The Complete Textbook of Phlebotomy / Edition 1

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Overview

With emphasis on a hands-on approach to learning, this book gives you the knowledge needed to become a multi-skilled professional. Now printed in full-color, step-by-step photographs and summaries illustrate each procedure providing a visual guide for learning important skills. The third edition is updated to incorporate the numerous advances in safety equipment related to collection of a blood sample, and maintains its readability and concise manner of presentation.

This book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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A thorough treatment of the concepts and skills needed to perform phlebotomy in an efficient and risk-free fashion. Features include step-by-step procedures and coverage of legal issues and customer service skills. Each chapter also includes objectives, key terms, and review questions. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR booknews.com
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A very complete text on Phlebotomy that goes well beyond technique, patient interaction and care, but also covers in depth hospital organization, laboratory operations, safety and regulatory issues, compliance, legal and ethical concerns, and all other aspects of the entire health care delivery system. This text could find a wide audience not only for phlebotomists, but also for nursing, pre-med, physician assistants, biology, and exercise science students. Laboratory Mangers would especially appreciate the sections on regulatory bodies, competencies and compliance.Dr. C. Thomas Somma, MT(ASCP)SC, Associate Professor, Old Dominion University, School of Medical Laboratory and Radiation Sciences, Norfolk, VA
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Reviewer: Valerie L. Ng, PhD MD(Alameda County Medical Center/Highland Hospital)
Description: This is the third edition of a comprehensive textbook of phlebotomy.
Purpose: The purpose is to provide phlebotomy students with a concise, clear tool for learning hands-on phlebotomy. This is a worthy goal and the author has succeeded admirably in meeting this stated purpose.
Audience: This book would be useful to anyone performing phlebotomy — physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists, etc. While originally aimed at phlebotomy students, this updated edition would also be useful to practicing phlebotomists who desire to update their skills and knowledge.
Features: This deceptively small paperback book contains a wealth of information on phlebotomy. Notable is the conciseness and clarity of information that is accompanied by numerous illustrations and photographs of good phlebotomy practice. This book truly exemplifies the adage "a picture is worth a thousand words." A look at the pictures alone and would give readers a pretty good grasp of phlebotomy principles and practice. Each chapter follows a standardized format: learning objectives, NACCLS competencies, key words, text, quiz, and references. The inclusion of relevant NACCLS phlebotomy competencies for each chapter is new to this edition, and is a nice feature that allows readers to self-test for national accreditation exams. A new chapter covers specimen collection and handling, very apropos given the multiple responsibilities of many phlebotomists today. The chapters on professional attitude and grooming should be required reading for anyone in healthcare. A companion instructor's guide is available on a CD, containing PowerPoint presentations aligned with the book. Although this was not included with the book for review, it would seem, based on the excellence of this book, to be a very helpful tool for phlebotomy instructors. One very minor annoyance is the inclusion of the bleeding time procedure — does anyone do this test anymore? (I thought its clinical utility was formally debunked in the early 1990s.)
Assessment: This is a great concise phlebotomy textbook. Get it.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780827362314
  • Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 1/28/1994
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 216

Meet the Author


Lynn B. Hoeltke, M.B.A., M.T.(A.S.C.P.), P.B.T, D.L.M., works for a leading joint venture laboratory in the Midwest. In addition to more than 30 years' experience in various laboratory leadership roles, Mr. Hoeltke teaches on the technical college level, has developed and taught a nursing-based program for a hospital, and has taught phlebotomy as a career development program for entry level laboratory positions. He also serves as phlebotomy advisor with VuStik corporation to develop infrared imaging as a tool to find veins for venipuncture, and he has consulted with several nursing homes and laboratories in teaching phlebotomy techniques to their staff. He has published several magazine articles, has been a contributing textbook author for Comprehensive Medical Assisting, and is the author of multiple phlebotomy texts, including The Clinical Laboratory Manual Series: Phlebotomy, and Phlebotomy: Procedures and Practice by Delmar, Cengage Learning.
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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Introduction to phlebotomy 1
Ch. 2 Safety in phlebotomy 41
Ch. 3 Basic human anatomy and physiology 79
Ch. 4 Anatomy and physiology of the circulatory system 99
Ch. 5 Phlebotomy equipment 125
Ch. 6 Phlebotomy technique 165
Ch. 7 The challenge of phlebotomy 227
Ch. 8 Caring for the pediatric patient 249
Ch. 9 Specimen considerations and special procedures 265
Ch. 10 Specimen preparation and handling 307
Ch. 11 Customer service 323
Ch. 12 Compliance 337
Ch. 13 Competency 353
App NAACLS phlebotomist competencies 367
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