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Phlebotomy

Worktext and Procedures Manual

With a storyboard format and full-color illustrations, Phlebotomy: Worktext and Procedures Manual describes 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.

Book, 384 Pages

Published: January 2011

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4557-3689-8

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

    Glossary

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