Author: Linda Graeter
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2014-08-28
Elsevier's Medical Laboratory Science Examination Review is a brand-new resource that offers all the review, practice, and support you need to prepare for the either the MLS or MLT certification examination. Each chapter in the book offers a thorough review on one of the core areas of Medical Laboratory Science as outlined by the ASCP Board of Certification. Practice questions are also featured at the end of each chapter and explanations and rationales for each correct answer appear at the end of the text. Plus, an eight-page full-color insert displays photomicrographs of hematological and microbiological specimens exactly as they appear under the microscope and on the MLS and MLT certification exams. A mock certifications exam is included in the print book as well as online at the companion Evolve website – which also houses additional practice questions – totaling 1,000 questions in all. Inclusion of both MLS and MLT level content and questions enables the book to be used for both certification exams Print mock exam at the end of the book contains 100 certification examination preparation questions. Content reviews in outline form enables each topic to be easily reviewed but covered in an appropriate depth. Online mock exams on the companion Evolve website include all the practice questions from the book plus additional unique questions that can be used to create mock exams for extra practice. Eight-page full-color insert within the book features 50 illustrations that show hematological and microbiological photomicrographs. Test-taking tips and suggestions discuss the exam, how it’s set up and scored, when to answer, guess and not answers questions, how to identify distracters, and more.
Author: Deborah E. Holmes
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2017-02-04
There's no better way to get ready for your Medical Assisting certification exam! With some 2,500 practice questions and customized online tests, Elsevier's Medical Assisting Exam Review, 5th Edition provides complete preparation for all six certification exams -- the CMA, RMA, CMAS, CCMA, CMAA, and CMAC. An illustrated, outline format makes it easy to review key medical assisting concepts and competencies, including anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, diseases and disorders, and administrative and clinical tasks. Written by medical assisting educator Deborah Holmes, this review includes answers and rationales for each question to help you strengthen any weak areas and prepare effectively for your certification exam. UNIQUE! Six certification exams are covered: the CMA (AAMA), RMA (AMT), CMAS (AMT), CCMA (NHA), CMAA (NHT), and CMAC (AMCA).Convenient, easy-to-follow outline format provides at-a-glance review of the subject areas typically found on certification exams for Medical Assisting.Complete test preparation includes three pretests -- administrative, clinical, and general -- as well as a comprehensive posttest, with answers and rationales for all questions.Study tips and test-taking strategies provide advice and insight into preparing effectively for your certification exam.Hundreds of additional practice questions are included on the Evolve companion website, along with flash cards and A&P animations, to boost your exam readiness and test-taking confidence. NEW! 2,500 questions -- including 550 all-new questions -- include answers, rationales, and mapping to six exam blueprints (CMA, RMA, CMAS, CCMA, CMAA, and CMAC). NEW content includes coverage of the Affordable Care Act, ICD-10, electronic office systems, vaccination updates, and more.NEW! Online test generator allows you to focus your practice on any topic and to create timed simulated exams.NEW! Records Management chapter tackles both paper management and Electronic Health Records, emphasizing the most up-to-date electronic ways to manage records.UPDATED! High-quality illustrations reinforce your understanding of medical assisting content and include photos of clinical equipment and supplies.
Author: Jean Jorgenson Linné
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
Release Date: 1999
This book has been a market leader in its field for many years, in part because it provides both a fundamental overview of the field of clinical laboratory science and a discipline-by-discipline approach to each of the clinical lab science areas. Key features in this edition include: expanded art program, Glossary, Review Questions, Case Studies, Chapter Outlines, easy-to-read format, Learning Objectives to reflect taxonomy levels of CLT/MLT and CLS/MT exams, and coverage of both clinical and theoretical information.
