Medical Transcription: Techniques and Procedures (Book with Access Code)

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  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback w/ Access Code
  • Copyright: 2011-03-01
  • Publisher: SAUNDERS W B CO

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Master the fundamentals of medical transcription and meet the challenges of the evolving medical transcription field with Medical Transcription: Techniques and Procedures, 7 th Edition. Respected authority Marcy O. Diehl delivers proven, practical training in the skills and technology essential to your success, including proofreading, editing, speech recognition technology, and more. This new edition also reflects an increased emphasis on medical editing and other related fields to keep you current with the changing medical transcription profession and fully prepare you for your role in health information management. Comprehensive coverage and practical exercises demonstrate fundamental editing/transcription concepts and boost your proficiency in:PunctuationCapitalizationNumbersAbbreviations and symbolsWord endingsFormation of plural formsExercises and helpful hints enhance your proofreading and editing skills and help you prevent common errors.Extensive practice and review exercises on Evolve reinforce your understanding and give you the experience to confidently move into the transcription workforce. New chapter highlights the transcriptionist's emerging role as a medical editor and how it impacts health information management and patient safety.Take Note boxes provide quick access to key editing/transcription tips.From the Field sections deliver helpful insight from practicing medical transcriptionists.Updated information familiarizes you with the latest medical transcription equipment.Live transcription exercises help you meet the Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity (ADHI)'s live transcription requirement and practice applying your transcription skills to scenarios commonly encountered in practice.Additional exercises test your ability to edit voice recognition software-generated reports.

Table of Contents

Career Role and Responsibilities
The Medical Transcription's Career, Including Ethical and Legal Responsibilities
Tools of Transcription
Equipment and Technology
Transcription Guidelines
Transcribing Numbers, Figures, and Abbreviations
Letter Transcription
Proofreading, Making Corrections, and Quality Assurance
Using Reference Books: Learn How to Get Help From the Experts
Word Endings: Plurals, Nouns, and Adjectives
Grammar Review
Medical Records and Reports
Outpatient Medical Chart Notes and Daily Progress Notes
Preparation of a History and Physical Examination Report
Preparation of Miscellaneous Medical Reports
Correspondence and Business Documents
Writing Business Documents: Email, Memos, Agendas, Minutes, and Policies
Making the Transition from MT to Speech Recognition Editor
Establishing Your Career and Applying for Transcribing Positions
Answers to Tests
Reference Materials
Medical Documents
Rules and Helpful Hints for Transcribing
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