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The Complete Textbook of Phlebotomy

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3rd
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9781418010522

ISBN10:
1418010529
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Pub. Date:
1/6/2006
Publisher(s):
Cengage Learning
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Summary

With emphasis on a hands-on approach to learning, this book gives you the knowledge needed to become a multi-skilled professional. Now printed in full-color, step-by-step photographs and summaries illustrate each procedure providing a visual guide for learning important skills. The third edition is updated to incorporate the numerous advances in safety equipment related to collection of a blood sample, and maintains its readability and concise manner of presentation.

Table of Contents

List of Procedures
ix
Preface xi
Reviewer Acknowledgments xv
Introduction to Phlebotomy
1(40)
History of Phlebotomy
4(1)
Phlebotomy's Role in Health Care
5(1)
Areas of the Hospital and Health Care Setting
6(7)
Laboratories in the Twenty-First Century
13(3)
Laboratory Staff
16(5)
Ethical Considerations
21(1)
The Patient Care Partnership
22(5)
Professional Attitude
27(1)
Professional Grooming
28(1)
Advance Directives
28(1)
Standards Used in the Laboratory
29(5)
Quality Assurance in Phlebotomy
34(7)
Safety in Phlebotomy
41(38)
Infection Control and Isolation Techniques
44(11)
Procedure 2-1 Medical Asepsis Handwashing
55(3)
Procedure 2-2 Removing Contaminated Gloves
58(3)
Procedure 2-3 Blood Collection in an Isolation Room
61(1)
Occupational Safety and Health Administration Standards
62(10)
Disposal of Used Materials
72(1)
Importance of Following Safety Guidelines
73(1)
Procedure 2-4 Response to Accidental Biohazard Exposure
74(5)
Basic Human Anatomy and Physiology
79(20)
The Human Body
81(1)
Body Positions
81(3)
Body Systems
84(1)
Cell Structure
84(2)
Tissues
86(1)
Integumentary System
86(2)
Skeletal System
88(1)
Muscular System
89(1)
Nervous System
89(1)
Respiratory System
89(2)
Urinary System
91(1)
Digestive System
92(1)
Endocrine System
93(2)
Reproductive System
95(1)
Lymphatic System
95(4)
Anatomy and Physiology of the Circulatory System
99(26)
Circulatory System
101(1)
Anatomy and Physiology of the Circulatory System
101(18)
Veins and Arteries of the Circulatory System
119(6)
Phlebotomy Equipment
125(40)
The Metric System
127(2)
Syringes and Needles
129(3)
Evacuated System
132(4)
Reuse of Evacuated System Holder
136(1)
Splattering of Blood
137(1)
Evacuated Collection Tubes
138(3)
Butterfly Collection System
141(1)
Coagulation
142(3)
Anticoagulants
145(4)
Tourniquets
149(2)
Microcollection Equipment
151(5)
Procedure 5-1 Collecting a Unopette Blood Sample
156(4)
Specimen Collection Trays
160(5)
Phlebotomy Technique
165(62)
Steps in Blood Collection Technique
168(1)
Skills Used in Approaching the Patient
169(1)
Patient Identification
170(2)
Test Request Form
172(1)
Specimen Labeling and Identification
172(4)
Procedure 6-1 Patient Identification
176(2)
Accession Order
178(1)
Positioning the Patient
178(1)
Selecting the Appropriate Venipuncture Site
179(2)
Performing a Safe Venipuncture
181(2)
Syringe Versus Evacuated Tube Specimen Collection
183(9)
Procedure 6-2 Venipuncture by Syringe
192(4)
Procedure 6-3 Venipuncture by Evacuated Tube Method
196(4)
Butterfly Needle Collection
200(1)
Patient Reactions
200(1)
Procedure 6-4 Venipuncture by Butterfly Collection System
201(9)
The Failed Venipuncture
210(1)
Intravenous and Indwelling Lines
211(3)
Prioritizing Specimen Collection
214(1)
Arterial Punctures
215(12)
The Challenge of Phlebotomy
227(22)
Venipuncture on Children
229(1)
Performing a Skin Puncture
230(2)
Obtaining a Blood Sample from Babies
232(4)
Procedure 7-1 Fingerstick Skin Puncture
236(6)
Procedure 7-2 Heelstick Skin Puncture
242(3)
The Anticoagulated Patient
245(1)
The Resistant Patient
245(1)
The Psychiatric Patient
246(1)
The Obese Patient
246(1)
The Patient in Isolation
246(1)
The Patient with Damaged or Collapsing Veins
247(2)
Caring for the Pediatric Patient
249(16)
A Child's Understanding of Illness
251(1)
Psychosocial Needs of Pediatric Patients
252(1)
Developmental Reactions to Pain
253(1)
Managing Pain
254(1)
Distraction
254(1)
Examples of Procedures
254(3)
Procedure 8-1 Dorsal Hand Vein Blood Collection
257(1)
Proper Restraint Techniques
258(4)
Resistant and Difficult Patients
262(3)
Specimen Considerations and Special Procedures
265(42)
Fasting Specimens
267(1)
Timed Specimens
268(2)
Stat Specimens
270(1)
Special Collection Techniques
270(1)
Making a Blood Smear
271(2)
Procedure 9-1 Making a Blood Smear
273(3)
Glucose Testing
276(5)
Bleeding Times
281(3)
Procedure 9-2 Surgicutt Bleeding Time Method
284(2)
The Blood Culture
286(4)
Urine, Semen, and Culture Collection
290(1)
Procedure 9-3 Collecting a Cleancatch Midstream Urine Specimen: Male
290(1)
Procedure 9-4 Collecting a Cleancatch Midstream Urine Specimen: Female
291(2)
Procedure 9-5 Collecting a Bagged Urine Specimen from Children
293(2)
Procedure 9-6 Collecting a 24-hour Urine Specimen
295(6)
Procedure 9-7 Collecting a Specimen for Semen Analysis
301(1)
Procedure 9-8 Collecting a Throat Culture Specimen
302(2)
Fecal (Stool) Specimens
304(3)
Specimen Preparation and Handling
307(16)
Preanalytical Variables
308(7)
Criteria for Re-Collection or Rejection of a Specimen
315(1)
Specimen Preparation and Transportation
316(7)
Customer Service
323(14)
Communication Skills
326(5)
Conflict Management
331(1)
Patient Satisfaction
332(1)
Coping with Stress
333(4)
Compliance
337(16)
What is Compliance?
339(1)
Why Compliance Is Essential
339(1)
Laws That Regulate Compliance
340(3)
Compliance Plan Elements
343(2)
Phlebotomy-Related Compliance Policies
345(3)
Medicolegal Problems
348(5)
Competency
353(14)
Frequency of Competency Documentation
355(1)
Limits on Invasive Specimen Collection Procedures by Phlebotomists
356(1)
Patient Safety
356(3)
Age-Specific Care
359(2)
Phlebotomy Procedures
361(1)
Practical Evaluation Form
362(1)
Phlebotomy Competency Examination
362(3)
Certification
365(2)
Appendix A NAACLS Phlebotomist Competencies 367(4)
Appendix B Phlebotomy Competency Assessments 371(14)
Appendix C Frequently Ordered Laboratory Tests 385(10)
Appendix D Answers to Review Questions 395(8)
Glossary 403(4)
Index 407


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