Modern Medical Assisting

by Kanai L Mukherjee, Anuradha Chakravarthy, Bibhas C Bandyopadhyay

The book “Modern Medical Assisting” describes the history and management of medical office. This book is divided into 6 sections. Section 1 describes the history of medicine as it developed in the East and in the West, operation and management of the medical office. Section 2 is explains fundamentals of medical science where the states of the body in health and diseases. Section 3 is describes the preparation of the patient for the medical examination done by the physician. It includes the documentation of medical history and preparing the patient before the physical examination. Section 4 explains how the medical assistant can help the doctor in the examination room during physical examination, ambulatory care and in minor office surgery. Section 5 deals with the assistance needed from a medical assistant for effective therapy. It starts with patient education towards the understanding of the therapeutic measures that the doctor has recommended and performing simple diagnostic tests as an aid to diagnosis. The knowledge of basic pharmacology and essentials of mathematical calculation are included for therapeutic management. Section 6 describes the emergency procedures that may arise within the office.

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Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Mukherjee Kanai L
Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India; Essex Community College, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
2. Chakravarthy Anuradha
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
3. Bandyopadhyay Bibhas C Johns Hopkins University; Hagerstown, Maryland, USA
ISBN 9789351524199
Speciality Medicine
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/12533
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2015
Pages 408
Book Type Reference


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