Meeting the highest standards outlined by ABHES and CAAHEP, this is the definitive clinical medical assisting book today! A unique body systems approach sets the stage for this modern and up to date clinical medical assisting book. material. Section I discusses the primary concepts and dynamics of medical assisting. The second section advances the student into the medical office, the physician office lab (POL), asepsis, and minor surgery. Pharmacology and medication administration are also addressed. The book moves on to the third section, diagnostic testing in the medical office. The fourth section covers medical specialties and testing, and the fifth deals with medical specialties. The sixth and final section covers nontraditional medicine.