Author: F. J. Baker
Release Date: 2014-06-28
Genre: Health & Fitness
Introduction to Medical Laboratory Technology presents the development in the medical laboratory science. It discusses the general laboratory glassware and apparatus. It addresses a more specialized procedure in mechanization, automation, and data processing. Some of the topics covered in the book are the composition of glass; cleaning of glassware; the technique of using volumetric pipettes; technique for centrifugation; the production of chemically pure water; principal foci of a converging lens; micrometry; magnification; setting up the microscope; and fluorescence microscopy. The precautions against infection are covered. The storage of chemicals and treatment of accidents are discussed. The text describes the collection and reporting of specimens. A study of the fundamentals of chemistry and endocrine systems is presented. A chapter is devoted to the elementary colorimetry and spectro-photometry. Another section focuses on the introduction to clinical chemistry and blood gas analysis. The book can provide useful information to scientists, physicists, doctors, students, and researchers.
Author: Linda Anne Silvestri
Release Date: 2016-09-30
Part of the Saunders Pyramid to Success for NCLEX-PN series, this unique and comprehensive review program focuses specifically on material featured in the National Council of State Boards of Nursing's most recent NCLEX-PN test plan. The companion CD-ROM contains all 1,800 multiple-choice questions from the text plus over 1,200 additional practice questions.
Author: James J. Mizner
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2014-03-12
Covering everything you need to study for and pass the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) and ExCPT exams, Mosby's Review for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination, 3rd Edition makes exam preparation easy. Review the content you'll see on the exam with handy outlines, test-taking tips and strategies, and electronic flash cards. Written by noted pharmacy technician educator James J. Mizner, this complete review tests your knowledge and simulates the actual PTCB exam with 17 different, 100-question practice exams in the book and online. This edition is modeled after the updated Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam Blueprint. A total of 1,700 review questions are included in 17 practice exams in the book and online. 100-question format of each practice exam simulates the PTCB and ExCPT exams, with multiple-choice questions and the same balance of content, for a realistic test taking experience. 700 electronic flash cards help you learn and remember facts by covering the top 200 most prescribed pharmaceuticals, top 50 herbals, abbreviations, and sound-alike drugs. Review content reflects the new percentages covered on the PTCB exam. A convenient outline format helps you to quickly review important information you'll see on the exam. Tips and suggestions prepare you for test-taking success by providing an insider’s perspective on what to expect and how to prepare for your exam when you have limited time. Seven practice exams in the book feature the same format and content emphasis as the national exam. Ten practice exams on the Evolve companion website in both timed and untimed modes help you identify any areas of weakness, and include instant feedback and remediation. UPDATED content includes current drug information and pharmacy practice procedures based on the new Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam Blueprint. NEW! Chapter objectives provide a clear breakdown of content and goals for review.
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2016-07-18
Want to cover EVERYTHING on the NCLEX-RN? HESI can help! The HESI Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination, 5th Edition provides a comprehensive, all-in-one review of the information you need to know to not only succeed on the NCLEX-RN exam but also on your program’s HESI exit exam. Written in an easy-to-read outline format, this trusted guide breaks down chapters by clinical areas and the concepts emphasized on the NCLEX-RN exam. Rationales are provided for any incorrect answers or areas of weakness to help strengthen your understanding. The companion Evolve website also offers 700 practice questions in both study and exam formats to give you valuable practice using the same electronic testing format you will face on the nursing school exit exam and on the NCLEX-RN exam. 700 NCLEX practice questions on the companion Evolve website include alternate item formats to provide a testing experience similar to the exit and NCLEX exams. Chapters organized by clinical area enables you to easily search for various topics to review. HESI Hint boxes spotlight important clinical information and concepts commonly tested on the NCLEX-RN exam. Critical thinking study questions (with rationales) reinforce key concepts and content. Fill-in-the-blank and prioritizing questions mirror the new alternate item format item types included on the NCLEX-RN exam. Pharmacology tables highlight the need-to-know drug therapy content emphasized on the NCLEX-RN exam. Consistent format and chapter organization make it easy to move between topics when reviewing. NEW! Updated content reflects the latest NCLEX-RN test plan. NEW! Updated medications and nursing interventions have been added based on the latest evidence-based practice. NEW! Revised chapter on pediatric nursing includes an updated immunization chart, referral websites, and new content on children with disabilities and chromosomal and genetic syndromes. NEW! Revised chapter on maternity nursing features updated CPR guidelines and medications for neonatal cardiac arrest, as well as new HESI Hints that reflect new modalities such as fetal cell-DNA analysis and current screening tools. NEW! Revised chapter on psychiatric nursing includes new information on autism spectrum disorders, as well as updates on DSM 5 changes. NEW! Revised chapter on geriatrics features new content on polypharmacy in the elderly, the Geriatric Depression Scale as an assessment tool, the Mini-Cog tool for mental status assessment, and new information on elder mistreatment in various settings.
