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.
This book was written after feedback suggested that stories and analogies were very helpful to students wanting to remember blood tests and their implications. For this reason each section, where appropriate, contains an analogy, in addition to an overview of the relevant anatomy, physiology and biochemistry. The book links tests and conditions, and gives strategies for clinical practice using simple language.
This book is a concise and easy to read and understand resource for busy laboratorians, who routinely encounter the situations detailed therein. It is also helpful for students, who need to learn how to recognize and avoid such situations, by providing expert guidance and examples of ways to keep these types of errors from potentially causing harm to patients.
Wintrobe's Atlas of Clinical Hematology has now been comprehensively updated by a brand-new editorial team to bring you state-of-the-art pictorial coverage of the complete range of hematologic conditions. Thousands of meticulous, full-color images capture the characteristic appearance of each pathologic entity, and concise descriptions point out features of diagnostic importance.