Intravenous Therapy For Prehospital Providers / Edition 1

Intravenous Therapy For Prehospital Providers / Edition 1

by American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Aaos
     
 

ISBN-10: 0763715794

ISBN-13: 9780763715793

Pub. Date: 03/27/2001

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

Intravenous (IV) Therapy is one of the most invasive procedures handled in the prehospital environment. Proficiency in IV therapy technique is important for most procedures required in advanced life support. Intravenous Therapy for Prehospital Providers prepares emergency medical personnel for the job of administering or assisting with the administration of IV therapy…  See more details below

Overview

Intravenous (IV) Therapy is one of the most invasive procedures handled in the prehospital environment. Proficiency in IV therapy technique is important for most procedures required in advanced life support. Intravenous Therapy for Prehospital Providers prepares emergency medical personnel for the job of administering or assisting with the administration of IV therapy. This book is part of the EMS Continuing Education Series.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780763715793
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date:
03/27/2001
Edition description:
1E
Pages:
150
Product dimensions:
8.22(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.13(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Introduction to IV Therapy: Roles, Responsibilities, and Legal Issues1
Ch. 2Infection Control11
Ch. 3Basic Cell Physiology18
Ch. 4Principles of Fluid Balance26
Ch. 5Causes and Treatment of Shock44
Ch. 6Altered Level of Consciousness59
Ch. 7Intravenous Techniques and Administration76
Ch. 8Age-Specific Considerations98
App. A: Review Questions: Major Concepts114
App. B: Solutions to IV Calculations115
App. C: Sample Protocol117
App. D: Skills Sheets and Patient Report Forms123
App. E: IV Skills Check-Off Sheet135
App. F: IV Starts Log Sheet138
Glossary139
Index148

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