Phlebotomy Handbook Blood Collection Essentials

ISBN-10: 0131133349
ISBN-13: 9780131133341
Edition: 7th 2005
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Book details

List price: $59.20
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 7/23/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 592
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.112
Language: English

This is the most timely and comprehensive source of blood and specimen collection information available on the worldwide market. 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; and extensive coverage on transcultural communication skills for all ages. Medical Technologists, Medical Technicians, Medical Assistants, Specimen collection supervisors, Laboratory Managers/Directors, Nurses. Also, a valuable resource for hospital laboratories, out patient clinics, physicians' office practices, and emergency rooms.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Overview
Phlebotomy Practice and Health Care Settings
Basic Anatomy and Physiology of Organ Systems
The Circulatory System
Phlebotomy Case Study: Changing Roles in Phlebotomy Practice
Phlebotomy Case Study: Collection from the Dorsal Side of the Hand
Phlebotomy Case Study: Communication and Cultural Sensitivity: Keys to Success
Safety Procedures
Infection Control
Safety and First Aid
Phlebotomy Case Study: Accidental Injury
Phlebotomy Case Study: Transporting Specimens from Homebound Patients to the Laboratory
Specimen Documentation and Transportation
Phlebotomy Case Study: Improving Speed and Accuracy in Phlebotomy Practice
Equipment and Procedures
Blood Collection Equipment
Venipuncture Procedures
Skin Puncture Procedures
Complications in Blood Collection
Phlebotomy Case Study: Ambulatory Health Care Collections
Phlebotomy Case Study: Venipuncture Site Selection
Phlebotomy Case Study: Finding the Right Site
Special Procedures and Point-of-Care Testing
Pediatric Procedures
Arterial, Intravenous (IV), and Special Collection Procedures
Elderly, Home, and Long-term Care Collections
Urinalysis and Body Fluid Collections
Specimen Collection for Forensic Toxicology, Workplace Testing, Sports Medicine, and Related Areas
Phlebotomy Case Study: Home Care Collections
Phlebotomy Case Study: Bedside Glucose Testing
Phlebotomy Case Study: Newborn Nursery Collections
Phlebotomy Case Study: Collecting Blood from an Infant
Quality Management and Legal Issues
Quality, Competency, and Performance Assessment
Ethical, Legal, and Regulatory Issues
Phlebotomy Case Study: Communication and Consent
Phlebotomy Case Study: An Ethical Dilemma
Appendices
Units of Measurement and Symbols
Metric Conversion Chart
Formulas and Calculations
Basic Spanish for Specimen Collection Procedures
Answers to Self Study Questions and Cases
Glossary
Index

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