For courses in comprehensive medical assisting. A pocket-sized, step-by-step guide to medical assisting Keys to Medical Assisting: A Pocket Guide is an easy-to-use reference guide for both students and practicing medical assistants. Designed to fit in a pocket, the guide progresses from basic concepts to more complex competencies. Chapters are grouped into one of four sections: Administrative Medical Assisting, Office Equipment and Financial Management, Clinical Medical Assisting, and Basic Pharmacology and Administration of Medications. The 2nd edition presents day-to-day procedures in an accessible step-by-step format, and includes new at-a-glance tables and key focus boxes providing quick access to essential knowledge.