Intravenous Therapy

Intravenous Therapy

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English
240 Pages

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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Published 12 February 2009
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EAN13 9781405147866
License: All rights reserved
Language English

Legal information: rental price per page €. This information is given for information only in accordance with current legislation.

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Contents
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Forewordvi Prefaceix Acknowledgements
xii
Expanding practice in IV therapy
1
Background anatomy and physiology and venous access 17
Vascular access devices
48
Managing IV therapy safely
Intravenous fluid therapy
98
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Pharmacology and intravenous therapy
Index
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