Saunders Medical Assisting Exam Review - E-Book

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Nov 16, 2010 - Medical - 288 pages

Thoroughly updated to reflect the latest CAAHEP and ABHES standards, Saunders Medical Assisting Exam Review, 3rd Edition helps you to prepare for and pass the CMA or RMA certification exam. Review core concepts and competencies at a glance and assess your understanding with a variety of realistic practice tests that simulate the exam experience and help you build test-taking confidence. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included.

  • Updated content reflects current CAAHEP and ABHES standards and details the latest developments in Emergency Preparedness, the Electronic Medical Record, and more.
  • New chapters reinforce your understanding of key concepts in Professionalism & Career Development and Nutrition.
  • Current information keeps you up to date on the top 50 drugs most commonly encountered in practice.
  • Information on ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS provides a valuable introduction to the forthcoming billing and reimbursement code set.
  • Updated laboratory tests and normal values familiarize you with current practices in testing technology.
  • Additional illustrations clarify important concepts.
  • Updated content reflects current CAAHEP and ABHES standards and details the latest developments in Emergency Preparedness, the Electronic Medical Record, and more.
  • New chapters reinforce your understanding of key concepts in Professionalism & Career Development and Nutrition.
  • Current information keeps you up to date on the top 50 drugs most commonly encountered in practice.
  • Information on ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS provides a valuable introduction to the forthcoming billing and reimbursement code set.
  • Updated laboratory tests and normal values familiarize you with current practices in testing technology.
  • Additional illustrations clarify important concepts.
 

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Contents

Taking the Medical Assistant Examination
1
PreTest 1
4
Pretest 2
11
PreTest 3
19
Medical Terminology
26
Anatomy and Physiology
34
Psychology and Stages of Human Growth and Development
95
Communication
101
Infection Control and Asepsis
156
Vital Signs and Anthropometric Measurement
159
Assisting with the Physical Examination
165
Assisting with Medical Specialties
171
Nutrition
192
Therapeutic Modalities and Physical Agents to Promote Tissue Healing
200
Radiography and Diagnostic Imaging
203
Pharmacology Medication Administration and Intravenous Therapy
206

Law Ethics and HIPAA
105
Professionalism and Career Development
113
Computer Concepts Written Communications and Mail Processing
115
Records Management
124
Patient Reception
128
Office Management
134
Finances
138
Coding
146
Health Insurance
151
Minor Surgery
220
Clinical Lab
229
First Aid and Office Emergencies
246
PostTest
249
PreTest 1 Answer Key
256
PreTest 2 Answer Key
261
PreTest 3 Answer Key
267
PostTest Answer Key
273
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