Intravenous Infusion Therapy for Nurses: Principles & Practice

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Cengage Learning, 2004 - Medical - 701 pages
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A complete guide to venapuncture and intravenous therapy, this clinical review tool includes detailed content on preparation and administration, fluids & electrolytes, infection control, complications, pharmacological principles, nutritional support, and age-related considerations associated with IV therapy. New to this edition are case studies to challenge your application skills, with links to our innovative 3-D IV Therapy Skills trainer. NEW FEATURES: *New 2-color design *More streamlined approach to help find the necessary information *Critical Thinking Boxes emphasize patient safety *Includes Intravenous Nurses Society (INS) Standards of Care *Nursing Alerts call attention to life-threatening situations General Overview: *TARGET MARKET: Most RN's are employed in hospitals and nursing homes. A marginal number work for physician's offices and clinics. A growing number are finding employment for home health care services, government agencies, and as travel nurses. Almost one-third work part time. *MARKET SIZE: RN's hold 2.2 million jobs in the United States. One in four works part-time. *MARKET GROWTH: Employment of RN's is expected to increase faster than the average of all occupations through the year 2006 in response to the long-term care needs of a rapidly growing population -especially that of older adults. *KEY INFO ON SELLING THE PRODUCT: This book fulfills a core requirement for nurses for NCLEX exams and clinical practice. The timely release with IV Therapy Skills advances the potential of each product. *WHERE/key areas of US where book will sell well: Across the country
 

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Contents

Practice Fluids and Hemeostesis
15
Fluid and Electrolyte Regulation
30
Nursing Alarts
41
Legal Implications of Intravenous Infusion Therapy
47
to Intravenous Infusion Therapy
63
The Practice
83
Associated With Intravenous Infusion Therapy
92
Infusion
121
Adding Medication to an Infusion Skill I2I5 PICC Exchange
352
IV Piggyback 23I Skill I2I7 Preparation of the VAP Access Site
363
Using a Peripheral Intermittent Skill I220 Continuous Infusion via the VAP
374
Medication Administration by Skill I223 Accessing and Deaccessing
380
Chapter I3 Intravenous Nutritional Support
393
Chapter I4 Blood and Blood Product Administration
414
Recognizing Transfusion Reaction Symptoms
444
Adult versus Pediatnc Patieats
455

Equipment and Supplies Employed in the Praparation
162
Iofusinn Ragulatinn Systems
185
The Delivery Care Maintenance and Discontinuation
209
Chapter I0 Mathematical Calculations for the Administration
244
Pharmacologic Principles Related to the Praparation
258
Contraindications for Histamine
280
Chapter I2 Central and Peripherally Placed Vascular Access Devices
288
Tourniquet Application I99 Skill I2I0 Insertion of the Peripherally Inserted
338
Preparing the Infusion Site 2I0 Skill I2II PICC Dressing Change and Site Care
344
Classification of Dehydration
456
Needs of the Conditinns Causing Fluid and Electrolyte Imbalances I 456 Implemeating the Nursing Process
465
Pediatric and Cemplicatinns of Iofusinn Therepy
475
Nursing Checklists
500
APPENDICES Appendix A Abbreviations
504
Documentation and Reporting Guidelines
511
Glossary
670
Reference List
681
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Dianne L. Josephson, RN, MSN: Infusion Therapy Consultant; Nursing Education Consultant Services, El Paso, Texas

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