Venepuncture and Cannulation / Edition 1

Venepuncture and Cannulation / Edition 1

by Sarah Phillips
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405148608

ISBN-13: 9781405148603

Pub. Date: 05/17/2011

Publisher: Wiley

Venepuncture and cannulation are the most commonly performed invasive procedures in the UK, and are everyday procedures in health care practice. Venepuncture and Cannulation is a practical guide to these procedures. It assumes no prior knowledge and equips nurses and other health professionals with the clinical skills and knowledge they need in order to

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Overview

Venepuncture and cannulation are the most commonly performed invasive procedures in the UK, and are everyday procedures in health care practice. Venepuncture and Cannulation is a practical guide to these procedures. It assumes no prior knowledge and equips nurses and other health professionals with the clinical skills and knowledge they need in order to confidently perform venepuncture and cannulation in both hospital and community settings.

  • Explores relevant anatomy and physiology
  • Covers education and training, as well as legal and ethical issues
  • Considers potential complications, and patient perspectives
  • Provides guidance on the selection of the appropriate vein and equipment, and common blood tests

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405148603
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/17/2011
Series:
Essential Clinical Skills for Nurses Series, #23
Pages:
324
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 7.20(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword vi

Contributors viii

Introduction 1
Sarah Phillips and Mary Collins

1 Legal and Professional Issues 5
Lorraine Hyde

2 The Learning Experience 16
Sarah Phillips

3 Anatomy and Physiology 44
Mary Collins

4 Selection of Equipment 68
Mirjana Dojcinovska

5 Vein Selection 91
Barbara Witt

6 Infection Control and Risk Management 108
Sarah Hart

7 Procedures for Venepuncture and Cannulation 131
Annie de Verteuil

8 Complications 175
Wendy Morris

9 Introduction to Routine Blood Tests, Normal Values and Relevance to Clinical Practice 223
Andrea Blay

10 Patient’s Perspective 281
Lisa Dougherty

Webliography 297

Glossary 298

Index 304

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