Designed to ease your transition from classroom to practice, this quick-reference pocket guide keeps all of the essential information you need at hand and organized for easy review. It's the ideal procedure manual every medical assistant needs for the clinical setting. This completely updated Second Edition includes step-by-step coverage of the most common procedures that you'll perform in clinical and administrative settings. Carry these features into practice-- . "You Need to Know" sections and "Warning" boxes highlight essential information and provide practical advice on a wide range of topics including chart notes, documentation examples, patient tips, and much more. . Rationale is provided for key steps, broadening and strengthening your comprehension of the "big picture" surrounding everyday practice. . Content meets the current standards of both the AAMA (American Association of Medical Assistants) and the AMT (American Medical Technologists), so you can perform with confidence. . Compact size and spiral binding make this a portable, durable guide for use on the job.Molle, Elizabeth is the author of 'Lippincott Williams & Wilkins' Pocket Guide to Medical Assisting ', published 2004 under ISBN 9780781751179 and ISBN 0781751179.