Phlebotomy Procedures and Practices

ISBN-10: 0840023049

ISBN-13: 9780840023049

Edition: 2nd 2013

Authors: Lynn B. Hoeltke

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PHLEBOTOMY: PROCEDURES AND PRACTICES, 2ND Edition is an essential reference tool for working health care professionals as well as students in allied health care programs who have an understanding of basic health care concepts. Focusing strictly on the principles of phlebotomy, including procedures related to sample collection, this go-to handbook provides information in a quick reference format and makes this an ideal on-the-job resource by emphasizing safety and patient comfort. PHLEBOTOMY: PROCEDURES AND PRACTICES, 2ND Edition has been updated and expanded to engage readers with the clear, reader-friendly writing style that made the 1ST Edition popular.
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Book details

List price: $144.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 4/27/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 200
Size: 4.50" wide x 7.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Lynn B. Hoeltke, M.B.A., M.T.(A.S.C.P.), P.B.T, D.L.M., works for a leading joint venture laboratory in the Midwest. In addition to more than 30 years' experience in various laboratory leadership roles, Mr. Hoeltke teaches on the technical college level, has developed and taught a nursing-based program for a hospital, and has taught phlebotomy as a career development program for entry level laboratory positions. He also serves as phlebotomy advisor with VuStik corporation to develop infrared imaging as a tool to find veins for venipuncture, and he has consulted with several nursing homes and laboratories in teaching phlebotomy techniques to their staff. He has published several magazine articles, has been a contributing textbook author for Comprehensive Medical Assisting, and is the author of multiple phlebotomy texts, including The Clinical Laboratory Manual Series: Phlebotomy, and Phlebotomy: Procedures and Practice by Delmar, Cengage Learning.

List of Procedures
Preface
Learning Objectives
Venipuncture Principles
Focusing on the Patient
Customer Service
Patient Satisfaction
Universal Precautions, Body Substance Isolation, and Standard Precautions
Blood Components
Anticoagulants
Why So Many Choices in Types of Tubes
Blood Collection Equipment
Needle Safety
Cleaning of the Draw Site
Order of Drawing Tubes
Venipuncture Technique
Specimen Labeling
Test Request Form
Precautions in Blood Collection
Intravenous
Line
Vascular Access Device (Line)
Handwashing
Latex Allergy
Collecting the Venipuncture Blood Sample
Criteria for Re-collection or Rejection of a Sample
Factors Affecting Laboratory Values
Chilling or Warming of Samples
Blood Cultures
Urine Collection
Microcollection
Microcollection Equipment
Capillary Puncture Blood Collection
Obtaining a Blood Sample from a Fingerstick
Obtaining a Blood Sample from Babies
References
Phlebotomy Competency Assessment
Phlebotomy Test Questions
Index
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