Plumer's Principles & Practice of Intravenous Therapy / Edition 8

Plumer's Principles & Practice of Intravenous Therapy / Edition 8

by Sharon M. Weinstein
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781759447

ISBN-13: 9780781759441

Pub. Date: 06/28/2006

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Now in its Eighth Edition, this text offers clear and practical guidance for providing quality infusion care to patients in every setting. The book provides reliable, up-to-date information on state-of-the-art procedures, techniques, and equipment and current Infusion Nurses Society standards of practice.

Major sections cover assessment and monitoring, principles

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Overview

Now in its Eighth Edition, this text offers clear and practical guidance for providing quality infusion care to patients in every setting. The book provides reliable, up-to-date information on state-of-the-art procedures, techniques, and equipment and current Infusion Nurses Society standards of practice.

Major sections cover assessment and monitoring, principles of equipment selection and clinical applications, patient-specific therapies, and special applications. Procedures are described in step-by-step detail, with emphasis on patient and health care worker safety. Coverage includes patient education and home care management guidelines. Each chapter ends with review questions.

A bound-in CD-ROM contains over 100 monographs on intravenous drugs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781759441
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
06/28/2006
Edition description:
Eighth
Pages:
848
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

1History of infusion therapy3
2Minimizing risk and improving performance10
3Nursing role and responsibilities24
4Application of Infusion Nurses Society standards of practice39
5Anatomy and physiology applied to infusion therapy53
6Laboratory tests and values63
7Fluid and electrolyte balance94
8Principles of parenteral fluid administration124
9Complications and interventions152
10Evidence-based infusion practice188
11Infusion equipment and safety203
12Peripheral infusion therapy techniques242
13Short peripheral access260
14Central venous access277
15Alternate access331
16Parenteral nutrition361
17Transfusion therapy413
18Pharmacology applied to infusion therapy465
19Antineoplastic therapy486
20Pain management576
21Pediatric intravenous therapy613
22Infusion therapy in an older adult patient686
23Infusion therapy in alternate clinical settings : cost factors and treatment modalities699
24The future of infusion nursing723

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