Intravenous Therapy in Nursing Practice

Intravenous Therapy in Nursing Practice

by Lisa Dougherty, Julien Lambert
     
 

ISBN-10: 0443059837

ISBN-13: 9780443059834

Pub. Date: 04/07/2000

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This is a comprehensive but accessible book, aiming to give readers theoretical, background and practical advice. It is pitched at professional nurse level. Important issues such as ethics, law, pharmacology, haemostasis and infection control are given emphasis, in addition to the theoretical and practical knowledge nurses need to practice IV therapy safely. As its

Overview

This is a comprehensive but accessible book, aiming to give readers theoretical, background and practical advice. It is pitched at professional nurse level. Important issues such as ethics, law, pharmacology, haemostasis and infection control are given emphasis, in addition to the theoretical and practical knowledge nurses need to practice IV therapy safely. As its basis, it adheres to the professional guidelines for IV practice drawn up by the RCN (Dec 96).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780443059834
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
04/07/2000
Pages:
404
Product dimensions:
20.00(w) x 25.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents


Contributors     vii
Foreword     ix
Preface     xi
Acknowledgements     xiii
Fundamentals     1
Legal and Professional Aspects of Intravenous Therapy   Lorraine Hyde     3
Anatomy and Physiology Related to Intravenous Therapy   Katie Scales     23
Fluid and Electrolyte Balance   Michele Malster     49
Infection Control in Intravenous Therapy   Sarah Hart     87
Pharmacological Aspects of Intravenous Therapy   Zoe Whittington     117
Practice     141
Safe Administration and Management of Peripheral Intravenous Therapy   Teresa Finlay     143
Local and Systemic Complications of Intravenous Therapy   Julie Lamb   Lisa Dougherty     167
Intravenous Flow Control and Infusion Devices   Chris Quinn     197
Obtaining Peripheral Venous Access   Lisa Dougherty     225
Vascular Access in the Acute Care Setting   Katie Scales     271
Long-term Central Venous Access   Janice Gabriel     321
Intravenous Therapy in the Community   Jill Kayley     352
Specialities     375
Blood TransfusionTherapy   Liz Bishop     377
Parenteral Nutrition   Clare Shaw     395
Paediatric Intravenous Therapy in Practice   Karen Bravery     408
Safe Handling and Administration of Intravenous Cytotoxic Drugs   Janice Gabriel     461
Index     495

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