Intravenous Infusion Therapy for Nurses: Principles & Practice

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Cengage Learning, 2004 - Medical - 701 pages
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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 EDITIONā€¢ Case Studies to sharpen analytical and decision-making skillsā€¢ Icons with procedures correspond to available animations or opportunities to practice within the interactive multimedia program IV Therapy Skillsā€¢ 2-color design
 

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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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