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Introduction to Health Science Technology [With CDROM]
by Louise Simmers and Karen Simmers-Nartker and Sharon Simmers-Kobelak


Overview - Based on the best-selling Diversified Health Occupations, Introduction to Health Science Technology provides the health science technology student with basic entry level knowledge required for a variety of health care careers, including medical terminology, basic anatomy and physiology, computer training, leadership, team building skills and in-depth medical math.  Read more...

 
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More About Introduction to Health Science Technology [With CDROM] by Louise Simmers; Karen Simmers-Nartker; Sharon Simmers-Kobelak
 
 
 
Overview
Based on the best-selling Diversified Health Occupations, Introduction to Health Science Technology provides the health science technology student with basic entry level knowledge required for a variety of health care careers, including medical terminology, basic anatomy and physiology, computer training, leadership, team building skills and in-depth medical math. It is also a highly practical resource that covers the core information needed to pursue a career in health care, from an introduction to the health care industry to descriptions of health-related careers to legal and ethical responsibilities of health care workers. Carefully revised with new photos throughout, the second edition includes updated information on the Food Guide Pyramid, infection control information, standards for blood pressure that concur with AMA and AHA recommendations, and much more. Benefits: * NEW New chapter highlights history and trends of health care * Internet Search topics at the end of each chapter encourage the student to explore the web to obtain current information on the many aspects of health care * Review questions by chapter assess comprehension * NEW Mandates of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) are incorporated throughout * NEW Careers have been organized according to National Career Clusters * NEW New section on bioterrorism provides information on this threat and describes methods for prevention and action * NEW Information on viruses has been expanded to include new potential sources of epidemics and pandemics, with additional emphasis on infection control * NEW Section on cardiopulmonary resuscitation has been revised to meet the American Heart Association's latest standards for CPR for health care professionals * NEW Weight Management section discusses methods to calculate ideal weight, loss and gain strategies, and food choices to maintain health * NEW New feature called ?Today's Research?Tomorrow

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781418021221
  • ISBN-10: 1418021229
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publish Date: April 2008
  • Page Count: 620
  • Dimensions: 10.89 x 8.67 x 1.14 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.38 pounds


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