Phlebotomy

Author: Robin S. Warekois
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323341530
Release Date: 2015-02-19
Genre: Medical

With an illustrated, storyboard format for procedures, Phlebotomy: Worktext and Procedures Manual, 4th Edition describes all aspects of phlebotomy, with current coverage of equipment, safety procedures, arterial blood gases, point-of-care testing, and practical phlebotomy skills. Procedures cover core functions and are outlined with step-by-step instructions and new full-color photos. Clinical scenarios, practice tips, and new Avoid That Error features keep the focus on application and practice. Written by phlebotomy expert Robin Warekois, this practical worktext also includes competency checklists, a mock certification exam, a detachable bookmark that can serve as a tube guide, and a new video collection on the Evolve companion website. A detailed, storyboard format outlines common procedures, with steps accompanied by new full-color photos. Study and certification exam preparation questions in each chapter help you review and remember the material. A mock certification exam in the appendix mirrors the format of the actual phlebotomy certification exam, allowing you to review for the exam with 150 multiple-choice questions. Competency Checklists at the end of the book summarize the most critical and important steps in phlebotomy procedures. Clinical scenarios and tips encourage you apply your knowledge to real-life challenges in the workplace. Student resources on an Evolve companion website include a pre-test, animations, a new procedural video collection, interactive exercises, a mock certification exam, and an audio glossary. An anatomy and physiology section offers illustrated, in-depth information on body systems. A perforated bookmark on the back cover serves as a quick, portable reminder of which stopper tops to use for various diagnostic tests. Flashbacks and Flashforwards provide a cross reference to related information in previous or upcoming chapters. NEW video collection on the Evolve companion website demonstrates how critical procedures are performed. NEW photos have been added, in addition to new content on professionalism and HIPAA, equipment, and technology. NEW! Avoid That Error scenarios help you develop critical thinking skills and provide helpful tips on resolving problematic situations.

Phlebotomy

Author: Robin S. Warekois
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323279406
Release Date: 2015-02-26
Genre: Medical

With a storyboard format and full-color illustrations, Phlebotomy: Worktext and Procedures Manual describes all aspects of phlebotomy, with complete coverage of equipment, safety procedures, arterial blood gases, point-of-care testing, and practical phlebotomy skills. Procedures are outlined in a detailed storyboard format, pairing steps with full-color photos to help you understand the equipment and techniques such as venipuncture, dermal puncture, arterial blood collection, and special procedures. Written by Robin Warekois and Richard Robinson, this book also includes workbook sections for review, study questions, competency checklists, and a mock certification exam providing effective preparation for the phlebotomy certification exam. A storyboard format outlines common procedures, with steps accompanied by full-color photos. The Human Anatomy and Physiology section offers in-depth information on body systems. A perforated bookmark on the back cover serves as a "tube guide" or quick reminder of which stopper tops to use for various diagnostic tests. Learning objectives begin each chapter and indicate what you should achieve. Key Terms are listed at the beginning of each chapter and are bolded in the text. Lists of abbreviations at the beginning of each chapter provide a quick reference and explanation for unfamiliar abbreviations. Clinical Tips provide important hints and information. Special icons identify OSHA standards that must be followed when performing procedures. Flashbacks and Flashforwards refer to other information that can help you work safely and efficiently. Competency Checklists contain the most critical and important steps in procedures. Review questions in each chapter help you learn and remember material. A mock certification exam helps in reviewing for the phlebotomy certification exam with 200 multiple-choice questions. A glossary provides definitions of important terms identified in the Key Terms lists at the beginning of each chapter. What would you do? clinical scenarios let you apply your knowledge to real-life challenges in the workplace. Updated venipuncture procedure keeps you current with CLSI standards. Higher-level questions are added to the mock certification exam, asking you to think critically about the information in each chapter. An additional mock certification exam for extra practice is added to the Evolve companion website -- which also includes videos of procedures, interactive exercises, and an audio glossary.

Phlebotomy E Book

Author: Robin S. Warekois
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323292849
Release Date: 2013-12-27
Genre: Medical

With a storyboard format and full-color illustrations, Phlebotomy: Worktext and Procedures Manual describes all aspects of phlebotomy, with complete coverage of equipment, safety procedures, arterial blood gases, point-of-care testing, and practical phlebotomy skills. Procedures are outlined in a detailed storyboard format, pairing steps with full-color photos to help you understand the equipment and techniques such as venipuncture, dermal puncture, arterial blood collection, and special procedures. Written by Robin Warekois and Richard Robinson, this book also includes workbook sections for review, study questions, competency checklists, and a mock certification exam providing effective preparation for the phlebotomy certification exam. A storyboard format outlines common procedures, with steps accompanied by full-color photos. The Human Anatomy and Physiology section offers in-depth information on body systems. A perforated bookmark on the back cover serves as a "tube guide" or quick reminder of which stopper tops to use for various diagnostic tests. Learning objectives begin each chapter and indicate what you should achieve. Key Terms are listed at the beginning of each chapter and are bolded in the text. Lists of abbreviations at the beginning of each chapter provide a quick reference and explanation for unfamiliar abbreviations. Clinical Tips provide important hints and information. Special icons identify OSHA standards that must be followed when performing procedures. Flashbacks and Flashforwards refer to other information that can help you work safely and efficiently. Competency Checklists contain the most critical and important steps in procedures. Review questions in each chapter help you learn and remember material. A mock certification exam helps in reviewing for the phlebotomy certification exam with 200 multiple-choice questions. A glossary provides definitions of important terms identified in the Key Terms lists at the beginning of each chapter. What would you do? clinical scenarios let you apply your knowledge to real-life challenges in the workplace. Updated venipuncture procedure keeps you current with CLSI standards. Higher-level questions are added to the mock certification exam, asking you to think critically about the information in each chapter. An additional mock certification exam for extra practice is added to the Evolve companion website -- which also includes videos of procedures, interactive exercises, and an audio glossary.

