Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

HCOA: Health Care Office Administration Program: Reference Books

This Research Guide will help students in the HCOA program find information about diseases, medical procedures, human anatomy, and the management of health information.

New Reference Books

Library Catalog

Search the Library catalog (SpartaCat) to find books. Materials on health care topics are located in the call number range beginning with the letter R. Guides to human anatomy are shelved in the sections labeled with the call numbers QM and QP.

Reference Books (Use in the Library)

Print materials located in the Reference section may be used only in the Library. Information from these books may be saved by photocopying or scanning the desired pages. The following titles are recommended for Health Care Office Administration courses.

 

v  Campbell’s Psychiatric Dictionary (9th edition)

RC 437 .H5 2009

 

v  Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment (59th edition)

RC 71 .A14 2020

 

v  Diagnostic & Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders: DSM-5 (5th edition)

RC 455.2 .C4 D54 2013

 

v  Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary (33rd edition)

R 121 .D73 2020

 

v  Encyclopedia of Addictions

RC 563.4 .H65 2009

 

v  Encyclopedia of Elder Care (3rd edition)

RC 954 .E53 2014  Also available online.

               

v  Facts on File Library of Health & Living (each volume covers a medical condition)

Check SpartaCat for call numbers.

 

v  Gray’s Anatomy (41st edition)

QM 23.2 .G73 2016

 

v  Magill’s Medical Guide (8th edition)

RC 41 .M34 2018  Also available online.

 

v  Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (10th edition)

R 121 .M89 2017

 

v  Salem Health: Complementary & Alternative Medicine

R 733 .C66 2012  Also available online.

 

v  Salem Health: Genetics & Inherited Conditions (2nd edition)

RB 155.5 .G46 2017  Also available online.

 

v  Salem Health: Infectious Diseases & Conditions

RC 112 .I4577 2012  Also available online.

 

v  Salem Health: Psychology & Behavioral Health (4th edition)

BF 636 .P86 2015  Also available online.

 

v  Stedman's Medical Abbreviations, Acronyms & Symbols (5th edition)

R 123 .S69 2013

 

v  Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (23rd edition)

R 121 .T18 2017