Medical Transcription : Fundamentals and Practice

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Edition: 3rd
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 2006-12-23
Publisher(s): Prentice Hall
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Summary

Teaching users how to transcribeactualmedical dictation so that they can develop the selective hearing skills and experience necessary to gain competency as a medical transcriptionist, this guide offers a unique combination ofauthentic physician dictationby body systems, coordinated readings and exercises by medical specialty, and supplementary information vital to every medical transcriptionist.Supports text with six hours of authentic physical dictationnot synthetic studio recording; all dictations are carefully selected for subject matter, professionally edited to delete confidential identifying information, and then sequenced in a way to promote comprehension and encourage learning. Groups tapes by medical specialty (i.e., dermatology, urology, gastroenterology, cardiology, pulmonary medicine, endocrinology, orthopedics, obstetrics and gynecology, otorhinolaryngology, and radiology), with each dictation report offering the best example of its type for vocabulary density, technical content, and other instructional criteria; each report includes chart notes, letters, initial office valuations, consultations, history and physical examinations, discharge summaries, operative reports, emergency department reports, procedure notes, and diagnostic studies from each medical specialty.For anyone in the medical profession who wants to learn basic medical transcription, including medical assistants and legal transcription/court reporters.

Table of Contents

Fundamentals of Medical Transcription
Medical Fundamentals
Perspectives on Medical Transcription
Style GuidePart Two
The Practice of Medical Transcription
Dermatology
Otorhinolaryngology
Ophthalmology
Pulmonary Medicine
Cardiology and Hematology
Gastroenterology
Endocrinology
Urology and Nephrology
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Orthopedics
Neurology
Psychiatry
Pathology
Radiology
Resources
Glossary
Quick-Reference Word List
Normal Lab Values
Index
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