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The Complete Textbook of Phlebotomy, 4th Edition

  • Lynn B. Hoeltke Eskenazi Health, Indianapolis, Indiana
  • ISBN-10: 0840022999  |  ISBN-13: 9780840022998
  • 432 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2006, 2000, 1994
  • © 2013 | Published
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About

Overview

With a strong emphasis on hands-on learning, this highly practical text helps students develop the phlebotomy related knowledge and skills they need to become confident, competent health care professionals. The text provides detailed content reflective of the latest practice standards and competencies of the phlebotomy profession in a way that connects it to actual practice. Step-by-step guidelines for more than 20 collection procedures are provided along with real-life scenarios and prompts that emphasize the phlebotomist's legal and ethical role in decisions related to patient care. Full color photographs highlight important steps in each procedure along with proper equipment, while illustrations depict the components of anatomy critical to proper phlebotomy technique. The text continues to present complex material in an engaging, concise, and reader-friendly way. THE COMPLETE TEXTBOOK OF PHLEBOTOMY remains the perfect choice to prepare students for success as a multi-skilled health care professional.

Features and Benefits

  • Each chapter features a list of learning objectives and relevant National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) competencies to help guide student learning and prepare them for professional practice.
  • Throughout the book laboratory tests are explained in order to give students a better understanding of why samples are collected. This knowledge of laboratory tests gives the phlebotomist a better understanding of how variation in sample collection techniques will affect the test results.
  • The relationship between sample procurement and the laboratory role in patient care is emphasized, highlighting the importance of the phlebotomist's role in helping the laboratory guide health care providers in decisions related to patient care.
  • The text's visually appealing design includes more than 200 full-color photographs, illustrations, and identification charts, making it easier for students to engage with the material and hone critical skills.
  • A variety of features to support learning are included throughout the text, including text boxes that highlight important points, step-by-step procedures and guidelines to reinforce skill development, competency checklists to identify key responsibilities, and review questions to help students assess their understanding of content.

Table of Contents

Preface.
1. Introduction to Phlebotomy.
2. Safety in Phlebotomy.
3. Basic Human Anatomy and Physiology.
4. Anatomy and Physiology of the Circulatory System.
5. Phlebotomy Equipment.
6. Phlebotomy Technique.
7. The Challenge of Phlebotomy.
8. Caring for the Pediatric Patient.
9. Sample Considerations and Special Procedures.
10. Sample Preparation and Handling.
11. Customer Service.
12. Legal and ethical issues.
13. Competency.
Appendix A NAACLS Phlebotomist Competencies.
Appendix B Phlebotomy Competency Assessments.
Appendix C Frequently Ordered Laboratory Tests.
Appendix D Blood Volume and Maximum Draw.
Appendix E Answers to Review Questions.
Glossary.

What's New

  • To help students make the transition from classroom learning to careers as phlebotomy professionals, each chapter now features practical "Helpful Hints" that tie key concepts to actual practice.
  • The Fourth Edition includes numerous updates to ensure content is consistent with the latest Clinical Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) guidelines and best practice standards.
  • A chapter on "Legal and Ethical Issues" explores some of the challenging issues students are likely to face in the workplace, preparing them to make sound choices and respond appropriately in a variety of situations.
  • New step-by-step procedures include: Donning a Mask, Gown, and Gloves; Hand Vein Venipuncture by Butterfly Collection System using a Syringe; Performing a Radial Arterial Blood Gas; Blood Culture Collection by Butterfly Tuberculin Skin Test; Intradermal Injection of Purified Protein Derivative (PPD); and Collecting a Sputum Sample.
  • Content updates throughout the text provide coverage of cutting-edge technology and current practice standards, including infrared imaging of vein locations, expanded steps for proper patient identification, new guidelines for obtaining cooperation from pediatric patients, and using handheld devices to obtain lab orders,.
  • Includes new testing and collection information related to endocrine and reproductive disorders, heart disease, and urine glucose as well as expanded content related to sample prepation and handling.

Supplements

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Instructor Supplements

Instructor's Resource  (ISBN-10: 0840023030 | ISBN-13: 9780840023032)

This useful collection of teaching tools includes an updated test bank, slides created in Microsoft® PowerPoint®, printable competencies, and student study guides for each chapter that reflect the content updates made to the fourth edition text. New to the CD-ROM is an Instructor's Manual with talking points for lectures, suggested in-class and after class activities, and suggestions for students who need help or who are advanced, among other items. A new Image Library contains all 200+ images and is organized by chapter and easily searchable to help you enhance in-class lectures and create test questions.

