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Book of Style for Medical Transcription

Book of Style for Medical Transcription - 3rd edition

Book of Style for Medical Transcription - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 9780935229585

ISBN10: 0935229582

Book of Style for Medical Transcription by Peg Hughes - ISBN 9780935229585
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 3RD 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: American Association for Medical Transcription
International: No
Book of Style for Medical Transcription by Peg Hughes - ISBN 9780935229585

ISBN13: 9780935229585

ISBN10: 0935229582

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 3RD 08

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The 3rd edition of The Book of Style for Medical Transcription from the Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity (AHDI) is now available in print and in a web-based electronic version. This widely acclaimed industry standards manual has long been the trusted resource for data capture and documentation standards in healthcare. The 3rd edition delivers a streamlined and strategically reorganized flow of critical data, enhanced explanation of standards and practical application, robust examples taken from clinical medicine settings, and so much more.

New in this edition:

* Reorganization of all content into topical sections and chapters
* Completely redrafted content sections throughout
* More detailed, comprehensive content explanations and rationale for standards and style
* More and better style application examples taken from a clinical medicine context
* A complete chapter dedicated to medical record types and formats, including turn-around times (TATs)
* A complete chapter dedicated to medical record privacy, security, and integrity
* A complete chapter dedicated to amending and modifying the patient record
* Trend Notes that alert the reader to the current and/or potential impact of emerging technologies on a particular standard of style
* An entire section of chapters addressing trends and drivers in the industry.
* Medical specialty chapters with organized standards, including new classification systems
* Cross-referencing throughout the text to redirect users to related information and standards

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