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The Complete Textbook of Phlebotomy

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2nd
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9780766809277

ISBN10:
0766809277
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Pub. Date:
11/8/1999
Publisher(s):
CENGAGE Delmar Learning
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Summary

This comprehensive text provides in-depth training and information on the skill of phlebotomy for allied health professionals. Phlebotomy is an invasive procedure that requires a depth of knowledge to provide the most accurate and risk-free technique in the collection of a blood sample. The knowledge gained from this book is more than just the ability to collect a blood sample. The learner will have a better understanding of what is in the blood sample and why it was collected. This invaluable text establishes professional standards for phlebotomy professionals. Features: *Easy-to-read writing style *Legal compliance issues *Customer service skills *Step-by-step procedures (risk-free, accurate, compliance, Allied Health, phlebotomy, Medical Lab Technicians, blood, blood samples)

Table of Contents

List of Procedures
ix
Preface xi
Introduction to Phlebotomy
1(54)
History of Phlebotomy
3(1)
Phlebotomy's Role in Health Care
4(8)
Laboratories in the Twenty-First Century
12(3)
Laboratory Staff
15(5)
Ethical Considerations
20(6)
Standards Used in the Laboratory
26(4)
Quality Assurance in Phlebotomy
30(1)
Body Systems
31(3)
Anatomy and Physiology of the Circulatory System
34(21)
Safety in Phlebotomy
55(36)
Infection Control and Isolation Techniques
56(14)
Medical Asepsis Handwashing
70(4)
Removing Contaminated Gloves
74(3)
Blood Collection in an Isolation Room
77(1)
Occupatinal Safety and Health Administration Standards
78(8)
Disposal of Used Materials
86(1)
Importance of Following Safety Guidelines
87(1)
Response to Accidental Biohazard Exposure
88(3)
Phlebotomy Equipment
91(36)
The Metric System
92(1)
Syringes and Needles
93(3)
Evacuated System
96(10)
Butterfly Collection System
106(1)
Coagulation
107(3)
Anticoagulants
110(2)
Tourniquets
112(2)
Microcollection Equipment
114(6)
Collecting a Unopette Blood Sample
120(2)
Specimen Collection Trays
122(5)
Phlebotomy Technique
127(46)
Steps in the Blood Collection Technique
128(1)
Approaching the Patient
129(1)
Patient Identification
130(3)
Patient Identification
133(1)
Accession Number and Specimen Identification
134(1)
Positioning the Patient
135(1)
Selecting the Appropriate Venipuncture Site
136(2)
Performing a Safe Venipuncture
138(2)
Syringe Versus Evacuated Tube Specimen Collection
140(6)
Venipuncture by Syringe
146(3)
Venipuncture by Evacuated Tube Method
149(3)
Patient Reactions
152(3)
The Failed Vanipuncture
155(1)
Intravenous and Indwelling Lines
156(2)
Identification of the Specimen
158(1)
Criteria for Recollection or Rejection of a Specimen
159(1)
Prioritizing Specimen Collection
160(1)
Arterial Punctures
161(12)
The Challenge of Phlebotomy
173(22)
Venipuncture on Children
174(1)
Performing a Skin Puncture
175(6)
Fingerstick Skin Puncture
181(1)
Obtaining a Blood Sample on Babies
182(5)
Heelstick Skin Puncture
187(2)
The Anticoagulated Patient
189(1)
The Resistant Patient
190(1)
The Psychiatric Patient
191(1)
The Obese Patient
191(1)
The Patient in Isolation
191(1)
The Patient with Damaged or Collapsing Veins
191(4)
Specimen Considerations and Special Procedures
195(38)
Fasting Specimens
197(1)
Times Specimens
197(3)
Stat Specimens
200(1)
Special Collection Techniques
201(1)
Making a Blood Smear
202(2)
Making a Blood Smear
204(2)
Glucose Testing
206(4)
Bleeding Times
210(3)
Surgicutt Bleeding Time Method
213(1)
The Blood Culture
214(3)
Factors Affecting Laboratory Values
217(2)
Urine, Semen, and Culture Collection
219(2)
Collecting a Cleancatch Midstream Urine Specimen: Male
221(1)
Collecting a Cleancatch Midstream Urine Specimen: Female
222(1)
Collecting a Bagged Urine Specimen from Children
223(1)
Collecting a 24-Hour Urine Specimen
224(2)
Collecting a Specimen for Semen Analysis
226(1)
Collecting a Throat Culture Specimen
227(2)
Specimen Preservation and Transport
229(4)
Customer Service
233(12)
Communication Skills
235(5)
Conflict Management
240(1)
Patient Satisfaction
241(4)
Compliance
245(12)
What Is Compliance?
246(1)
Why Compliance Is Essential
246(1)
Laws that Regulate Compliance
247(2)
Compliance Plan Elements
249(2)
Phlebotomy-Related Compliance Policies
251(6)
Competency
257(14)
Frequency of Competency Documentation
258(1)
Limits on Invasive Specimen Collection Procedures by Phlebotomists
258(1)
Patient Safety
259(3)
Age-Specific Care
262(3)
Phlebotomy Procedures
265(1)
Practical Evaluation Form
266(1)
Phlebotomy Competency Examination
266(3)
Certification
269(2)
Appendix Frequently Ordered Laboratory Tests 271(16)
Glossary 287(6)
Index 293


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