Complete Phlebotomy Exam Review

Author: Pamela Primrose
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323239134
Release Date: 2015-02-25
Genre: Medical

Prepare for phlebotomy certification and licensure exam success with Complete Phlebotomy Exam Review, 2nd Edition. This comprehensive review book has 1,500 questions. A new pretest provides an assessment of strengths and weaknesses, and a mock certification exam at the end of the book tests your knowledge of necessary information. Organized into chapters that correlate with the trusted textbook by Warekois and Robinson, each chapter includes a content review followed by multiple-choice questions, each with an answer, a rationale, and a page-number reference to information in the companion textbook. An Evolve website offers even more opportunity to practice ,with all the questions in the book plus 500 extra and the ability to sort by category or test in study or exam modes. 100-question mock certification exam at the end of the book allows you to test your comprehension of the material and identify areas of strength and weakness to target study. Answers, rationales, and page-number references to the trusted companion test by Warekois and Robinson help you understand why your selected answer was right or wrong and strengthen your knowledge of key exam content areas. The Evolve site provides you with myriad opportunities for practice. With all the text questions plus an additional 500, you can take tests in exam or study mode and sort questions by category or chapter to tailor practice to your individual needs. Organized by chapters, each begins with a content review to break the subject of phlebotomy into manageable areas. Multiple-choice questions with answers and rationales in each chapter test your comprehension of the material. NEW! 1,500 questions provide you with even more opportunities for testing yourself and reinforcing the content. NEW! 100-question pretest at the beginning of the book lets you assess where you stand from the start so you can target your study accordingly. NEW! Photos and line drawings throughout the book illustrate what is being discussed and help you learn more about the equipment you will encounter on the job.

Phlebotomy Essentials

Author: Ruth E. McCall
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781608311194
Release Date: 2011-02-14
Genre: Medical

"Designed to be used in combination with the fifth edition of the 'Phlebotomy essentials' textbook as a valuable learning resource that will help the student master the principles of phlebotomy by reinforcing key concepts and procedures covered in the textbook."--Pref.

Procedures in Phlebotomy

Author: John C. Flynn
Publisher: Saunders
ISBN: 1437725554
Release Date: 2011-10
Genre: Medical

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. A 150-question practice exam provides a comprehensive review of content and prepares you for the phlebotomy certification examination with questions that mirror the exam's multiple-choice format. Competency score sheets allow you to evaluate your mastery of newly acquired skills related to the most critical and important steps in phlebotomy procedures. A color Tube Guide provides a quick reference for determining the type of tube to use for blood collection of common tests. Review questions at the end of each chapter reinforce your understanding and provide a self-assessment tool. A glossary provides a quick reference to definitions for all of the book's terms. A companion Evolve website enhances learning with interactive quizzes and WebLinks for further reading and research. NEW content includes a new chapter on medical terminology, and also addresses patient quality issues, geriatric considerations, and point-of-care tests. Case studies with critical thinking questions allow you to apply chapter content to real-life scenarios. Lists of key terms identify new terminology. Learning objectives begin each chapter, setting measurable outcomes you will achieve. Spanish phrases related to phlebotomy are included in the appendix for quick reference.

The Phlebotomy Textbook

Author: Susan King Strasinger
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 9780803625327
Release Date: 2011-02-17
Genre: Medical

Their 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.

The Complete Textbook of Phlebotomy

Author: Lynn B. Hoeltke
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337284240
Release Date: 2016-12-05
Genre: Medical

With a strong emphasis on hands-on learning, this highly practical text helps you develop the phlebotomy-related knowledge and skills you need to become a confident, competent health care professional. The Fifth Edition accelerates learning by following key topics immediately with relevant exercises, integrating workbook elements and textbook content to deliver a complete learning experience. The text covers the latest professional standards and competencies while thoughtfully connecting them to the realities of practice today. Step-by-step guidelines for more than 20 collection procedures are provided, along with real-life scenarios and prompts emphasizing the phlebotomist's legal and ethical role in patient care decisions. Full-color photographs highlight important steps and relevant equipment, while illustrations depict anatomical components critical to proper technique. In addition, the digital edition includes videos and interactive exercises ideal for today’s learners. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Phlebotomy Notes

Author: Susan King Strasinger
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 9780803638891
Release Date: 2012-08-14
Genre: Medical

This reference provides quick access to important phlebotomy information. Clinically focused, it’s the perfect guide to collecting, transporting, and processing quality blood specimens for laboratory testing.

