Applied Phlebotomy

Applied Phlebotomy

By: Dennis J. Ernst (author)Paperback

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Description

Geared specifically to short courses in blood collection, this concise full-color text teaches the skills necessary to obtain blood specimens effectively and safely, in accordance with Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (formerly NCCLS) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration guidelines. The book presents step-by-step procedure instructions and explains why these procedures are important to blood specimen collections. It Could Happen To You case studies discuss actual phlebotomy-related injuries. Tips From the Trenches offer practical phlebotomy pointers. In the Lab describes what happens to blood in the lab and underscores the importance of key collection concepts. Each chapter ends with multiple-choice review questions.

Contents

Chapter 1: Phlebotomy: Not Just a Procedure Anymore . . . 1 Chapter 2: Selecting and Assembling Equipment . . . 39 Chapter 3: Performing the Venipuncture . . . 59 Chapter 4: Difficult Draws, Alternative Sites, Pediatric Venipunctures . . . 98 Chapter 5: Special Collections: Arterial, Capillary, and Blood Culture Collection . . . 130 Chapter 6: Specimen Handling, Storage, and Transportation . . . 162 Chapter 7: Phlebotomy Liability . . . 182 Chapter 8: Managing Exposures to Bloodborne Pathogens . . . 207 Chapter 9: Practices and Products for Exposure Prevention . . . 230 Appendix I: Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (formerly NCCLS) Documents . . . 247 Appendix II: Recommended Certification Organizations . . . 249 Appendix III: Educational Resources . . . 252 Appendix IV: Phlebotomy Tip of the Month . . . 255 Appendix V: Resources for Managers . . . 267 Minimum Content of any Specimen Collection-Training Programs . . . 257 Sample Inpatient Script . . . 268 Sample Calling Card . . . 270 Sample Postvenipuncture Care Instructions . . . 270 Sample Code of Conduct . . . 271 Sample Motivator Assessment Sheet . . . 272 Traffic Jam Team-Building Exercise . . . 272 Appendix VI: Additional Resources . . . 273 Index . . . 275

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780781750554
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 283
  • ID: 9780781750554
  • weight: 431
  • ISBN10: 0781750555

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