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Blood Collection: A Short Course

3rd Edition

Description

This user-friendly text focuses on the proper techniques for collecting quality blood specimens with minimal patient discomfort. It’s perfect for intensive one- or two-day phlebotomy courses!

Table of Contents

Contents in Brief

1.  Introduction to Blood Collection

2.  Venipuncture Equipment

3.  Venipuncture Techniques

4.  Preexamination Variables and Venipuncture Complications

5.  Special Blood Collection

6.  Dermal Puncture

7.  Point-of-Care Testing

8.  Blood Collection from Vascular Access Devices


Appendices

A. Laboratory Tests and the Required Types of Anticoagulants and Volume of Blood Required

B. Clinical Correlations of Blood Tests Related to Body Systems

C. Answer Key

D. Laboratory Abbreviations Commonly Used

Key Features

Discusses the basics, including…

  • types of blood specimens
  • blood collection equipment
  • vein selection and alternate sites
  • types of collection tubes and the purpose of anticoagulants
  • the order of draw
  • test-specific handling
  • complications and remedies
  • storage and transportation conditions

Covers blood specimen collection equipment including safety devices and technical procedures for venipuncture and dermal puncture.

 

Features a self-assessment exam that meets the requirements for continuing education protocols.

 

Offers a wealth of features to make learning easier, including…

  • Learning objectives
  • Technical tips, to avoid complications, such as hematomas and hemolysis
  • Safety tips
  • Practical situation problem-solving exercises
  • Performance evaluation checklists for technical procedures
  • Review questions Illustrations, photographs, diagrams, charts, and tables
  • Resources on the web

Complies with the standards set by OSHA, The Joint Commission, and the National Committee for Clinical and Laboratory Standards.

Includes a color tube guide.

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Student Resources

  • Davis Digital Version - Access your complete text online
  • Videos
  • Animations
  • Previous Edition Resources
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Specifications

Grade: 9-12

Blood Collection: A Short Course Textbook (Print) (Print)
ISBN: 978-0-8036-4607-0
Author: Marjorie Schaub Di Lorenzo and Susan King Strasinger
© 2016
Page Count: 192
Print Color: Full Color

Blood Collection: A Short Course (eBook - Single License) (Web-based)
ISBN: 978-0-8036-6156-1
Author: Marjorie Schaub Di Lorenzo and Susan King Strasinger
© 2016
Page Count: 192
Print Color: Full Color

Print Options

Item # Item Name ISBN Qty. Unit Price Total
TB-FA-BC Blood Collection: A Short Course Textbook (Print) 9780803646070 $46.95
TB-FA-BC-EB Blood Collection: A Short Course (eBook - Single License) 9780803661561 $35.95
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