In this invaluable manual, Sam Hodge shares the Three W’s—What, When and Where—to obtaining medical information, thereby saving you hours of extensive research in medical terminology and years of practice reading records. Sam explains how to make the retrieval process easier and how to organize the records, sharing his very own methods and tricks for understanding medical terminology and jargon.
Summary of Contents:
The Three W’s--What, When, and Where to Obtain Medical Information; Topics; Medical Ethics; Road Blocks; Fees to Obtain the Medical Records; Point of View of Plaintiff’s Counsel in Obtaining the Records; Point of View of Defense’s Counsel in Obtaining the Claimant’s Records; How to Obtain Records; Litigation Tips; Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations; Understanding Medical Technology; Terms of Relationship and Comparision; Terms of Movement; Terms of Laterality; Terms of Description; Terms of Measurement; Other Common Word Parts; Structures of the Body; Soft Tissues; Systems of the Body; Medical Records; Retention of Medical Records; Diagnostic Medicine; Diagnostic Imaging; Lab Tests; Diagnostic Procedures; Research and Investigative Tips; Independent Medical Examination; Expert Witness Affirmation Statement by AAOS.
Number of Pages: 122