Introducing the practices and procedures of phlebotomy, Procedures in Phlebotomy, 4th Edition provides easy-to-read guidelines for both basic and special phlebotomy techniques. It describes proper procedures for venipuncture, special collection procedures, and pediatric and geriatric considerations, and addresses essential topics such as infection control, OSHA guidelines, and anatomy and physiology. It also discusses professional issues such as interpersonal communication, department management, total quality, and medical-legal topics. Written by expert phlebotomy educator John C. Flynn, Jr., this edition includes more in-depth content, a new chapter on medical terminology, new case studies, and a practice exam that prepares you for the phlebotomy certification exam.
Part 1: The Practice of Phlebotomy 1. Introduction to Phlebotomy 2. Anatomy and Physiology 3. Infectious Diseases and Their Prevention 4. Medical Terminology NEW! 5. Equipment 6. Proper Procedures for Venipuncture 7. Special Collection Procedures 8. Pediatric and Geriatric Procedures 9. Complications of Phlebotomy 10. Point-of Care for Phlebotomists Part 2: Professional Issues 11. Interpersonal Communication and Professionalism 12. Phlebotomy Department Management 13. Total Quality in Phlebotomy Service 14. Medical-Legal Issues and Health Law Procedures Appendix A: Answers to Chapter Review Questions Appendix B: Practice Examination for Certification Appendix C: Helpful Spanish Phrases Glossary