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Phlebotomy
Phlebotomy

Phlebotomy

Kathryn Almquist
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44 pages
language
English
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Phlebotomy

Kathryn Almquist
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About This Book

Our best-selling comprehensive 6 page laminated guide is the perfect resource to help phlebotomy (venipuncture) students understand those procedures that enable blood draw/testing to be safe and comfortable for patients. Different forms of testing, equipment and other aspects of phlebotomy are explored in detail. Includes easy-to-read tables and diagrams. Each section features “The Phlebotomist Knows” summary of critical points, set off graphically for easy reference. As customers have said this guide has "everything you need to know for phlebotomy.
Topics covered includes:

  • Overview – Routine Venipuncture
  • How Phlebotomy is Performed
  • Circulatory System
  • Blood Tests
    • Types of Specimens
    • Common Blood Tests
    • Common Chemistry Tests & Panels
    • Table of Test Types & Purpose
  • Phlebotomy Tools, Techniques & Equipment
    • Blood Collection Basics
    • Tourniquets
    • Gloves
    • Needles
    • Evacuated Blood Collection Tubes
    • Tube Additives
    • Order of Blood Draw
  • Order of Blood Draw
  • Color-Coded Tops for Blood Draw
  • Glossary of Phlebotomy Terminology
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Publisher
BarCharts, Inc.
Year
2009
ISBN
9781423237198
Topic
Medicine
Subtopic
Medical Theory, Practice & Reference

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