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Intravenous Therapy

Intravenous Therapy

Theresa Finlay

ISBN: 978-0-632-06451-9

Dec 2003, Wiley-Blackwell

240 pages

Out of stock

$56.99

Description

Intravenous Therapy is a concise, accessible guide to the basic theory and practice of IV therapy. It focuses on elementary principles, avoiding more specialist practice, in order to enable students and newly qualified nurses to effectively manage patients undergoing IV treatment.


· Contains essential information in an accessible form
· Presents the evidence base for best practice
· Focuses on safe practice and patient care, managing risk and avoiding complications
· Includes guidelines on drug administration and handling, fluid and blood transfusions
· Explores the advantages and disadvantages of venous access devices

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Introduction.

Expanding Practice in IV therapy.

Background Anatomy and Physiology and Venous Access.

Vascular Access Devices.

Managing IV Therapy Safely.

Intravenous Fluid Therapy.

Pharmacology and IV therapy

‘Intravenous Therapy fulfils the needs of the target audience — a must for all student nurses and those just starting in IV therapy. Highly recommended!’

IV Matters

· Contains essential information in an accessible form
· Presents the evidence base for best practice
· Focuses on safe practice and patient care, managing risk and avoiding complications
· Includes guidelines on drug administration and handling, fluid and blood transfusions
· Explores the advantages and disadvantages of venous access devices