Intravenous Infusion Therapy for Nurses: Principles and Practice / Edition 1

Intravenous Infusion Therapy for Nurses: Principles and Practice / Edition 1

by Dianne L Josephson, Lynn Keegan, Lynn Keegan
     
 

This guide explains the concepts and protocols of IV therapy and describes the skills needed to implement them in practice. Rationales accompany prescribed nursing protocols to demonstrate why a given intervention is necessary, and the Intravenous Nurses Society Standards of Care are featured. The book provides current information on equipment, nutritional support,… See more details below

Overview

This guide explains the concepts and protocols of IV therapy and describes the skills needed to implement them in practice. Rationales accompany prescribed nursing protocols to demonstrate why a given intervention is necessary, and the Intravenous Nurses Society Standards of Care are featured. The book provides current information on equipment, nutritional support, legal implications and infection control. The author is a nurse. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780827363144
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
12/30/1998
Series:
Nursing Education Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
487
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.92(h) x 0.77(d)

Meet the Author

Dianne Josephson is a member of the faculty and a clinical mentor at El Paso Community College.

Table of Contents

FOUNDATIONS OF INTRAVENOUS INFUSION THERAPY PRACTICE: Introduction to Intravenous Infusion Therapy; Fluid and Electrolyte Fundamentals Related to Intravenous Infusion Therapy; The Legal Implications of Intravenous Infusion Therapy; Infection Control Related to Intravenous Infusion Therapy. THE PRACTICE OF INTRAVENOUS INFUSION THERAPY: Risks, Complications, and Adverse Reactions Associated with Intravenous Infusion Therapy;Intravenous Infusion Preparations; Patient Preparation and Site Selection for Peripheral Intravenous Infusion Therapy; Equipment and Supplies Employed in the Preparation and Administration of Intravenous Infusion Therapy; The Delivery, Care, Maintenance, and Discontinuation of Intravenous Infusion Therapy; Mathematical Calculations for the Administration, Regulation, and Maintenance of Intravenous Infusion Therapy; Pharmacologic Principles Related to the Preparation and Administration of Intravenous Medications; Central and Peripherally Placed Vascular Access Devices and Advanced Medication Delivery Systems; Intravenous Nutritional Support; Blood and Blood Product Administration. INTRAVENOUS INFUSION NEEDS OF THE PEDIATRIC AND GERONTOLOGIC POPULATIONS: Intravenous Infusion Therapy for the Pediatric Patient; Intravenous Therapy for the Elderly Patient: Special Considerations. Appendix A: Abbreviations. Appendix B: Medical Terminology. Appendix C: Symbols. Appendix D: Review Questions. Bibliography and References. Glossary. Index.

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