Phlebotomy: Worktext and Procedures Manual

Other | December 27, 2013

byRobin S. Warekois, Robin S. Warekois, Richard Robinson

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With a storyboard format and full-color illustrations,Phlebotomy: Worktext and Procedures Manualdescribes all aspects of phlebotomy, with complete coverage of equipment, safety procedures, arterial blood gases, point-of-care testing, and practical phlebotomy skills. Procedures are outlined in a detailed storyboard format, pairing steps with full-color photos to help you understand the equipment and techniques such as venipuncture, dermal puncture, arterial blood collection, and special procedures. Written by Robin Warekois and Richard Robinson, this book also includes workbook sections for review, study questions, competency checklists, and a mock certification exam providing effective preparation for the phlebotomy certification exam.

  • A storyboard formatoutlines common procedures, with steps accompanied by full-color photos.
  • TheHuman Anatomy and Physiologysectionoffers in-depth information on body systems.
  • A perforated bookmarkon the back cover serves as a "tube guide" or quick reminder of which stopper tops to use for various diagnostic tests.
  • Learning objectivesbegin each chapter and indicate what you should achieve.
  • Key Termsare listed at the beginning of each chapter and are bolded in the text.
  • Lists of abbreviationsat the beginning of each chapter provide a quick reference and explanation for unfamiliar abbreviations.
  • Clinical Tipsprovide important hints and information.
  • Special iconsidentify OSHA standards that must be followed when performing procedures.
  • FlashbacksandFlashforwardsrefer to other information that can help you work safely and efficiently.
  • Competency Checklistscontain the most critical and important steps in procedures.
  • Review questionsin each chapter help you learn and remember material.
  • A mock certification examhelps in reviewing for the phlebotomy certification exam with 200 multiple-choice questions.
  • A glossaryprovides definitions of important terms identified in theKey Termslists at the beginning of each chapter.
  • What would you do?clinical scenarioslet you apply your knowledge to real-life challenges in the workplace.
  • Updated venipuncture procedurekeeps you current with CLSI standards.
  • Higher-level questions are added to the mock certification exam, asking you to think critically about the information in each chapter.
  • An additional mock certification examfor extra practiceis added to the Evolve companion website -- which also includes videos of procedures, interactive exercises, and an audio glossary.

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With a storyboard format and full-color illustrations,Phlebotomy: Worktext and Procedures Manualdescribes all aspects of phlebotomy, with complete coverage of equipment, safety procedures, arterial blood gases, point-of-care testing, and practical phlebotomy skills. Procedures are outlined in a detailed storyboard format, pairing steps...

Format:OtherDimensions:384 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:December 27, 2013Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0323292844

ISBN - 13:9780323292849

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Table of Contents

Unit 1: Introduction to Phlebotomy

1. Introduction to Phlebotomy

2. Health Care Structure

3. Safety

4. Infection Control

Unit 2: Phlebotomy Basics

5. Medical Terminology

6. Human Anatomy and Physiology

7. Circulatory, Lymphatic, and Immune Systems

Unit 3: Specimen Collection

8. Venipuncture Equipment

9. Routine Venipuncture

10. Dermal Puncture

11. Venipuncture Complications

12. Blood Collection in Special Populations

13. Arterial Blood Collection

14. Special Collections and Procedures

15. Special Nonblood Collection Procedures

Unit 4: Specimen Handling

16. Specimen Transport, Handling, and Processing

17. Point-of-Care Testing

Unit 5: Professional Issues

18. Quality Phlebotomy

19. Legal Issues in Phlebotomy

Appendix A: Metric System Measurements

Appendix B: Common English-Spanish Phrases for Phlebotomy

Appendix C: Competency Checklists

Appendix D: Common Abbreviations

Appendix E: Mock Certification Exam

Appendix F: Answers to Chapter Questions and Mock Certification Exam

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