Philosophies and Theories for Advanced Nursing Practice

Author: Janie B. Butts
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9781284066319
Release Date: 2013-12-26
Genre: Medical

Philosophies and Theories for Advanced Nursing Practice, Second Edition was developed as an essential resource for advance practice students in master’s and doctoral programs. This text is appropriate for students needing an introductory understanding of philosophy and how a theory is constructed as well as students and nurses who understand theory at an advanced level. The Second Edition discusses the AACN DNP essentials which is critical for DNP students as well as PhD students who need a better understanding of the DNP-educated nurse’s role. Philosophies and Theories for Advanced Nursing Practice, Second Edition covers a wide variety of theories in addition to nursing theories. Coverage of non-nursing related theory is beneficial to nurses because of the growing national emphasis on collaborative, interdisciplinary patient care. The text includes diagrams, tables, and discussion questions to help students understand and reinforce core content.

Electrocardiography for Healthcare Professionals

Author: Kathryn Booth
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
ISBN: 9781259280641
Release Date: 2015-01-09
Genre:

Electrocardiography for Health Care Personnel provides ECG skills training for health care students as well as health care personnel who are interested in mastering additional skills. The text includes the essential skills needed to perform an ECG, including anatomy of the heart, basic characteristics, equipment, appropriate intervention, and other technical applications, such as Holter monitoring and stress testing. Emphasis throughout the text is placed on troubleshooting.

Hematology

Author: Bernadette F. Rodak
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781416030065
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Medical

Textbook explores key aspects of hematology from normal hematopoiesis through diseases of erythroid, myeloid, lymphoid, and megakaryocytic origin. Includes a revised section on hemostasis and thrombosis. Case studies and chapter summaries are included.

Microeconomics

Author: Paul Krugman
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780716771593
Release Date: 2008-09-25
Genre: Business & Economics

Paul Krugman's grasp of economics in action and his uncanny way of translating complex issues into everyday terms have made him the most widely read economist writing for the general public today. He has been awarded the 2008 prize in Economic Sciences for his study of international trade and the effects of globalization. What's new? a- chapter order -- re-organized from the 1st edition to reflect how the subject is taught; b- stronger international focus -- Global issues are dealt with throughout the text and emphasis is placed on looking at topics from an international perspective; c- global Comparison boxes -- uses data driven examples to illustrate the international dimension of economic concepts; d- new chapters on Taxes, Inflation and Unemployment; e- coverage of the financial crisis. Strengths: a- real world examples, stories, applications and case studies -- These teach the core concepts and motivate learning; b- the writing style is accessible, entertaining and friendly; c- tools for learning. Tools for learning: a- each chapter is structured around a common set of features that helps students learn while keeping them engaged; b- chapter opening summaries -- Each chapter begins with a real-life story that is then integrated throughout the chapter. They illustrate concepts, build intuition and encourage students to think further; c- economics in action -- each chapter closes with a real world case study. -- Description from http://www.palgrave.com (Oct. 11, 2011).

PharmPrep ASHP s NAPLEX Review

Author: Lea S. Eiland
Publisher: ASHP
ISBN: 9781585283354
Release Date: 2011-05-20
Genre: Medical

After years of studying and hard work, you’re almost a licensed pharmacist! The final step is passing the North American Pharmacy Licensure Examination, or the NAPLEX®. For the last decade, PharmPrep: ASHP’s NAPLEX® Review, has been a trusted resource with new graduates preparing for the NAPLEX examination, both as an online product and a print companion.Using real patient cases accompanied by questions that address all NAPLEX® competency statements, the new fully updated PharmPrep: ASHP’s NAPLEX® Review, 4th edition, gives you the flexibility to review information by specific disease state and provides 78 sample cases, as well as calculations and law review sections. As drug therapy becomes more complex, PharmPrep has continued to update and revise cases so they reflect contemporary clinical practice.PharmPrep is an equally important reference for the experienced practitioner as a tool for pharmacists to continue to develop professionally, or for out of practice professionals looking to refresh their skills. Only PharmPrep has case-based questions and detailed explanations that don’t just tell you what answers are right or wrong, but why. It is the the most affordable, trusted resource available to prepare for the NAPLEX® exam. As a book or in a convenient online/book package, PharmPrep goes where you go—on the subway, in the break room, to the coffeehouse. Or, just cozy up to the PharmPrep book from the comforts of home. Wherever you go, its the best resource to get you passed and ready to practice.To learn more about PharmPrep Online, visit www.pharmpreponline.com and sign up for a free trial today. Don’t have an ASHP account? Simply register at www.ashp.org.