Chapter 40 - Assisting with examinations in the basic specialties. This chapter introduces you to the basic specialties of internal medicine, pediatrics, and obstetrics and gynecology. You will learn about the types of examinations and diagnostic tests used in these specialties and about the common diseases and disorders seen in these specialities.
Chapter 41 - Assisting with highly specialized examinations. This chapter introduces you to many of the specialties, their diseases and disorders, the types of examinations involved, and how the medical assistant can assist with diagnostic testing by collecting and processing specimens. Certain specialized tests and how to correctly administer them are also included in this chapter.
Chapter 53 - X-Rays and diagnostic radiology. Diagnostic radiology has evolved immensely since the discovery of the simple x-ray beam. It has become a valuable screening and clinical diagnosis tool for physicians. In this chapter, you will learn the basics of noninvasive and invasive radiology as well as your role as a medical assistant in this testing.
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