Conveniently organized to correspond with LaFleur Brooks' and Gillingham's Health Unit Coordinating, 5th Edition, this innovative new pocket guide presents essential information in a highly portable and easy-to-access format. Much of the information is presented in bulleted or numbered lists, to emphasize key points or highlight guidelines for carrying out vital tasks. Procedures give step-by-step instructions for performing duties such as patient admission, discharge, transfer, and more. In addition, this handbook contains such practical features as the full glossary from Health Unit Coordinating, 5th Edition as well as the Clinical Evaluation Record from the Skills Practice Manual to accompany Health Unit Coordinating. Other useful appendices include abbreviations frequently used in doctors' orders, word elements, common medical terms, and personal time management pages. It's an invaluable aid to students, as well as those already employed in health unit coordinating. Boxed information provides important reference information related to HUC career possibilities and practical tips about the working environment and carrying out job responsibilities. Procedures give step-by-step instructions for carrying out common HUC tasks. Notes column in procedures provides detailed explanations of the steps and additional instruction. Detailed Table of Contents helps readers to quickly find the specific information they need The glossary is reproduced in its entirety from Health Unit Coordinating, 5th Edition Appendix C, Medical Terms, includes pronunciations and meanings for easy reference. Appendix D, Clinical Evaluation Record, is reproduced from the Skills Manual, allowing students to measure and record their performance during clinical experiences on the nursing unit. Appendix E, Personal Time Management, contains record-keeping forms for frequently called phone numbers, personal notes, day planner, and monthly planner.LaFleur Brooks, Myrna is the author of 'Health Unit Coordinating Guide', published 2004 under ISBN 9780721617008 and ISBN 072161700X.