Plumer's Principles & Practice of Intravenous Therapy / Edition 7

Plumer's Principles & Practice of Intravenous Therapy / Edition 7

by Sharon M. Weinstein
     
 

On its 30th anniversary, Plumer's Principles and Practice of Intravenous Therapy remains the primary source of information on infusion therapy. This completely updated, clear, and concise text meets the caregiver's need for reliable and current coverage of therapy functions, procedures, standards, and equipment. New to this edition: five main sections

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On its 30th anniversary, Plumer's Principles and Practice of Intravenous Therapy remains the primary source of information on infusion therapy. This completely updated, clear, and concise text meets the caregiver's need for reliable and current coverage of therapy functions, procedures, standards, and equipment. New to this edition: five main sections (Overview of IV Therapy; Assessment & Monitoring; Principles of Equipment Selection and Clinical Applications; Patient-Specific Therapies; and Special Applications); new chapter on documenting and defining evidence-based practice; and updated information on the INS Standards of Practice. Important features include: / Emphasis on health care worker and patient safety / State-of-the-art procedures, techniques, and equipment / Client education, home care management, and procedures highlights / CD-ROM with more than 100 monographs on intravenous drugs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781719889
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
11/28/2000
Edition description:
Seventh Edition
Pages:
784
Product dimensions:
7.38(w) x 9.14(h) x 1.42(d)

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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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