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
     
 

ISBN-10: 0827363141

ISBN-13: 9780827363144

Pub. Date: 12/30/1998

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This comprehensive guide to venipuncture and intravenous therapy is a must have for any health care professional responsible for IV therapy. This book covers all aspects of intravenous infusion therapy and includes a review of the nursing process, fluid and electrolytes, acid-base balance, and infection control, all extremely important topics in todayís

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This comprehensive guide to venipuncture and intravenous therapy is a must have for any health care professional responsible for IV therapy. This book covers all aspects of intravenous infusion therapy and includes a review of the nursing process, fluid and electrolytes, acid-base balance, and infection control, all extremely important topics in todayís world of health care. In addition, this book includes numerous real-life clinical scenarios that address topics as diverse as ethical dilemmas, tips, cautions, case studies, and nursing care plans. This book incorporates the newest standards established by the Intravenous Nurses Society.

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)

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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