The Complete Textbook of Phlebotomy / Edition 3

The Complete Textbook of Phlebotomy / Edition 3

by Lynn B. Hoeltke
     
 

ISBN-10: 1418010529

ISBN-13: 9781418010522

Pub. Date: 01/06/2006

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This comprehensive text provides in-depth training and information on the skill of phlebotomy for allied health professionals. Phlebotomy is an invasive procedure that requires a depth of knowledge to provide the most accurate and risk-free technique in the collection of a blood sample. The knowledge gained from this book is more than just the ability to collect a

Overview

This comprehensive text provides in-depth training and information on the skill of phlebotomy for allied health professionals. Phlebotomy is an invasive procedure that requires a depth of knowledge to provide the most accurate and risk-free technique in the collection of a blood sample. The knowledge gained from this book is more than just the ability to collect a blood sample. The learner will have a better understanding of what is in the blood sample and why it was collected. This invaluable text establishes professional standards for phlebotomy professionals. Features:
*Easy-to-read writing style
*Legal compliance issues
*Customer service skills
*Step-by-step procedures
(risk-free, accurate, compliance, Allied Health, phlebotomy, Medical Lab Technicians, blood, blood samples)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781418010522
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/06/2006
Series:
Medical Lab Technician Solutions to Enhance Your Courses! Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION TO PHLEBOTOMY: History of Phlebotomy. Phlebotomy's Role in Health Care. Laboratories in the 21st Century. Laboratory Staff. Ethical Considerations. Standards Used in the Laboratory. Quality Assurance in Phlebotomy. Body Systems. Anatomy and Physiology of the Circulatory System. SAFETY IN PHLEBOTOMY: Infection Control and Isolation Techniques. Procedure for Blood Collection in an Isolation Room. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Disposal of Used Materials. Importance of Following Safety Guidelines. PHLEBOTOMY EQUIPMENT: The Metric System. Syringes and Needles. Evacuated System. Butterfly Collection System. Anticoagulants. Tourniquets. Microcollection Equipment. Unopette Procedure. Specimen Collection Trays. PHLEBOTOMY TECHNIQUE: Steps in the Blood Collection Technique. Approaching the Patient. Patient Identification. Patient Identification Procedure. Accessioning Orders. Positioning the Patient. Selecting the Appropriate Venipuncture Site. Performing a Safe Venipuncture. Syringe Versus Evacuated Tube Specimen Collection. Venipuncture by Syringe. Venipuncture by Evacuated Tube System. Patient Reactions. The Failed Venipuncture. Intravenous and Indwelling Lines. Identification of the Specimen. Criteria for Recollection or Rejection of a Specimen. Prioritizing Specimen Collection. Arterial Puncture. THE CHALLENGE OF PHLEBOTOMY: Venipuncture on Children. Performing a Skin Puncture. Fingerstick Skin Puncture. Obtaining a Blood Sample on Babies. Heelstick Skin Puncture. The Anticoagulated Patient. The Resistant Patient. The Psychiatric Patient. The Obese Patient. The Patient in Isolation. The Patient with Damaged or Collapsing Veins. SPECIMENCONSIDERATIONS AND SPECIAL PROCEDURES: Fasting Specimens. Timed Specimens. Stat Specimens. Special Collection Techniques. Making a Blood Smear. Glucose Testing. Bleeding Times. Duke Bleeding Time. Ivy Bleeding Time. Sugicutt Bleeding Time Method. The Blood Culture. Factors Affecting Laboratory Values. Urine, Semen, and Culture Collection. Specimen Preservation and Transport. CUSTOMER SERVICE: Communication Skills. Conflict Management. Patient Satisfaction. COMPLIANCE: What is Compliance. Why Compliance is Essential. Laws that Regulate Compliance. Compliance Plan Elements. Phlebotomy Related Compliance Policies. COMPETENCY: Introduction to Competency. Limits on Invasive Techniques. Patient Safety. Age Specific Care. Phlebotomy. Practical Evaluation. Phlebotomy Comprehensive Exam. Phlebotomy Certificate. APPENDIX 1: Frequently Ordered Laboratory Tests.

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