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Bringing together the clinical know-how of Kathy Bonewit-West, the administrative expertise of Sue Hunt, and the anatomy and physiology knowledge of Edith Applegate, this unique, hands-on text guides you through the medical knowledge and skills you need to succeed in today's fast-paced medical office. The latest standards and competencies for the medical assistant have been incorporated into this new edition, along with expanded coverage on important topics such as nutrition, the electronic medical record, ICD-10, emergency preparedness and disaster planning, time management, and computerized prescription refills.
Procedures on DVDs (Chapters 1-16 do not contain procedures) DVD 1 Chapter 17: Medical Asepsis and the OSHA Standard 17-1: Handwashing 17-2: Applying an Alcohol-Based Hand Rub 17-3: Applying and Removing Clean Disposable Gloves Chapter 18: Sterilization and Disinfection 18-1: Sanitation of Instruments 18-2 and 18-3: Wrapping Instruments Using Paper or Muslin and Wrapping Instruments Using a Pouch 18-4: Sterilizing Articles in the Autoclave Chapter 19: Vital Signs 19-1: Measuring Oral Body Temperature 19-2: Measuring Axillary Body Temperature 19-3: Measuring Rectal Body Temperature 19-4: Measuring Aural Body Temperature 19-5: Measuring Temporal Artery Body Temperature 19-6: Measuring Pulse and Respiration 19-7: Measuring Apical Pulse 19-8: Performing Pulse Oximetry 19-9: Measuring Blood Pressure Chapter 20: The Physical Examination 20-1: Measuring Weight and Height 20-2 - 20-9: Positioning and Draping 20-10: Assisting with the Physical Examination Chapter 21: Eye and Ear Assessment and Procedures 21-1: Assessing Distance Visual Acuity – Adult 21-1: Assessing Distance Visual Acuity – Child 21-2: Assessing Color Vision 21-3: Performing an Eye Irrigation 21-4: Performing an Eye Instillation 21-5: Performing an Ear Irrigation 21-6: Performing an Ear Instillation DVD 2 Chapter 22: Physical Agents to Promote Tissue Healing 22-1: Applying a Heating Pad 22-2: Applying a Hot Soak 22-3: Applying a H