Medical Transcription Guide: Do's and Don'ts

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Here's a quick, complete and handy reference to all the possible styles, fomats and usage, and layout guides for medical typing and transcribing. Features a complete editing guide to both common English grammar rules as well as special grammatical problems of medical terminology with its associated symbols, abbreviations and obscure lexicon devices. Presents actual examples from medical writing. Pocket-sized for convenience.

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Contents

Abbreviations and Symbols
1
Address Formats for Letters and Forms
17
Apostrophe
31
Capitalization
39
The Colon
55
The Comma
62
Compounds
79
Dash
91
Metric System
275
Numbers
283
Parentheses
313
Period and Decimal Point
319
Plural Forms
325
Possessives
339
Progress Notes or Chart Notes
347
Proofreading and Revisions
359

Drug and Drug References
95
Editing
103
Envelope Preparation
115
Eponyms
121
Exclamation Mark
127
History and Physical Format
131
Hyphen Use and Word Division
157
Laboratory Terminology
169
vii
178
Letter Format
187
Manuscripts
209
Medical Reports
225
Memos Minutes and Other
255
Question Mark
367
Quotation Marks
371
Semicolon
395
Slash
407
Spelling
413
Symbols
431
Time
451
Vitae Format and Preparation
463
Word Finder
477
ZIP Codes
487
Index
511
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