OverviewDedication. Preface. Acknowledgements. Unit 1: CAREER DEVELOPMENT. 1. Professional Development. 2. Medical Editing as a Career. Unit 2: LISTENING SKILLS: DO YOU HEAR WHAT I HEAR? 3. Deciphering Accents. 4. Medications: Usage, Idiosyncracies, and Sound-alikes. 5. Front-End Vs. Back-End Speech Recognition. Unit 3: ELEMENTS OF MEDICAL EDITING. 6. Building Editing Skills. Unit 4: REPORT TYPES. 7. Correspondence. 8. Radiology. 9. Acute Care. 10. Chronic Care. Glossary of Key Terms. Appendix A: Index of QME Physicians. Appendix B: Challenging Words, Terms, and Prefixes. Appendix C: List of drugs: Trade names with corresponding generic names. Appendix D: Do Not Use list from The Joint Commission. Appendix E: Postal Service Addressing Standards Appendix F: United States Military Bases. Appendix G: Resources. Appendix H: Bibliography. Index.