Intravenous Infusion Therapy for Nurses Principles and Practice

ISBN-10: 1401809359
ISBN-13: 9781401809355
Edition: 2nd 2004 (Revised)
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Book details

List price: $171.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 8/26/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 720
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.498
Language: English

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 EDITION ? Case Studies to sharpen analytical and decision-making skills ? Icons with procedures correspond to available animations or opportunities to practice within the interactive multimedia program IV Therapy Skills ? 2-color design

Acknowledgments
Preface
How to Use this Book
Introduction
About the Authors
Foundations of Intravenous Infusion Therapy Practice
Introduction to Intravenous Infusion Therapy
Accountability and Infusion Therapy
Intravenous Infusion Therapy
Fluid and Electrolyte Fundamentals Related to Intravenous Infusion Therapy
Fluids and Homeostasis
The Composition of Body Fluids
The Movement of Body Fluids
Body Systems: Fluid and Electrolyte Regulation
Acid-Base Balance
Electrolyte Balances and Imbalances
Legal Implications of Intravenous Infusion Therapy
Law
Classifications of Law
Liability and Infusion Therapy
The Law: Implications for IV Nursing Practice
Avoiding Litigation
Infection Control and Safety Measures Related to Intravenous Infusion Therapy
Epidemiology and Infection
Infection
Infection Control
The Practice of Intravenous Infusion Therapy
Risks, Complications, and Adverse Reactions Associated With Intravenous Infusion Therapy
Local Problems and Complications
Systemic Complications of Infusion Therapy
Intravenous Infusion Preparations
Osmolality and Osmolarity
Determination of Fluid Balance
Classifications of Infusates
Determining Tonicity
Infusates: Categories of Tonicity
Patient Preparation and Site Selection for Peripheral Intravenous Infusion Therapy
Anatomy Review
Patient Preparation
Intravascular Site Selection
Equipment and Supplies Employed in the Preparation and Administration of Intravenous Infusion Therapy
Infusate Containers
Infusate Administration Sets
Needleless Systems and Needle Stick Safety Systems
Venous Access Devices
Vein Illumination Devices
Infusion Site Preparation and Maintenance Materials
Infusion Regulation Systems
Labels
Hanging Devices for IV Equipment
The Delivery, Care, Maintenance, and Discontinuation of Intravenous Infusion Therapy
Preparation Guidelines for Infusion Therapy
Initiation of Infusion Therapy
Peripheral Infusion Therapy: Maintenance and Monitoring
Discontinuation of Peripheral Infusions While Retaining Venous Patency
Discontinuation of Peripheral Infusion Lines
Medication Administration by Direct Intravenous Bolus Delivery
Mathematical Calculations for the Administration, Regulation, and Maintenance of Intravenous Infusion Therapy
Basic Mathematical Review
Systems of Weights and Measures
Intravenous Infusion Calculations
Adjustment and Recalculation of Flow Rates
Calculating With Accuracy
Pharmacologic Principles Related to the Preparation and Administration of Intravenous Medications
Pharmacokinetics and Mechanisms of Drug Action
Drug Names
Intravenous Drug Classifications
Drug Compatibility and Interactions
Central and Peripherally Placed Vascular Access Devices and Advanced Medication Delivery Systems
Central Venous Therapy
Centrally Inserted Single and Multilumen Nontunneled Central Venous Access Catheters
Central Venous Tunneled Catheters
Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters
Midline Catheters
Implantable Subcutaneous Vascular Access Devices
Hemodynamic Monitoring
Advanced Medication Delivery Systems
Intravenous Nutritional Support
Indications for Intravenous Nutrition
Composition of Parenteral Nutrition Products
Total Parenteral Nutrition
Peripheral Parenteral Nutrition
Preparation of Parenteral Nutrition
Compounding Parenteral Nutrition Formulas
Risks and Complications Associated with Parenteral Nutrition Administration
Blood and Blood Product Administration
Basic Immunology
Basic Immunohematology
Blood Typing and Crossmatching
Blood and Blood Components
Nonblood-Product Volume Expanders
Blood and Blood Product Transfusion
Blood Transfusion Reactions
Transfusion Administration
Intravenous Infusion Needs of the Pediatric and Gerontologic Populations
Intravenous Infusion Therapy for the Pediatric Patient
Body Fluids
Physiologic Differences: Adult versus Pediatric Patients
Principles of Growth and Development
Conditions Causing Fluid and Electrolyte Imbalances
Implementing the Nursing Process
Complications of Infusion Therapy
Medication Administration
Blood and Blood Product Administration
Intravenous Therapy in Home Care
Children with Cancer
Intravenous Therapy for the Elderly Patient: Special Considerations
Gerontology
Physiologic Changes of Aging
Intravenous Therapy
Procedures for the Elderly
Complications of Intravenous Therapy
Medications
Common Nursing Concerns
Common Disorders of the Elderly
Case Management
Appendices
Abbreviations
Combining Forms, Suffixes, or Prefixes
Symbols
Antineoplastic and Chemotherapeutic Agents
Study Questions for Further Review
Intravenous Infusion Therapy Nursing Skills Checklists
Glossary
Reference List
Index

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