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H&P: A Nonphysician's Guide to the Medical History and Physical Examination, 4th ed.

Medical transcription textbook in workbook format with exercises at the end of each chapter.

 

MT Textbook: H&P    

A great resource for those preparing for credentialing exams.

H&P4 Table of Contents and Sample Chapter

Price: Just $34    

The fourth edition of H & P: A Nonphysician's Guide to the Medical History and Physical Examination, written by John H. Dirckx, M.D., is a valuable textbook and desk reference that explains the history and physical report step by step, demystifying the elusive language of physicians. It aids both novice and experienced transcriptionists in deciphering difficult dictation and can be used as a study aid for credentialing exams.  It is essential for anyone handling or interpreting healthcare records--in the classroom or on the job!

Each chapter contains comprehensive exercises that build vocabulary, increase understanding of medical concepts, and develop decision-making skills, with an emphasis on critical thinking. Features include:

    * separate chapters for each step of the history and physical exam
    * hundreds of excerpts from authentic H & P reports
    * comprehensive exercises with emphasis on critical thinking skills
    * answer keys to objective exercises
    * relevant words and phrases listed alphabetically in For Quick Reference sidebars
    * medical jargon discussed and defined along with formal terminology
    * a glossary of words and phrases not found in standard references
    * photos and anatomical drawings throughout the text
    * activities and approaches for different learning styles

A CD is NEW with this edition!

Hundreds of audio files for listening exercises with written transcripts, so students can correlate reading with actual dictation!

Comprehensive written exercises with emphasis on critical thinking skills. These exercises are now on CD so students can enter their answers and print out or else submit to the teacher electronically. The following unique exercise types enhance the learning experience:

    * Review and Summarize
    * Pause and Reflect
    * Relate and Remember
    * Collaborate and Share
    * Generalize and Apply
    * Explain and Learn
    * Compare and Contrast
    * Extrapolate and Project
    * Relax and Play

H&P4 Table of Contents and Sample Chapter


Softcover, 163 pp., 8 1/2" x 11," 2009. ISBN: 0-934385-96-3.  Just $34.