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2016-02-04
Passing your admission assessment exam is the first step on the journey to becoming a successful health professional — make sure you’re prepared with Admission Assessment Exam Review, 4th Edition! From the testing experts at HESI, this user-friendly guide walks you through the topics and question types found on admission exams, including: math, reading comprehension, vocabulary, grammar, biology, chemistry, anatomy and physiology, and physics. The guide includes hundreds of sample questions, step-by-step explanations, illustrations, and comprehensive practice exams to help you review the subject areas and hone your test-taking skills. Plus, the pre-test and post-test help identify your specific areas of weakness so you can focus your study time on the subjects you need most. If you want to pass the HESI Admission Assessment Exam or any other admissions assessment exam for health professions that you may encounter, there’s no better resource than HESI’s Admission Assessment Exam Review. HESI Hints boxes offer valuable test-taking tips, as well as rationales, suggestions, examples, and reminders for specific topics. Step-by-step explanations and sample problems in the math section show you how to work through each problem so you understand the steps it takes to complete the equation. Sample questions in all other sections prepare you for the questions you will face on the A2 Exam. User-friendly vocabulary chapter covers more of the medical terminology that you will face on the A2 Exam. Easy to read format with consistent section features includes an introduction, key terms, chapter outline, and a bulleted summary to better help you organize your review time and understand the information. Full-color layout and illustrations visually reinforce key concepts for better understanding. NEW! 25-question pre-test at the beginning of the text helps you assess your areas of strength and weakness before using the text. NEW! 50-question comprehensive post –test is included at the back of the text and covers all of the text’s subject areas. The questions will also include rationales for correct/incorrect answers. NEW! Evolve companion site with two comprehensive practice exams helps hone your review and preparation for the HESI Admission Assessment Exam. NEW! Physics review questions have been added to ensure you are thoroughly prepared in this subject area.
Microbiology and Molecular Diagnosis in Pathology: A Comprehensive Review for Board Preparation, Certification and Clinical Practice reviews all aspects of microbiology and molecular diagnostics essential to successfully passing the American Board of Pathology exam. This review book will also serve as a first resource for residents who want to become familiar with the diagnostic aspects of microbiology and molecular methods, as well as a refresher course for practicing pathologists. Opening chapters discuss issues of laboratory management, including quality control, biosafety, regulations, and proper handling and reporting of laboratory specimens. Review chapters give a quick overview of specific clinical infections as well as different types of bacteria, viruses, fungal infections, and infections caused by parasites. Following these, coverage focuses on diagnostic tools and specific tests: media for clinical microbiology, specific stains and tests for microbial identifications, susceptibility testing and use of antimicrobial agents, tests for detecting antibodies, antigens, and microbial infections. Two final chapters offer overviews on molecular diagnostics principles and methods as well as the application of molecular diagnostics in clinical practice. Takes a practical and easy-to-read approach to understanding microbiology at an appropriate level for both board preparation as well as a professional refresher course Covers all important clinical information found in larger textbooks in a more succinct and easy-to-understand manner Covers essential concepts in microbiology in such a way that residents, fellows, and clinicians understand the methods and tests without having to become specialists in the field Offers a quick overview of specific clinical infections as well as different types of bacteria, viruses, fungal infections, and infections caused by parasites
