Description

The Fourth Edition of this practical reference provides current, comprehensive information on I.V. therapy in a clear, concise, and entertaining manner. The book reviews the basics of I.V. therapy such as purpose, delivery methods, flow rates, legal issues, profession standards, and documentation; discusses the necessary components of peripheral and central venous therapy, including access sites, equipment, preparation, maintenance, and discontinuation of therapy; and describes administration of I.V. medications, including special considerations for the pediatric, elderly, and home care patient. Coverage includes transfusion therapy, chemotherapy, and parenteral nutrition. This edition includes new geriatrics and pediatrics chapters, new information on home care throughout, and updated Infusion Nurses Society standards.


Key Features:-

  • New! Pediatric I.V. therapy chapter
  • New! Geriatric I.V. therapy chapter
  • New! home care information throughout
  • Expanded Practice makes perfect section
  • Complete review and update of all existing topics, including drugs and applications for home I.V. th
  • Entertaining icons that alert the reader to critical information. These include: "Memory joggers" -

More Details about I.V. Therapy Made Incredibly Easy

General Information  
Author(s)Lippincott
PublisherWolters Kluwer | Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
ISBN9781605471983
Pages384
BindingSoftbound
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJanuary 2009