Rely on this comprehensive resource to master the techniques required to safely
obtain quality specimens and to understand the whys as well as the hows.
The 3rd Edition reflects current CLSI standards and offers greater emphasis on
quality assessment and preanalytical considerations. It includes up-to-date
information on safety equipment, phlebotomy techniques, laboratory information
and identification systems, ethical and legal issues, medical terminology, body
systems, and related diagnostic laboratory tests. Routine procedures and their
complications as well as specialized phlebotomy, quality control, infection
control, equipment, and additional duties of the phlebotomist are all thoroughly
discussed. The Phlebotomy Textbook
includes hundreds of new full-color illustrations, certification-style study
questions, new Procedure and Pre-analytical Consideration boxes, and a CD-ROM
with interactive student exercises and video clips, making this edition even
better than the last.