This practical, easy-to-use guide, named to Doody’s Core Titles 2013, addresses interference issues in all laboratory tests, including patient epigenetics, process of specimen collection, enzymes, biomarkers. Clinicians and laboratory scientists can therefore rely on one reference which speaks to both their needs of accurate specimen analysis and optimal patient care. Erroneous hospital and pathology laboratory results can be confusing and problematic, especially in acute care situations. While some factors creating interference, can be identified in the laboratory, detecting many others is often dependent on clinical details unavailable to the laboratory scientists or pathologists. Therefore, clinicians must become proficient in identifying such erroneous reports, and working with pathologists and laboratory scientists so that they can understand the source of such interferences, correct the results, and then decide what course of action must be followed for proper patient management. Named to Doody’s Core Titles 2013, a collection development tool for health sciences libraries of all sizes, by Doody Enterprises Practical information for both clinicians and laboratory scientists, presented in the form of tables and charts for easy reference Focus on range and sources of interferences rather than details of toxicologic mechanisms which are well covered in toxicology textbooks Covers interferences across endocrine, oncology, hematology, immunohistochemistry, immunology, serology, microbiology, and molecular testing
Author: Kathy Bonewit-West
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2015-10-13
Genre: Clinical medicine
Launch your career in medical assisting with Today''s Medical Assistant, Clinical & Administrative Procedures, 3rd Edition! Bringing together the clinical know-how of Kathy Bonewit-West, the administrative expertise of Sue Hunt, and the anatomy and physiology knowledge of Edith Applegate, this hands-on guide uses easy-to-follow language and detailed visuals to walk readers through all of the medical knowledge, procedures, and skills needed for success in today''s fast-paced medical office. Not only does this new edition incorporate the latest standards and competencies throughout all of its content and resources, but it also includes an incredibly wide assortment of engaging learning tools and activities that help readers fully understand and demonstrate those competencies. If you want to be fully prepared for tomorrow''s medical assisting profession, then look no further than Today''s Medical Assistant! Consistent and meticulous coverage throughout the main text, Evolve resources, study guide, and SimChart for the Medical Office provide reliable content and unparalleled accuracy on the responsibilities of the modern medical assistant. The most up-to-date content outfits readers with the latest information and insights on key topics such as: electronic medical records (EMR), HIPAA, and advanced directives documentation, evaluation & management, office and hospital services (billing & coding) emergency preparedness ICD-10 coding medical office technology medical asepsis, OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard; AIDS & Hepatitis, latex glove allergies vital signs pediatrics, immunization information, IM injection (theory), child abuse colonoscopies IV therapy CLIA waived tests Unique learning aids throughout the book include: procedure charting examples outlines, detailed learning objectives, and key terms for each chapter Highlight boxes What Would You Do? What Would You Not Do? boxes Patient Teaching boxes On the Web boxes Putting It All into Practice boxes Memories from Practicum boxes glossary of key terms Arsenal of engaging activities on the Evolve companion site gives users a fun way to practice their medical assisting knowledge. Over 120 procedures give readers clear, illustrated guidance on each step of every procedure. The procedural videos on the Evolve companion site enable users to view the procedures in action. 8th grade reading level makes material approachable and easy to understand for all types of readers. Full-color design makes the book visually stimulating. NEW! Chapter on nutrition underscores the CAAHEP curriculum''s emphasis on nutrition by covering all of the latest nutritional information that pertains to today''s medical assistants. NEW! Updated chapters on emergency preparedness and medical records ensure readers are up to date on the latest advances and rulings in these topical areas. NEW! Updated content aligned to the most recent CAAHEP and ABHES competencies ensures readers have the latest information needed to obtain employment and long-term success on the job. NEW! Expanded resources on Evolve now include videos, video evaluations, and practice examinations for the CMA, RMA, CCMA, and CMAA. NEW! Tie-in with SimChart for the Medical Office links important text content to opportunities for hands on practice working on Elsevier''s educational EHR. NEW! Updated photographs and illustrations give readers a closer look at today''s most pertinent information and skills for the medical assistant. NEW! Expanded A&P key terminology sections give readers ample terminology reinforcement, including proper pronunciations.