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Healthcare Documentation: Fundamentals and Practice, 4th Edition

By Health Professions Institute, Ellen Drake, Sally C. Pitman, John H. Dirckx

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Apr 10, 2013


Ideal for learners with no prior experience and those seeking refresher training, Healthcare Documentation: Fundamentals and Practice, 4/e is the most comprehensive healthcare documentation learning system available. It begins with a thorough overview of the medicolegal and technology aspects of healthcare documentation, including key trends such as electronic health records, security, privacy, and speech recognition. Next, it provides integrated content linked to 10 hours of exceptionally authentic medical dictation practice. Extensive exercises in the text combine with online audio exercises to systematically reinforce core knowledge and build critical thinking, editing, and research skills. The final chapter focuses on finding employment and preparing students for the workplace, professional development, and continuing education. This edition has been extensively revised for the latest industry trends and techniques, contains many new learning features, and offers a compelling new full-color design with many new illustrations.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Healthcare Documentation Profession

Chapter 2. The Healthcare Record

Chapter 3. Healthcare Documentation Technology

Chapter 4. Medical Transcription Practices

Chapter 5. Perspectives on Style

Chapter 6. Psychiatry

Chapter 7. Dermatology

Chapter 8. Family Medicine

Chapter 9. Internal Medicine

Chapter 10. Pulmonary Medicine

Chapter 11. Ophthalmology

Chapter 12. Cardiology

Chapter 13. Urology

Chapter 14. Obstetrics/Gynecology

Chapter 15. Gastroenterology

Chapter 16. Orthopedics

Chapter 17. Neurology

Chapter 18. Radiology

Chapter 19. Pathology

Chapter 20. Professional Issues

Purchase Info

ISBN-10: 0-13-298814-3

ISBN-13: 978-0-13-298814-8

Format: Book

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