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Medical Ethics in the Ancient World
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 288

Medical Ethics in the Ancient World

In this book Paul Carrick charts the ancient Greek and Roman foundations of Western medical ethics. Surveying 1500 years of pre-Christian medical moral history, Carrick applies insights from ancient medical ethics to developments in contemporary medicine such as advance directives, gene therapy, physician-assisted suicide, abortion, and surrogate motherhood. He discusses such timeless issues as the social status of the physician; attitudes toward dying and death; and the relationship of medicine to philosophy, religion, and popular morality. Opinions of a wide range of ancient thinkers are consulted, including physicians, poets, philosophers, and patients. He also explores the puzzling quest...

Medical Filing
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 86

Medical Filing

The new edition of this worktext addresses such relevant issues as security and confidentiality, and covers numeric filing, alphabetic filing, cross-referencing, color coding, records control and computer assisted filing. Objectives, key terms and examples give students an understanding of medical filing procedures. Organized into seven units, including many examples, illustrations, "check your understanding" exercises, "check your knowledge" questions, application projects and a final exam. Completion time: 10-15 hours. (medical assisting, medical filing)

Medical Assisting
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 726

Medical Assisting

This competency-based learning system covers the administrative, clinical, and general areas necessary for entry-level employment as identified by the medical assistant role delineation study issued by the American Association of Medical Assistants. A listing of role delineation areas in each unit and in Appendix A make it easy to locate specific skills within each competency. A unit on related therapies presents information on complimentary and alternative treatments. Benefits: Icons in each unit direct you to the administrative and clinical skills CD-ROMs in the back of the book for practice activities to help you better understand concepts. Realistic charting examples at the end of procedures encourage correct documentation of a patient's chart. Registered Medical Assistant -RMA (AMT) certification competencies included in an appendix for reference Critical thinking questions linked to the medical-legal-ethical scenarios help you focus on delineation competencies.

Essential Medical Terminology
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 333

Essential Medical Terminology

This best-selling introduction to medical terminology text is flexible enough to be used in a traditional or a self-instructional course format. Suited for students of all levels in the allied health professions, this text provides the appropriate amount of detail needed to learn the basics of medical terminology. This Third Edition also includes a new chapter on Cancer Medicine and a user-friendly CD-ROM that includes interactive flashcards, crossword puzzles, and additional exercises.

Medical Receptionists and Secretaries Handbook
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 350

Medical Receptionists and Secretaries Handbook

This best-selling classic has now been fully revised, expanded and updated. It has established itself over ten years and with three previous editions as the essential handbook for study and daily reference. Medical Receptionists and Secretaries Handbook, Fourth Edition contains vital information for all staff enabling them to work efficiently and effectively both within the NHS and private medical sectors. It encourages an understanding of the importance of administrative staff in providing high standards of patient care and promotes teamwork throughout the whole healthcare environment. No medical receptionist, secretary or healthcare administrator should be without it!

Medical Office Practice
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 90

Medical Office Practice

If you are entering a new profession as a medical office assistant or just need to refresh and hone your skills in the front office, Medical Office Practice, 7e is a must. This simulation of working in a medical office will make you feel as if you are on the job. Daily tasks are assigned based upon the normal occurrence of these tasks in a real office setting. This natural progression of tasks helps bridge the gap from learning to actually being on the job, making your transition to the workforce seamless.

Medical Geography
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 498

Medical Geography

The leading text in the field, this book provides a comprehensive introduction to geographic approaches to studying disease and promoting health. It presents cutting-edge techniques of spatial and social analysis and explores their relevance for understanding cultural and political ecology, disease systems, and public health issues across the globe. Essential topics include how new diseases emerge and epidemics develop in particular places; the intersecting influences on health of biological processes, culture, environment, and behavior; and the changing landscape of health care planning and service delivery. The text is richly illustrated with tables, figures, and maps, including 16 color p...

Medical Terminology
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 648

Medical Terminology

The textbook that originated the use of the complete medical record to teach terminology has been revised! New features include a new full-color design; a bonus CD-ROM packaged with the text, including fun assessment exercises and audio pronunciations; and flashcards bound into the text for student self-study. The free faculty ancillary package includes an Instructor's Manual with Instructor's Resource CD-ROM--which includes an imagebank and a test generator. A free transparency set is also available. Online Tutoring powered by Smarthinking--Free online tutoring, powered by Smarthinking, gives students access to expert nursing and allied health science educators whose mission, like yours, is to achieve success. Students can access live tutoring support, critiques of written work, and other valuable tools. Visit http: //thepoint.lww.com/Willis2e for more information on the text and to view sample pages.

The Treatment of Modern Western Medical Diseases with Chinese Medicine
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 567

The Treatment of Modern Western Medical Diseases with Chinese Medicine

This book is a textbook and clinical manual on the treatment of modern Western medical diseases with Chinese medicine. By modern Western medical diseases, we mean all the disease categories of Western medicine excluding gynecology and pediatrics. By Chinese medicine, we mean standard contemporary professional Chinese medicine as taught at the two dozen provincial Chinese medical colleges in the People's Respublic of China. The two main therapeutic modalities used in the practice of this style of Chinese medicine are acupuncture-moxibustion and the internal administration of multi-ingredient Chinese medicinal formulas. Treatment plans for each disease discussed herein are given for each of these two main modalities.

Frequently Asked Clinical Questions about Medical Abortion
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 35

Frequently Asked Clinical Questions about Medical Abortion

This publication contains answers to a range of frequently asked questions on medical abortion services, based on the discussions at an international conference held in Bellagio, Italy in November 2004. By focusing on practical issues, the answers should be particularly helpful to health-care personnel who are considering establishing, or already providing, a service for medical abortion in the early first trimester.