ISBN13:978-0803608085 ISBN10: 080360808X This edition has also been released as: ISBN13: 978-0803608726 ISBN10: 0803608721
Summary: WHAT'S NEW
Emphasis on delivering IV therapy in the home
The CD-ROM packaged with the book contains critical thinking exercises, learning exercises, illustrations, equipment photos, and 300 multiple-choice questions with answers and rationales for help in preparing for the certification examination
Web-based interactive Instructor's Guide provides information on how to use the book in vari...show moreous course formats, how to use the book and CD-ROM to develop an online course, and answers to the questions and activities on the CD-ROM; for each chapter in the book, the following is provided: study outcomes; prerequisite knowledge; key concepts and learning strategies; innovative teaching strategies; multimedia suggestions; and critical thinking activities
Extra worksheets added, plus blank space for readers to annotate appropriate contacts and websites
The standards of practice of the Intravenous Nursing Society (INS), the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) are emphasized throughout the manual; in addition, competency criteria will serve as a reference for hospital policy and procedure development required by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO)
The text keeps students up to date by thoroughly detailing step-by-step procedures for such new practices as subcutaneous infusion of pain medication, peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs), epidural pain medication administration, and patient-controlled analgesic therapy
Chapter pedagogy includes pretest and post-test questions, objectives, key points, defined glossary terms to help the user identify strengths as well as weaknesses; also includes worksheets and critical thinking activities in appropriate chapters to enhance learning
"I like the overall format [of Manual of IV Therapeutics] ... it's quick and easy to read ... well-written ... illustrates basic concepts as well as more in-depth procedures with equal clarity."
-- from Faculty Review
Submitted By Publisher, June, 2001
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Unit 1: Fundamental Foundations of Practice
1. Risk Management and Quality Patient Management 2. Infection Control Measures 3. Fundamentals of Fluid Balance 4. Fundamentals of Electrolyte Balance
Unit 2: Basic Infusion Practice
5. Parenteral Solutions 6. Equipment 7. Techniques for Peripheral Intravenous Therapy 8. Complications of Intravenous Therapy 9. Intravenous Therapy: Special Problems
Unit 3: Advanced Infusion Practice
10. Drug Administration Modalities 11. Central Venous Access Devices 12. Transfusion Therapy 13. Antineoplastic Therapy 14. Nutritional Support
Appendices: Standard Precautions OSHA Guidelines 1995: Controlling Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Drugs Resource List of National Organizations Summary of Recommended Procedures for Maintainance of Intravenous Catheters, Administration Sets, and Parenteral Fluids
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