Phlebotomy: A Competency Based Approach

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/13/2015
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Table of Contents


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

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