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Worktext and Procedures Manual

With an illustrated, storyboard format for procedures, Phlebotomy: Worktext and Procedures Manual, 4th Edition describes all aspects of phlebotomy, with current coverage of equipment, safety procedures, arterial blood gases, point-of-care testing, and practical phlebotomy skills. Procedures cover core functions and are outlined with step-by-step instructions and new full-color photos. Clinical scenarios, practice tips, and new Avoid That Error features keep the focus on application and practice. Written by phlebotomy expert Robin Warekois, this practical worktext also includes competency checklists, a mock certification exam, a detachable bookmark that can serve as a tube guide, and a new video collection on the Evolve companion website.

Paperback, 384 Pages

Published: February 2015

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-0-323-27940-6


  • 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 Glossary


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