The Phlebotomy Textbook

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Their 3rd Edition reflects current CLSI standards and offers greater emphasis on quality assessment and preanalytical considerations. It includes up-to-date information on safety equipment, phlebotomy techniques, laboratory information and identification systems, ethical and legal issues, medical terminology, body systems and related diagnostic laboratory tests.
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Publisher
F.A. Davis
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Published on
Feb 17, 2011
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Pages
470
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ISBN
9780803625327
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Language
English
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Medical / Allied Health Services / Medical Technology
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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.A detailed, storyboard format outlines common procedures, with steps accompanied by new full-color photos.Study and certification exam preparation questions in each chapter help you review and remember the material.A mock certification exam in the appendix mirrors the format of the actual phlebotomy certification exam, allowing you to review for the exam with 150 multiple-choice questions.Competency Checklists at the end of the book summarize the most critical and important steps in phlebotomy procedures.Clinical scenarios and tips encourage you apply your knowledge to real-life challenges in the workplace.Student resources on an Evolve companion website include a pre-test, animations, a new procedural video collection, interactive exercises, a mock certification exam, and an audio glossary.An anatomy and physiology section offers illustrated, in-depth information on body systems.A perforated bookmark on the back cover serves as a quick, portable reminder of which stopper tops to use for various diagnostic tests.Flashbacks and Flashforwards provide a cross reference to related information in previous or upcoming chapters. NEW video collection on the Evolve companion website demonstrates how critical procedures are performed.NEW photos have been added, in addition to new content on professionalism and HIPAA, equipment, and technology.NEW! Avoid That Error scenarios help you develop critical thinking skills and provide helpful tips on resolving problematic situations.
Introducing the practices and procedures of phlebotomy, Procedures in Phlebotomy, 4th Edition provides easy-to-read guidelines for both basic and special phlebotomy techniques. It describes proper procedures for venipuncture, special collection procedures, and pediatric and geriatric considerations, and addresses essential topics such as infection control, OSHA guidelines, and anatomy and physiology. It also discusses professional issues such as interpersonal communication, department management, total quality, and medical-legal topics. Written by expert phlebotomy educator John C. Flynn, Jr., this edition includes more in-depth content, a new chapter on medical terminology, new case studies, and a practice exam that prepares you for the phlebotomy certification exam.A 150-question practice exam provides a comprehensive review of content and prepares you for the phlebotomy certification examination with questions that mirror the exam's multiple-choice format.

Competency score sheets

allow you to evaluate your mastery of newly acquired skills related to the most critical and important steps in phlebotomy procedures.

A color Tube Guide provides a quick reference for determining the type of tube to use for blood collection of common tests. Review questions at the end of each chapter reinforce your understanding and provide a self-assessment tool.

A glossary provides a quick reference to definitions for all of the book's terms. A companion Evolve website enhances learning with interactive quizzes and WebLinks for further reading and research.

NEW content includes a new chapter on medical terminology, and also addresses patient quality issues, geriatric considerations, and point-of-care tests.

Case studies with critical thinking questions

allow you to apply chapter content to real-life scenarios.

Lists of key terms identify new terminology.

Learning objectives begin each chapter, setting measurable outcomes you will achieve.

Spanish phrases

related to phlebotomy are included in the appendix for quick reference.

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