Glencoe Medical Laboratory Procedures combines theory with hands-on practice of the procedures most frequently performed in the physician's office laboratory. Learning to perform basic tests manually gives students a clear understanding of the theory behind the test, as well as an understanding of how the automated laboratory equipment works. It's current in the new lab procedures set by CLIA and OSHA, Universal Precautions, and quality control. Follows the 1997 AAMA Role Delineation Study Areas of Competence.
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Coverage of urinalysis, hematology, blood chemistry, immunology, microbiology, differential blood smear determination, normal and diseased condition of red blood cells, and normal and abnormal condition of platelets.
Background on why medical tests are ordered to give students an overall understanding of laboratory medication and to relate the theory of lab tests to the physiology of the body.
Covers safety, recordkeeping and documentation, quality control, math, phlebotomy, and patient relations.
Emphasis on accuracy and safety, with explanations of Universal Precautions, OSHA requirements, and regulations of the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment (CLIA) of 1988.
More than 140 illustrations to familiarize students with equipment and techniques and to show students what they will see through the microscope.
List of objectives and definitions at the beginning of each chapter and chapter reviews at the end.
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