Palko's Medical Laboratory Procedures

Paperback | January 18, 2010

byPhyllis Cox, Danielle Wilken

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Palko’s Medical Laboratory Procedures, third edition, teaches the theory, principles, and pathology behind testing procedures for laboratory personnel. This is a competency-based textbook and reference that also functions as a workbook and laboratory manual by providing Procedure Competency Checklists for a step-by-step guide to proper protocol. Safety and total quality assurance have been emphasized throughout the text and current HIPAA regulations are introduced when appropriate to the laboratory setting. It is current in the new lab procedures set by CLIA and OSHA, Universal Precautions, and quality control. The more knowledgeable the lab personnel and accuracy of the test results, the greater the care provided to the patient.

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Palko’s Medical Laboratory Procedures, third edition, teaches the theory, principles, and pathology behind testing procedures for laboratory personnel. This is a competency-based textbook and reference that also functions as a workbook and laboratory manual by providing Procedure Competency Checklists for a step-by-step guide to prope...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 10.8 × 8.5 × 0.7 inPublished:January 18, 2010Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0073401951

ISBN - 13:9780073401959

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Table of Contents

Unit 1: Introduction of the Physician's Office Laboratory

Chapter 1: Safety in the Laboratory

Chapter 2: The Microscope

Chapter 3: Math in the POL

Chapter 4: Statistics in the POL

Chapter 5: Quality Assurance and Quality Control

Chapter 6: Recordkeeping in the POL

Unit 2: Urinalysis

Chapter 7: Anatomy and Physiology of the Urinary System

Chapter 8: Collection and Preservation of the Urine Specimen

Chapter 9: Physical and Chemical Properties of the Urinalysis

Chapter 10: Microscopic Properties of the Urinalysis

Unit 3: Blood Collection

Chapter 11: Routine Venipuncture

Chapter 12: Advanced Venipuncture Techniques

Unit 4: Hematology

Chapter 13: Hemoglobin and Hematocrit: Manual Procedures

Chapter 14: White Blood Cell Count and Red Blood Cell Count: Manual Hematological Procedures

Chapter 15: Differential White Blood Cell Count: Manual Procedure

Chapter 16: Automated Hematology and Quality Control

Chapter 17: Advanced Hematology Procedures

Chapter 18: Blood Coagulation

Unit 5: Blood Chemistry

Chapter 19: Blood Glucose: Measurement and Monitoring

Chapter 20: Chemistry Testing

Unit 6: Immunology and Microbiology

Chapter 21: Immunology Tests

Chapter 22: Microbiology

Appendices:

Appendix A: Standard Precautions and Other Laboratory Safety Information

Appendix B: OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard

Appendix C:Sample Blood and Body Fluid Exposure Report Form

Appendix D:CLIA's Levels of Certification

Appendix E:Preparing the POL for Inspection

Appendix F: Example of Laboratory Requisition Form

Appendix G:Blood Chemistry Tests Arranged by Profiles or Panels

Appendix H:Reference Values of Common Laboratory Tests

Appendix I:Vocabulary of the Clinical Laboratory