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Medical Laboratory Procedures

Medical Laboratory Procedures - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 978-0073401959

Cover of Medical Laboratory Procedures 3RD 11 (ISBN 978-0073401959)
ISBN13: 978-0073401959
ISBN10: 0073401951
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 11
Publisher: Glencoe Publishing Co.
Published: 2011
International: No

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Medical Laboratory Procedures - 3RD 11 edition

ISBN13: 978-0073401959

Palko and Phyllis Cox

ISBN13: 978-0073401959
ISBN10: 0073401951
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 11
Publisher: Glencoe Publishing Co.

Published: 2011
International: No
Summary

Palko's Medical Laboratory Procedures,third edition, teaches the theory, principles, and pathology behind testing procedures for laboratory personnel. This is a competency-based textbook and reference that also functions as a workbook and laboratory manual by providing Procedure Competency Checklists for a step-by-step guide to proper protocol. Safety and total quality assurance have been emphasized throughout the text and current HIPAA regulations are introduced when appropriate to the laboratory setting. It is current in the new lab procedures set by CLIA and OSHA, Universal Precautions, and quality control. The more knowledgeable the lab personnel and accuracy of the test results, the greater the care provided to the patient.

Table of Contents

Unit 1: Introduction of the Physician's Office Laboratory Chapter 1: Safety in the Laboratory Chapter 2: The Microscope Chapter 3: Math in the POL Chapter 4: Statistics in the POL Chapter 5: Quality Assurance and Quality Control Chapter 6: Recordkeeping in the POL Unit 2: Urinalysis Chapter 7: Anatomy and Physiology of the Urinary System Chapter 8: Collection and Preservation of the Urine Specimen Chapter 9: Physical and Chemical Properties of the Urinalysis Chapter 10: Microscopic Properties of the Urinalysis Unit 3: Blood Collection Chapter 11: Routine Venipuncture Chapter 12: Advanced Venipuncture Techniques Unit 4: Hematology Chapter 13: Hemoglobin and Hematocrit: Manual Procedures Chapter 14: White Blood Cell Count and Red Blood Cell Count: Manual Hematological Procedures Chapter 15: Differential White Blood Cell Count: Manual Procedure Chapter 16: Automated Hematology and Quality Control Chapter 17: Advanced Hematology Procedures Chapter 18: Blood Coagulation Unit 5: Blood Chemistry Chapter 19: Blood Glucose: Measurement and Monitoring Chapter 20: Chemistry Testing Unit 6: Immunology and Microbiology Chapter 21: Immunology Tests Chapter 22: Microbiology Appendices: Appendix A: Standard Precautions and Other Laboratory Safety Information Appendix B: OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard Appendix C: Sample Blood and Body Fluid Exposure Report Form Appendix D: CLIA?s Levels of Certification Appendix E: Preparing the POL for Inspection Appendix F: Example of Laboratory Requisition Form Appendix G: Blood Chemistry Tests Arranged by Profiles or Panels Appendix H: Reference Values of Common Laboratory Tests Appendix I: Vocabulary of the Clinical Laboratory

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