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Blood Collection: A Short Course / Edition 3

Blood Collection: A Short Course / Edition 3


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Blood Collection: A Short Course / Edition 3

Cross-training? Continuing education? Refresher?

Whether you’re cross training, continuing your education, or taking a refresher course, the knowledge and skills you need to master the essentials of phlebotomy are here.

This user-friendly text focuses on the proper techniques for collecting quality blood specimens with minimal patient discomfort. It’s perfect for intensive one- or two-day phlebotomy courses!

Excellent Tools

"The authors provide some excellent tools for teaching a venipuncture class. …though small, is complete in its coverage of topics related to phlebotomy... The unit on blood collection and venipuncture equipment is very thorough…”

Respiratory Care, review of the 1st Edition

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780803646070
Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
Publication date: 03/13/2016
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 149,273
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Contents in Brief

1. Introduction to Blood Collection

2. Venipuncture Equipment

3. Venipuncture Techniques

4. Preexamination Variables and Venipuncture Complications

5. Special Blood Collection

6. Dermal Puncture

7. Point-of-Care Testing

8. Blood Collection from Vascular Access Devices


A. Laboratory Tests and the Required Types of Anticoagulants and Volume of Blood Required

B. Clinical Correlations of Blood Tests Related to Body Systems

C. Answer Key

D. Laboratory Abbreviations Commonly Used

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