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Complete Textbook of Phlebotomy

Complete Textbook of Phlebotomy - 3rd edition

Complete Textbook of Phlebotomy - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 9781418010522

ISBN10: 1418010529

Complete Textbook of Phlebotomy by Lynn B. Hoeltke - ISBN 9781418010522
Edition: 3RD 06
Copyright: 2006
Publisher: Delmar Learning
International: No
Complete Textbook of Phlebotomy by Lynn B. Hoeltke - ISBN 9781418010522

ISBN13: 9781418010522

ISBN10: 1418010529

Edition: 3RD 06

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With emphasis on a hands-on approach to learning, this book gives you the knowledge needed to become a multi-skilled professional. Now printed in full-color, step-by-step photographs and summaries illustrate each procedure providing a visual guide for learning important skills. The third edition is updated to incorporate the numerous advances in safety equipment related to collection of a blood sample, and maintains its readability and concise manner of presentation.


  • NEW! Updated to reflect the latest Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) standard procedures.
  • NEW! New Full color text design includes full-color photographs, illustrations and identification charts.
  • NEW! A New Section listing the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) Phlebotomist Competencies is added to the beginning of each chapter.
  • NEW! Summary text boxes are added throughout the chapters to highlight important points.
  • NEW! New chapters on Caring for the Pediatric Patient and "Specimen Preparation and Handling" are added.
  • Step-by-step procedures illustrate and summarize important skills throughout the book.
  • Competency check-off lists are included in an appendix to identify the key responsibilities of a phlebotomist.
  • Multiple test questions at the end of each chapter provide important comprehension checks.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

List of Procedures


Chapter 1 Introduction to Phlebotomy

Chapter 2 Safety in Phlebotomy

Chapter 3 Basic Human Anatomy and Physiology

Chapter 4 Phlebotomy Equipment

Chapter 5 Phlebotomy Technique

Chapter 6 The Challenge of Phlebotomy

Chapter 7 Caring for the Pediatric Patient

Chapter 8 Specimen Considerations and Special Procedures

Chapter 9 Specimen Preparation and Handling

Chapter 10 Customer Service

Chapter 11 Compliance

Chapter 12 Competency

Appendix A NAACLS Phlebotomist Competencies

Appendix B Competency Checklists

Appendix C Frequently Ordered Laboratory Tests

Appendix D Answers to Review Questions

Appendix E Glossary