Introduction to Intravenous Therapy for Health Professionals
Designed for existing courses within the MA curricula, this text provides initial preparation for the principles and techniques of intravenous therapy. Students will learn the basic knowledge necessary to safely and precisely administer basic IV fluids and medications within the scope of practice for their particular health care profession.
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Review of Anatomy and Physiology
Veins Used in IV Therapy
The Lymphatic System
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