Lab Draw Answer Book

Lab Draw Answer Book

Lab Draw Answer Book


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Answers to hundreds of commonly asked questions on drawing blood samples for laboratory testing. This essential desk reference for laboratory and nursing personnel is the second edition of our popular Blood Specimen Collection FAQs reference book. Renamed and completely updated to reflect the revised CLSI venipuncture standard, we've added over 100 new entries to make it a desk reference you'll be hard-pressed to put back on the shelf. Culled from the thousands of questions we’ve been asked over the years, this reference is a must-have for anyone who performs, teaches, trains, or supervises phlebotomy. Each answer is highly researched and reflects the current standards, guidelines, and published literature. Scroll down for a preview.

Paperback — 440 pages
Publisher — Center for Phlebotomy Education
Softcover dimensions — 8.5 x 5 inches
ISBN — 978-0-9700588-0-5
Released — August, 2017
E-book — Purchasing the eBook format provides a link to download the .epub file. This file requires an e-reader like Kindle, iBook, or Nook to open, or can be read on a PC or Mac with an e-reading program such as Adobe Digital Editions to open.
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This compendium is the go-to book for straight answers about anything involving phlebotomy. I have it in my library and I think all healthcare professionals who draw blood samples should have it in their libraries, too, if not at their fingertips.

Ruth E. McCall, author of Phlebotomy Essentials

If you are drawing blood, this book needs to be in your arsenal.

Dr. Michael O'Bryan, U.S. Diagnostics Marketing Manager, Sarstedt, Inc.

Chapters include:

  1. Safety & Infection Control
  2. Training, Management & Certification
  3. Skin Punctures, Heelsticks, & Pain Management
  4. Patient Identification, Vein Selection & Site Prep
  5. Tourniquets & Butterflies
  6. Order of Draw & Discard Tubes
  7. Hemolysis & Potassium Issues
  8. Blood Cultures
  9. Labeling & Post-venipuncture Care
  10. Line Draws & IV Starts
  11. Processing, Storage & Transportation
  12. Patient Injuries & Complications
  13. Unorthodox Techniques
  14. Miscellaneous