More Details about Infusion Therapy Made Incredibly Easy 5th Edition

General Information  
Author(s)Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
PublisherWolters Kluwer | Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Edition5th Edition
ISBN9781496355010
Pages392
BindingSoftbound
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearDecember 2017

Description

Get a thorough grounding in delivering safe, effective infusion therapy with the friendly support and technical guidance of the newly updated Infusion Therapy Made Incredibly Easy! (R), 5th edition. This complete how-to on administering and monitoring different IV medications delivers clear direction on vital concepts, terms, and techniques-backed by numerous illustrations, confidence-building humor, and expert insights. Offering clear, concise direction for nursing students, this popular Incredibly Easy! (R) text is also the ideal refresher for nurses and all practitioners learning best practices for a range of infusion therapies. Get the skills and know-how needed to administer infusion therapy successfully . . . NEW and completely revised/updated content with the latest infusion therapy techniques Easy-to-read, easy-to-remember guidance for students and practitioners lacking IV experience Start-to-finish directions and concise explanations on areas such as: Preparation Access sites Equipment use and management IV starting techniques, including line insertion Handling complications Infusion therapy using peripheral veins Infusion therapy requiring central venous access Parenteral nutrition Antineoplastic, biologic, and chemotherapy Discontinuing an IV Managing hypothermia, hypernatremia, calcemia, and kalemia Special considerations for pediatric, geriatric, and home care patients Legal issues and professional standards Dozens of colorful diagrams, photos and illustrations explain skills and core concepts, including: Delivery methods Flow rates Infusion fluids and medications Monitoring and documentation Transfusion therapy Special features include: Just the facts - a quick summary of each chapter's content "Nurse Joy" and "Jake" - offer clear explanations, vital care reminders, and expert insight on interventions and problem-solving Quick quiz - multiple-choice questions after each chapter to help you retain knowledge That's a wrap! - summary of key information for quick chapter review Best practice - evidence-based standards for administering and monitoring infusion therapy Warning - possible risks or complications Running smoothly - pointers on keeping both patient and equipment problem-free Memory jogger - anecdotes and memory tricks to help you retain vital content Practice Makes Perfect - end-of-book NCLEX practice questions for solid exam preparation