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Phlebotomy Procedures and Practices  (ISBN-10: 0840023049 | ISBN-13: 9780840023049)

PHLEBOTOMY: PROCEDURES AND PRACTICES, 2ND Edition is an essential reference tool for working health care professionals as well as students in allied health care programs who have an understanding of basic health care concepts. Focusing strictly on the principles of phlebotomy, including procedures related to sample collection, this go-to handbook provides information in a quick reference format and makes this an ideal on-the-job resource by emphasizing safety and patient comfort. PHLEBOTOMY: PROCEDURES AND PRACTICES, 2ND Edition has been updated and expanded to engage readers with the clear, reader-friendly writing style that made the 1ST Edition popular.

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Phlebotomy Technician Specialist: Certification Exam Review  (ISBN-10: 1418001406 | ISBN-13: 9781418001407)

Take the stress out of the phlebotomy certification exam with Phlebotomy Technician Specialist: Certification Exam Review. This book and accompanying CD will help you prepare and focus your studies for successful completion of the exam.

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Cengage Learning's CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook. Maximize your course success with the integrated eBook and chapter-specific learning tools that include flashcards, quizzes, videos, and more in your CourseMate. Key Features: Interactive eBook, Engagement Tracker, Learning Objectives, Tutorial Quizzes, Glossary and Flashcards, and Web Links and References.

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The more you study, the better the results. Make the most of your study time by accessing everything you need to succeed in one place. CourseMate includes: An interactive eBook with highlighting, note taking and an interactive glossary and Interactive learning tools, including: Quizzes, Flashcards, Videos, and more!

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Phlebotomy Procedures and Practices  (ISBN-10: 0840023049 | ISBN-13: 9780840023049)

PHLEBOTOMY: PROCEDURES AND PRACTICES, 2ND Edition is an essential reference tool for working health care professionals as well as students in allied health care programs who have an understanding of basic health care concepts. Focusing strictly on the principles of phlebotomy, including procedures related to sample collection, this go-to handbook provides information in a quick reference format and makes this an ideal on-the-job resource by emphasizing safety and patient comfort. PHLEBOTOMY: PROCEDURES AND PRACTICES, 2ND Edition has been updated and expanded to engage readers with the clear, reader-friendly writing style that made the 1ST Edition popular.

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Interactive practice quizzes designed to work with your text can help you to review and learn essential terms and key concepts. True/false and multiple choice questions are included for each chapter. Check your score and take quizzes again if needed. A reference for where to find more material in the text is included with each answer. This is instant access product; at the completion of your purchase, simply go to "My Home" and gain immediate access to your product. Note: If you have purchased CourseMate for your title, flash cards are already included.

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Interactive practice quizzes and flashcards designed to work with your text can help you to review and learn essential terms and key concepts. Flashcards contain terms and definitions for each chapter. Practice quizzes consist of true/false and multiple choice questions for each chapter. Check your score and take quizzes again if needed. A reference for where to find more material in the text is included with each answer. This is instant access product; at the completion of your purchase, simply go to "My Home" and gain immediate access to your product. Note: If you have purchased CourseMate for your title, practice quizzes and flashcards are already included.

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Phlebotomy Technician Specialist: Certification Exam Review  (ISBN-10: 1418001406 | ISBN-13: 9781418001407)

Take the stress out of the phlebotomy certification exam with Phlebotomy Technician Specialist: Certification Exam Review. This book and accompanying CD will help you prepare and focus your studies for successful completion of the exam.

List Price = $113.95  | CengageBrain Price = $113.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $85.75

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Lynn B. Hoeltke

Lynn B. Hoeltke, M.B.A., M.T. (A.S.C.P.), P.B.T, D.L.M., works for a leading hospital laboratory in the Midwest. In addition to more than 40 years' experience in various laboratory leadership roles, Mr. Hoeltke has taught on the technical college level, developed and taught a nursing-based program for a hospital, and taught phlebotomy as a career development program for entry-level laboratory positions. He also has served as phlebotomy advisor with Evena Medical to develop infrared imaging as a tool to find veins for venipuncture, and he has consulted with several nursing homes and laboratories in teaching phlebotomy techniques to their staff. Mr. Hoeltke has published several magazine articles, has been a contributing textbook author for COMPREHENSIVE MEDICAL ASSISTING, and is the author of multiple phlebotomy texts, including THE CLINICAL LABORATORY MANUAL SERIES: PHLEBOTOMY, and PHLEBOTOMY: PROCEDURES AND PRACTICE by Delmar, Cengage Learning. He has also assisted in the production of a Phlebotomy Skills Video Review based on the procedures in his textbook.