Phlebotomy Handbook Blood Specimen Collection from Basic to Advanced
- ISBN 13:
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- Edition: 8th
- Format: Paperback
- Copyright: 02/24/2009
- Publisher: Pearson
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Phlebotomy Handbook: Blood Speciman Collection from Basic to Advanced is a comprehensive book covering blood and specimen collection. It provides today's health care professionals with the latest safety guidelines; condensed information about new federal regulations; updates on equipment and supplies; new NCCLS standards and hazard prevention techniques; competencies important in the workplace; strategies for the certification process and securing a job; and extensive coverage on transcultural communication skills for all ages. Aside from its updated technical and procedural information, this edition is easy-to-read in a step-by-step format.
New features to this edition are: Action and Practice presents an additional case study with questions to test your critical thinking skills; Check Yourself presents a brief description of a procedure to be performed along with questions to test your knowledge of the requirements and steps to perform to complete the procedure; and Competency Checklists provide a list of competencies you should master relevant to the chapter content and NAACLS competencies.
Key Benefit: The fourth edition of this best-selling handbook upholds its position as the leading phlebotomy text on the Market.
Key Topics: Covers such critical topics as the latest information on quality assurance/quality control within the lab setting, safety and liability aspects as they relate to AIDS, and the latest equipment and special collection techniques.
Market: Physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, medical students, nursing students, laboratory technicians.