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Phlebotomy Handbook: Blood Specimen Collection from Basic to Advanced, CourseSmart eTextbook, 8th Edition

By Diana Garza, Kathleen Becan-McBride

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Mar 18, 2009

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Phlebotomy Handbook: Blood Speciman Collection from Basic to Advanced is a comprehensive book covering blood and specimen collection . It provides today's health care students with the latest safety guidelines; condensed information about new federal regulations; updates on equipment and supplies; new NCCLS standards and hazard prevention techniques; competencies important in the workplace; strategies for the certification process and securing a job; and extensive coverage on transcultural communication skills for all ages. Aside from its updated technical and procedural information, this edition is easy-to-read in a step-by-step format.

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Brief Contents

Part I           Overview AND SAFETY PROCEDURES

Chapter 1       Phlebotomy Practice and Quality Assessment

Chapter 2       Communication, Computerization, and Documentation

Chapter 3       Professional Ethics, Legal, and Regulatory Issues

Chapter 4       Infection Control

Chapter 5       Safety and First Aid

Chapter 6       Medical Terminology Anatomy and Physiology of Organ Systems

Chapter 7       The Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems


Chapter 8       Blood Collection Equipment

Chapter 9       Preanalytical Complications Causing Medical Errors in Blood Collection

Chapter 10     Venipuncture Procedures

Chapter 11     Capillary Blood Specimens

Chapter 12     Specimen Handling, Transportation and Processing

Part III        POINT OF CARE TESTING AND Special Procedures

Chapter 13     Pediatric and Geriatric Procedures

Chapter 14     Point-of-Care (POC) Collections 

Chapter 15     Arterial, Intravenous (IV), and Special Collection Procedures<P

Chapter 16     Urinalysis, Body Fluids, and Other Specimens

Chapter 17     Drug Use, Forensic Toxicology, Workplace Testing, Sports Medicine, and Related Areas


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Phlebotomy Handbook: Blood Specimen Collection from Basic to Advanced, CourseSmart eTextbook, 8th Edition
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$36.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-506449-8