Phlebotomy Handbook: Blood Specimen Collection from Basic to Advanced / Edition 8

Phlebotomy Handbook: Blood Specimen Collection from Basic to Advanced / Edition 8

ISBN-10:
0135134242
ISBN-13:
9780135134245
Pub. Date:
03/02/2009
Publisher:
Pearson
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Phlebotomy Handbook: Blood Specimen Collection from Basic to Advanced / Edition 8

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780135134245
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 03/02/2009
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 696
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Brief Contents

Part I Overview AND SAFETY PROCEDURES

Chapter 1 Phlebotomy Practice and Quality Assessment

Chapter 2 Communication, Computerization, and Documentation

Chapter 3 Professional Ethics, Legal, and Regulatory Issues

Chapter 4 Infection Control

Chapter 5 Safety and First Aid

Chapter 6 Medical Terminology Anatomy and Physiology of Organ Systems

Chapter 7 The Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems

Part II PHLEBOTOMY Equipment AND PROCEDURES

Chapter 8 Blood Collection Equipment

Chapter 9 Preanalytical Complications Causing Medical Errors in Blood Collection

Chapter 10 Venipuncture Procedures

Chapter 11 Capillary Blood Specimens

Chapter 12 Specimen Handling, Transportation and Processing

Part III POINT OF CARE TESTING AND Special Procedures

Chapter 13 Pediatric and Geriatric Procedures

Chapter 14 Point-of-Care (POC) Collections

Chapter 15 Arterial, Intravenous (IV), and Special Collection Procedures

Chapter 16 Urinalysis, Body Fluids, and Other Specimens

Chapter 17 Drug Use, Forensic Toxicology, Workplace Testing, Sports Medicine, and Related Areas

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