Venepuncture and Cannulation

Venepuncture and Cannulation

by Sarah Phillips
     
 

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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 toSee more details below

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.

Venepuncture and Cannulation explores relevant anatomy and physiology, education and training, and legal and ethical issues, before addressing the selection of the appropriate vein and equipment, risk management and infection control, procedures for venepuncture and cannulation, potential complications, patient perspectives and common blood tests.

• Practical evidence-based guide which assumes no prior knowledge
• Provides nurses with the skills and knowledge to perform procedures safely and effectively
• Includes clinical guidelines and real-life scenarios
• Provides an essential companion to Intravenous therapy

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781444393224
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/23/2011
Series:
Essential Clinical Skills for Nurses
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
1,122,810
File size:
6 MB

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