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With recent federal, state, and quality assessment requirements, continuing education in phlebotomy has never been more important. This is the ideal review book and CD-ROM to prepare for national board certification exams or to keep current in this dynamic field.Simulating the exact format and organization of topics on the board examinations, it contains over 650 multiple-choice questions with explanations and complete references. The CD-ROM perfectly prepares students for the computerized format of the exam with a diagnostic exam for self-assessment and a diagnostic report which records students'results in specific content areas. This new edition has also been updated to correspond with Garza/Becan-McBride's Phlebotomy Handbook, 7/e (2005) - if a user chooses to use both titles.Clinical Lab Science Students / Medical Technology Students.
Kathleen Becan-McBride, EdD, MT (ASCP) is Director of Community and Educational Outreach at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHSCH) and tenured Medical School Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at UTHSCH Diana Garza, EdD, MT (ASCP) is an educational consultant and medical writer/editor living in Houston, Texas
Table of Contents
SECTION I: Overview
Phlebotomy Practice and Quality Essentials
Ethical, Legal, and Regulatory Issues
Basic Anatomy and Physiology of Organ Systems
The Cardiovascular System
SECTION II: Safety Procedures and Equipment
Safety and First Aid
Documentation, Specimen Handling, and Transportation
Blood Collection Equipment
SECTION III: Phlebotomy Procedures
Procedures for Collecting Capillary Blood Specimens
Preanalytical Complications in Blood Collection
SECTION IV: Special Procedures and Point-of-Care Testing
Arterial, Intravenous (IV), and Special Collection Procedures
Elderly, Home, and Long-Term Care Collections
Urinalysis, Body Fluid, and Other Specimens
Forensic Toxicology, Workplace Testing, Sports Medicine, and Related Areas