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Intravenous Infusion Therapy for Nurses

Intravenous Infusion Therapy for Nurses - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-1401809355

Cover of Intravenous Infusion Therapy for Nurses 2ND 04 (ISBN 978-1401809355)
ISBN13: 978-1401809355
ISBN10: 1401809359
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 04
Publisher: Delmar Learning
Published: 2004
International: No

List price: $229.00

Intravenous Infusion Therapy for Nurses - 2ND 04 edition

ISBN13: 978-1401809355

Dianne L. Josephson

ISBN13: 978-1401809355
ISBN10: 1401809359
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 04
Publisher: Delmar Learning

Published: 2004
International: No
Summary

Given the sharp rise in medication administration errors, effective venipuncture and intravenous therapy have never seemed more critical to the overall health of patients. Intravenous Infusion Therapy for Nurses: Principles & Practice is your trustworthy guide designed to help you navigate the challenging concepts and protocols of IV therapy and offer you the tools to master them in practice. The latest information on equipment, nutritional support, legal implications, and infection control are all thoroughly woven into the context of professional and safe nursing practice. As no other resource offers more opportunities to learn and apply knowledge in IV therapy, this text is absolutely essential reading for anyone preparing to perform these skills.

NEW TO THIS EDITION

  • Case Studies to sharpen analytical and decision-making skills
  • Icons with procedures correspond to available animations or opportunities to practice within the interactive multimedia program IV Therapy Skills
  • 2-color design

Product Benefits:

  • Entire chapter devoted to risks, complications, and adverse reactions the nurse may encounter and prescriptions for addressing them
  • Age-related considerations are addressed, with specific pediatric and older-adult chapters
  • Rationales accompany prescribed nursing action to demonstrate why a given intervention is necessary
  • Includes Intravenous Nurses Society (INS) Standards of Care
  • Nursing Alerts bring attention to life-threatening situations where the nurse must implement special care

Table of Contents

FOUNDATIONS OF INTRAVENOUS INFUSION THERAPY PRACTICE

Introduction to Intravenous Infusion Therapy
Fluid and Electrolyte Fundamentals Related to Intravenous Infusion Therapy
The Legal Implications of Intravenous Infusion Therapy
Infection Control and Safety Standard Measures Related to Intravenous Infusion Therapy.

THE PRACTICE OF INTRAVENOUS INFUSION THERAPY

Risks, Complications, and Adverse Reactions Associated with Intravenous Infusion Therapy
Intravenous Infusion Preparations
Patient Preparation and Site Selection for Peripheral Intravenous Infusion Therapy
Equipment and Supplies Employed in the Preparation and Administration of Intravenous Infusion Therapy
The Delivery, Care, Maintenance, and Discontinuation of Intravenous Infusion Therapy
Mathematical Calculations for the Administration, Regulation, and Maintenance of Intravenous Infusion Therapy
Pharmacologic Principles Related to the Preparation and Administration of Intravenous Medications
Central and Peripherally Placed Vascular Access Devices and Advanced Medication Delivery Systems Intravenous Nutritional Support Blood and Blood Product Administration.

INTRAVENOUS INFUSION NEEDS OF THE PEDIATRIC AND GERONTOLOGIC POPULATIONS

Intravenous Infusion Therapy for the Pediatric Patient
Intravenous Therapy for the Elderly Patient
Special Considerations.

Appendix A Abbreviations.
Appendix B Medical Terminology.
Appendix C Symbols.
Appendix D Review Questions.
Appendix E Study Questions for Further Review. Appendix F Intravenous Infusion Therapy Nursing Skill Checklists. Bibliography and References. Glossary. Index.