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Manual of I.V. Therapeutics - With CD

Manual of I.V. Therapeutics - With CD - 4th edition

Manual of I.V. Therapeutics - With CD - 4th edition

ISBN13: 9780803611870

ISBN10: 0803611870

Manual of I.V. Therapeutics - With CD by Lynn Dianne Phillips - ISBN 9780803611870
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 4TH 05
Copyright: 2005
Publisher: F. A. Davis Co.
Published: 2005
International: No
Manual of I.V. Therapeutics - With CD by Lynn Dianne Phillips - ISBN 9780803611870

ISBN13: 9780803611870

ISBN10: 0803611870

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 4TH 05

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Summary

Manual of I.V. Therapeutics, 4th Edition, is a self-paced book designed to help the student, novice, or advanced practitioner in any setting where infusion-related skills are necessary. This new edition continues to emphasize standards of practice using the guidelines of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Intravenous Nursing Society (INS) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). To help your students prepare for the CRNI exam, we include a CD-ROM with 400 multiple-choice review questions with answers and rationales.

Key Features

  • Includes a new chapter, "Venipuncture for Blood Withdrawal"
  • Provides competency criteria for hospital policy and procedure development required by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO)
  • Provides detailed step-by-step procedures for such practices as subcutaneous infusion of pain medication, peripherally inserted catheters (PICCs), epidural pain medication administration, and patient controlled analgesic therapy
  • Includes Competency Skill Checklists for evaluating procedures.
  • Emphasizes delivery of IV therapy in the home setting Includes boxes for age-related considerations as well as cultural considerations in delivering I.V. care.
  • "Nursing Fast Fact" boxes throughout chapters highlight critical content
  • "Nursing Points-of-Care" boxes spotlight assessment and intervention guidelines for quick access to core clinical content
  • CD-ROM contains techniques to enhance learner comprehension, critical thinking activities and case studies with answers, and 400 multiple-choice review questions with answers and rationales for preparing for the CRNI examination
  • Includes Competency Skill Checklists for evaluating procedures
  • Covers delivery of I.V. therapy in the home setting
  • Highlights important information, such as:
    • Cultural and age-related considerations in delivering I.V. care
    • Patient care critical content in the form of Nursing Fast Fact boxes
    • Assessment and intervention guidelines for quick access to core clinical content in the form of Nursing Points-of-Care boxes.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

UNIT ONE: FUNDAMENTAL FOUNDATIONS OF PRACTICE

1. Risk Management and Quality Patient Management
2. Infection Control Measures
4. Fundamentals of Electrolyte Balance

UNIT TWO: BASIC INFUSION PRACTICE

5. Parenteral Solutions
6. Equipment
7. Techniques for Peripheral Intravenous Therapy
9. Complications of Intravenous Therapy
10. Intravenous Therapy: Special Problems

UNIT THREE: ADVANCED INFUSION PRACTICE

11. Administration of Intravenous Medications
13. Central Venous Access
13. Transfusion Therapy
14. Antineoplastic Therapy
15. Nutritional Support

APPENDICES

Appendix A: Summary of Recommended Procedures for Maintenance of Intravascular Catheters, Administration Sets, and Parenteral Fluids.

Appendix B: Competency Skill Checks

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