Intravenous Infusion Therapy for Nurses

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Author: Dianne L. Josephson, RN, MSN
Edition: 002
Product Type: Bound Book
ISBN 13: 9781401809355
ISBN 10: 1401809359
Copyright: 2004

Price: $199.95

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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.

Features:

  • Entire chapter devoted to risks, complications, and adverse reactions the nurse may encounter and prescriptions for addressing them
  • Age-related considerations are addressed, with specific pediatric and older-adult chapters
  • Rationales accompany prescribed nursing action to demonstrate why a given intervention is necessary
  • Includes Intravenous Nurses Society (INS) Standards of Care
  • Nursing Alerts bring attention to life-threatening situations where the nurse must implement special care

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