Phlebotomy Handbook: Blood Specimen Collection from Basic to Advanced

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Phlebotomy Handbook: Blood Specimen Collection from Basic to Advanced

Format:  Paperback,

667 pages

Publisher: Pearson

Publish Date: Feb 2009

ISBN-13: 9780135134245

ISBN-10: 0135134242

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"Phlebotomy Handbook: Blood Specimen Collection from Basic to Advanced " is a comprehensive book covering blood and specimen collection. It provides today's health care professionals with the latest safety guidelines; condensed information about new federal regulations; updates on equipment and supplies; new NCCLS standards and hazard prevention techniques; competencies important in the workplace; strategies for the certification process and securing a job; and extensive coverage on transcultural communication skills for all ages. Aside from its updated technical and procedural information, this edition is easy-to-read in a step-by-step format. New features to this edition are: Action and Practice presents an additional case study with questions to test your critical thinking skills; Check Yourself presents a brief description of a procedure to be performed along with questions to test your knowledge of the requirements and steps to perform to complete the procedure; and Competency Checklists provide a list of competencies you should master relevant to the chapter content and NAACLS competencies.


Publisher: Pearson
Publish Date: Feb 2009
ISBN-13: 9780135134245
ISBN-10: 0135134242
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 667
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 2.45
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 7.5 x 10.0 x 1.25

Chapter outline

Overview and Safety Procedures
Phlebotomy Practice and Quality Assessment
Communication, Computerization, and Documentation
Professional Ethics, Legal, and Regulatory Issues
Infection Control
Safety and First Aid
Medical TerminologyAnatomy and Physiology of Organ Systems
The Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems
Phlebotomy Equipment and Procedures
Blood Collection Equipment
Preanalytical Complications Causing Medical Errors in Blood Collection
Venipuncture Procedures
Capillary Blood Specimens
Specimen Handling, Transportation and Processing
Point of Care Testing and Special Procedures
Pediatric and Geriatric Procedures
Point-of-Care (POC) Collections
Arterial, Intravenous (IV), and Special Collection Procedures
Urinalysis, Body Fluids, and Other Specimens
Drug Use, Forensic Toxicology, Workplace Testing, Sports Medicine, and Related Areas

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