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Medical assistants provide support both in the front and back of medical offices and clinics. The duties required of medical assistants include recording patient information and history, measuring the vital signs of pati... More »

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Turpentine oil has medical uses, including applying it to the skin to relieve joint, muscle, nerve and toothache pain, explains WebMD. Additional uses include inhaling the oil's vapors to decrease chest congestion that a... More »

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An amylum is a starch. A starch is a high molecular weight polysaccharide made up of d-glucose residues consisting of 80 percent amylopectin and 20 percent amylose. It is a complex carbohydrate found in seeds, fruits, tu... More »

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Auxiliary nurses are also referred to as health care assistants, and they provide assistance to doctors and nurses in hospitals, doctor's offices, nursing homes and medical clinics. Duties of an auxiliary nurse include d... More »

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Medical assistants perform a combination of administrative and clinical duties in outpatient or ambulatory care facilities, medical offices, clinics and patient homes. Medical assistants work as patient liaisons, helping... More »

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Medical assistants need to perform a variety of clinical and administrative tasks, such as taking medical histories, explaining treatments to patients, answering telephones, updating records and filling out insurance for... More »

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As of 2015, the majority of medical assistants work in physicians offices, but there are some who work in other health care facilities, such as clinics, group practices and primary care. The expansion of federal health l... More »

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