This full-color, how-to text covers all aspects of phlebotomy, with complete coverage of equipment, safety procedures, arterial blood gases, point of care testing, and a special emphasis on practical phlebotomy skills. Specific procedures are outlined in a unique storyboard format pairing each step in the procedure with a clear, full-color photographs to help students thoroughly understand the techniques and equipment used in routine venipuncture, butterfly venipuncture, skin punctures, and much more. An expanded section on cardiovascular anatomy and physiology features extensive vivid, colorful illustrations for easy reference. In addition, a perforated bookmark on the back cover doubles as a quick-reference reminder of which stopper tops to use with certain diagnostic tests. Instructor resources are available to qualified adopters; contact your sales representative for more information.Sommer, Sandra is the author of 'Phlebotomy Worktext and Procedures Manual' with ISBN 9780721684840 and ISBN 072168484X.