Phlebotomy for Health Care Personnel

ISBN-10: 0078203058

ISBN-13: 9780078203053

Edition: 1st 2002

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Edition: 1st
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Binding: Paperback
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Introduction to Phlebotomyp. 1
History of Phlebotomyp. 2
Roles and Responsibilities of the Phlebotomistp. 3
Where Do Phlebotomists Work?p. 7
Regulatory Agenciesp. 8
Safety and Infection Control Issuesp. 9
Legal and Ethical Issuesp. 11
Blood Function and Compositionp. 16
The Vascular Systemp. 17
Blood Componentsp. 21
Hemostasis and Blood Coagulationp. 25
ABO and Rh Blood Typesp. 26
Equipment for Specimen Collectionp. 32
Laboratory Requisitionsp. 33
Specimen Collection Equipmentp. 34
Dermal Puncturep. 44
Performing Venipuncturep. 51
A Step-by-Step Approach to Venipuncturep. 52
Preparing for a Venipuncture Procedurep. 56
Performing the Venipuncturep. 65
After the Venipuncturep. 68
When to Use a Syringe and Butterfly Needle Setp. 71
When to Perform a Dermal Puncturep. 77
Specimen Processingp. 87
Special Handling Proceduresp. 88
Bleeding Timep. 91
Peripheral Blood Smearp. 94
Unopette Procedurep. 95
Measuring Microhematocritp. 97
Point-of-Care Testing (POCT)p. 98
Centrifuge Operationp. 100
Arterial Puncturesp. 101
Special Phlebotomy Proceduresp. 105
Timed Specimensp. 106
Glucose Testingp. 107
Heparin Lockp. 108
Therapeutic Collectionsp. 108
Blood Donationp. 109
Blood Alcohol Testingp. 110
Collection of Toxicology Specimensp. 111
Forensic Specimen Collectionp. 111
Therapeutic Drug Monitoringp. 111
Factors Affecting Laboratory Valuesp. 112
Quality Assurance and Risk Managementp. 116
Total Quality Managementp. 117
Quality Assurance in Phlebotomyp. 118
Phlebotomy Quality Controlp. 120
Risk Management and Regulatory Agenciesp. 122
Glossaryp. 128
Referencesp. 133
Indexp. 135
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