Complete Textbook of Phlebotomy

ISBN-10: 1418010529

ISBN-13: 9781418010522

Edition: 3rd 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Lynn B. Hoeltke

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With emphasis on a hands-on approach to learning, this book gives you the knowledge needed to become a multi-skilled professional. Now printed in full-color, step-by-step photographs and summaries illustrate each procedure providing a visual guide for learning important skills. The third edition is updated to incorporate the numerous advances in safety equipment related to collection of a blood sample, and maintains its readability and concise manner of presentation.
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List price: $130.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 1/6/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.342

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
Reviewer Acknowledgments
Introduction to Phlebotomy
History of Phlebotomy
Phlebotomy's Role in Health Care
Areas of the Hospital and Health Care Setting
Laboratories in the Twenty-First Century
Laboratory Staff
Ethical Considerations
The Patient Care Partnership
Professional Attitude
Professional Grooming
Advance Directives
Standards Used in the Laboratory
Quality Assurance in Phlebotomy
Safety in Phlebotomy
Infection Control and Isolation Techniques
Procedure 2-1 Medical Asepsis Handwashing
Procedure 2-2 Removing Contaminated Gloves
Procedure 2-3 Blood Collection in an Isolation Room
Occupational Safety and Health Administration Standards
Disposal of Used Materials
Importance of Following Safety Guidelines
Procedure 2-4 Response to Accidental Biohazard Exposure
Basic Human Anatomy and Physiology
The Human Body
Body Positions
Body Systems
Cell Structure
Integumentary System
Skeletal System
Muscular System
Nervous System
Respiratory System
Urinary System
Digestive System
Endocrine System
Reproductive System
Lymphatic System
Anatomy and Physiology of the Circulatory System
Circulatory System
Anatomy and Physiology of the Circulatory System
Veins and Arteries of the Circulatory System
Phlebotomy Equipment
The Metric System
Syringes and Needles
Evacuated System
Reuse of Evacuated System Holder
Splattering of Blood
Evacuated Collection Tubes
Butterfly Collection System
Microcollection Equipment
Procedure 5-1 Collecting a Unopette Blood Sample
Specimen Collection Trays
Phlebotomy Technique
Steps in Blood Collection Technique
Skills Used in Approaching the Patient
Patient Identification
Test Request Form
Specimen Labeling and Identification
Procedure 6-1 Patient Identification
Accession Order
Positioning the Patient
Selecting the Appropriate Venipuncture Site
Performing a Safe Venipuncture
Syringe Versus Evacuated Tube Specimen Collection
Procedure 6-2 Venipuncture by Syringe
Procedure 6-3 Venipuncture by Evacuated Tube Method
Butterfly Needle Collection
Patient Reactions
Procedure 6-4 Venipuncture by Butterfly Collection System
The Failed Venipuncture
Intravenous and Indwelling Lines
Prioritizing Specimen Collection
Arterial Punctures
The Challenge of Phlebotomy
Venipuncture on Children
Performing a Skin Puncture
Obtaining a Blood Sample from Babies
Procedure 7-1 Fingerstick Skin Puncture
Procedure 7-2 Heelstick Skin Puncture
The Anticoagulated Patient
The Resistant Patient
The Psychiatric Patient
The Obese Patient
The Patient in Isolation
The Patient with Damaged or Collapsing Veins
Caring for the Pediatric Patient
A Child's Understanding of Illness
Psychosocial Needs of Pediatric Patients
Developmental Reactions to Pain
Managing Pain
Examples of Procedures
Procedure 8-1 Dorsal Hand Vein Blood Collection
Proper Restraint Techniques
Resistant and Difficult Patients
Specimen Considerations and Special Procedures
Fasting Specimens
Timed Specimens
Stat Specimens
Special Collection Techniques
Making a Blood Smear
Procedure 9-1 Making a Blood Smear
Glucose Testing
Bleeding Times
Procedure 9-2 Surgicutt Bleeding Time Method
The Blood Culture
Urine, Semen, and Culture Collection
Procedure 9-3 Collecting a Cleancatch Midstream Urine Specimen: Male
Procedure 9-4 Collecting a Cleancatch Midstream Urine Specimen: Female
Procedure 9-5 Collecting a Bagged Urine Specimen from Children
Procedure 9-6 Collecting a 24-hour Urine Specimen
Procedure 9-7 Collecting a Specimen for Semen Analysis
Procedure 9-8 Collecting a Throat Culture Specimen
Fecal (Stool) Specimens
Specimen Preparation and Handling
Preanalytical Variables
Criteria for Re-Collection or Rejection of a Specimen
Specimen Preparation and Transportation
Customer Service
Communication Skills
Conflict Management
Patient Satisfaction
Coping with Stress
What is Compliance?
Why Compliance Is Essential
Laws That Regulate Compliance
Compliance Plan Elements
Phlebotomy-Related Compliance Policies
Medicolegal Problems
Frequency of Competency Documentation
Limits on Invasive Specimen Collection Procedures by Phlebotomists
Patient Safety
Age-Specific Care
Phlebotomy Procedures
Practical Evaluation Form
Phlebotomy Competency Examination
NAACLS Phlebotomist Competencies
Phlebotomy Competency Assessments
Frequently Ordered Laboratory Tests
Answers to Review Questions
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