Offering quick access to the pathological conditions most commonly
seen in the physician’s office, this portable text/reference is
ideal for administrative and clinical medical assistants who have
responsibilities such as billing, coding, telephone screening,
taking patient examinations, understanding diagnostic and treatment
procedures, and putting together patient education programs.
Reflecting the latest changes in the field, this fourth edition
describes over 500 conditions and disorders, and includes ICD-9-CM
and ICD-10-CM codes for each disease entry. A companion website
enhances understanding with exercises, patient screening and
patient teaching critical thinking questions, A&P web links,
and certification exam review questions.