The Phlebotomy Textbook

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Edition: 4th
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 2019-02-25
Publisher(s): F.A. Davis Company
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I found this textbook to be a real bonus for my phlebotomy class. It had plenty of illustrations that complemented the text. I wound up getting an A in the class so I think the book is worth the money!”—Amazon Reviewer

Used this whole training for phlebotomy! Such a helpful informative book!”—Stacy T., Amazon Reviewer

Great book for a phlebotomy class. …lots of tips and warnings along with pertinent information and pictures.”—Amazon Reviewer

 

Enter the classroom and the laboratory with confidence!

Rely on this comprehensive resource to master the techniques you need to safely obtain quality specimens. You’ll understand all the hows and whys that lead to success in this rapidly changing field.

Inside, you’ll find the up-to-date coverage of routine procedures and their complications as well specialized procedures, quality and infection control, state-of-the-art equipment, medical terminology, ethical and legal issues, body systems, and related diagnostic laboratory tests. Videos and animations online help you to excel.

Table of Contents

PART ONE
PHLEBOTOMY AND THE HEALTHCARE FIELD
1.  Phlebotomy and the Healthcare Delivery System
2.  The Clinical Laboratory
3.  Safety and Infection Control

PART TWO
BODY SYSTEMS
4.  Basic Medical Terminology
5.  Basic Anatomy and Physiology
6.  The Circulatory System

PART THREE
PHLEBOTOMY TECHNIQUES
7. Venipuncture Equipment
8. Routine Venipuncture
9. Pre-examination Variables and Venipuncture Complications
10.  Special Blood Collection
11.  Dermal Puncture
12.  Arterial Blood Collection  

PART FOUR
ADDITIONAL TECHNIQUES
13.  Point-of-Care Testing
14.  Additional Duties of the Phlebotomist

PART FIVE
QUALITY PHLEBOTOMY
15.  Ethical and Legal Issues
16.  Quality Management in Phlebotomy

APPENDIX A: Common Laboratory Tests and the Collection Tube Requirements
APPENDIX B: Answers to Study Questions
APPENDIX C: Answers to Clinical Situations
APPENDIX D: Abbreviations
APPENDIX E: English-Spanish Phrases for Phlebotomy
GLOSSARY
INDEX

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