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Blood Collection: A Short Course, 2nd Edition

Blood Collection: A Short Course, 2nd Edition
  • Copyright:2009
  • Edition: 2nd
  • ISBN:9780803616998
  • Pages:120

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Perfect for intensive one- or two-day phlebotomy courses! This user-friendly text concentrates on the crucial skills of blood specimen collection. . . making it a cost-effective, compact learning tool for cross training and continuing education. 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; Complies with the standards set by OSHA, the JCAHO, and the National Committee for Clinical Laboratory Standards; and includes a color tube guide.