Phlebotomy Handbook

Phlebotomy Handbook

Blood Specimen Collection From Basic to Advanced

Book - 2018 | Tenth edition
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For courses in phlebotomy. Phlebotomy Handbook: Blood Specimen Collection from Basic to Advanced links students and health care professionals to the latest information on safe, effective blood collection. Progressing from simple concepts to complex competencies, the text covers all of the communication, clinical, technical, and safety skills that any health care worker will use in the practice of phlebotomy and other specimen-collection procedures. The 10th Edition aligns the text with entry-level competencies of the NAACLS.

Publisher: Upper Saddle River, New Jersey : Pearson Education, Inc., c2018
Edition: Tenth edition
ISBN: 9780134709321
Branch Call Number: 616.0756 GARZ
Characteristics: p. ; cm
Contents: Phlebotomy practice and quality assessment
Communication, computer essentials, and documentation
Professional ethics, legal, and regulatory issues
Infection control
Safety and first aid
Medical terminology, anatomy, and physiology of organ systems
The cardiovascular and lymphatic systems
Blood collection equipment for venipuncture and capillary specimens
Preexamination/preanalytical complications causing medical errors in blood collection
Venipuncture procedures
Capillary or dermal blood specimens
Specimen handling, transportation, and processing
Pediatric and geriatric procedures
Point-of-care collections
Blood cultures, arterial, intravenous (IV), and special collection procedures
Urinalysis, body fluids, and other specimens
Drug use, forensic toxicology, workplace testing, sports medicine, and related areas
Additional Contributors: Becan-McBride, Kathleen 1949-


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