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Table of Contents
Preface CHAPTER 1 Phlebotomy and Healthcare CHAPTER 2 Infection Control and Safety CHAPTER 3 Introduction to Medical and Anatomical Terminology CHAPTER 4 Body Systems and Related Laboratory Tests CHAPTER 5 The Cardiovascular System CHAPTER 6 Patient and Specimen Requirements CHAPTER 7 Blood Collection Equipment CHAPTER 8 Venipuncture CHAPTER 9 Dermal/Capillary Puncture CHAPTER 10 Blood Specimen Handling CHAPTER 11 Special Phlebotomy Procedures CHAPTER 12 Quality Essentials CHAPTER 13 Waived Testing and Collection of Non-Blood Specimens CHAPTER 14 Practicing Professional Behavior Appendix A: Standard Precautions Appendix B: Transmission-Based Precautions Appendix C: Medical Terms: Prefixes, Suffixes, and Word Roots Appendix D: Medical Abbreviations Appendix E: Medical Laboratory Tests Appendix F: Historically Relevant Phlebotomy Information Appendix G: ASCLS Code of Ethics and Pledge to the Profession