More New and Used
from Private Sellers
Questions About This Book?
Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the 3rd edition with a publication date of 2/1/2011.
What is included with this book?
- The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.
- The Used copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included.
- The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.
With a storyboard format and full-color illustrations, Phlebotomy: Worktext and Procedures Manual describes all aspects of phlebotomy, with complete coverage of equipment, safety procedures, arterial blood gases, point-of-care testing, and practical phlebotomy skills. Procedures are outlined in a detailed storyboard format, pairing steps with full-color photos to help you understand the equipment and techniques such as venipuncture, dermal puncture, arterial blood collection, and special procedures. Written by Robin Warekois and Richard Robinson, this book also includes workbook sections for review, study questions, competency checklists, and a mock certification exam providing effective preparation for the phlebotomy certification exam. A storyboard format outlines common procedures, with steps accompanied by full-color photos. The Human Anatomy and Physiology section offers in-depth information on body systems. A perforated bookmark on the back cover serves as a "tube guide" or quick reminder of which stopper tops to use for various diagnostic tests. Learning objectives begin each chapter and indicate what you should achieve. Key Terms are listed at the beginning of each chapter and are bolded in the text. Lists of abbreviations at the beginning of each chapter provide a quick reference and explanation for unfamiliar abbreviations. Clinical Tips provide important hints and information. Special icons identify OSHA standards that must be followed when performing procedures. Flashbacks and Flashforwards refer to other information that can help you work safely and efficiently. Competency Checklists contain the most critical and important steps in procedures. Review questions in each chapter help you learn and remember material. A mock certification exam helps in reviewing for the phlebotomy certification exam with 200 multiple-choice questions. A glossary provides definitions of important terms identified in the Key Terms lists at the beginning of each chapter. What would you do? clinical scenarios let you apply your knowledge to real-life challenges in the workplace. Updated venipuncture procedure keeps you current with CLSI standards. Higher-level questions are added to the mock certification exam, asking you to think critically about the information in each chapter. An additional mock certification exam for extra practice is added to the Evolve companion website -- which also includes videos of procedures, interactive exercises, and an audio glossary.
Table of Contents
|Introduction to Phlebotomy||p. 1|
|Introduction to Phlebotomy||p. 1|
|Health Care Structure||p. 10|
|Infection Control||p. 32|
|Phlebotomy Basics||p. 49|
|Medical Terminology||p. 49|
|Human Anatomy and Physiology||p. 58|
|Circulatory, Lymphatic, and Immune Systems||p. 90|
|Specimen Collection||p. 109|
|Venipuncture Equipment||p. 109|
|Routine Venipuncture||p. 124|
|Dermal Puncture||p. 146|
|Venipuncture Complications||p. 164|
|Blood Collection in Special Populations||p. 180|
|Arterial Blood Collection||p. 193|
|Special Collections and Procedures||p. 204|
|Special Nonblood Collection Procedures||p. 219|
|Specimen Handling||p. 229|
|Specimen Transport, Handling, and Processing||p. 229|
|Point-of-Care Testing||p. 238|
|Professional Issues||p. 249|
|Quality Phlebotomy||p. 249|
|Legal Issues in Phlebotomy||p. 261|
|Metric System Measurements||p. 271|
|Common English-Spanish Phrases for Phlebotomy||p. 272|
|Competency Checklists||p. 274|
|Common Abbreviations||p. 290|
|Mock Certification Exam||p. 292|
|Answers to Chapter Questions and Mock Certification Exam||p. 308|
|Table of Contents provided by Ingram. All Rights Reserved.|