Phlebotomy Handbook Blood Collection Essentials

ISBN-10: 0131133349

ISBN-13: 9780131133341

Edition: 7th 2005

Authors: Diana Garza, Kathleen Becan-McBride

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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.
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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: 1.892
Language: English

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
Units of Measurement and Symbols
Metric Conversion Chart
Formulas and Calculations
Basic Spanish for Specimen Collection Procedures
Answers to Self Study Questions and Cases
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