Manual of I.V. Therapeutics: Evidence-Based Practice for Infusion Therapy, 7th Edition

Price: $69.95
Catalog No.: Y20009
Publisher/Vendor: FA Davis
Author: Lisa Gorski MS, RN, HHCNS-BC, CRNI®, FAAN
Pages: 698
Format: Softcover Book
Manual of I.V. Therapeutics, 7th Edition (Y20009)

Manual of I.V. Therapeutics is a resource for any setting where infusion therapy skills are required. Its self-paced approach suits classroom and clinical settings as it progresses from the basics to advanced techniques while incorporating theory into clinical application.

Key features

  • Presents "Thinking Critically" boxes, a case study feature.
  • Integrates pediatric and geriatric content throughout.
  • Offers a wealth of additional resources online at DavisPlus, including a 300-question test bank with rationales, Case Studies from the book with critical-thinking questions and answers, full-color video clips and interactive flash cards.
  • Emphasizes standards of practice through its use of guidelines from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Infusion Nursing Society (INS) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
  • Features well organized pedagogical tools, including: Learning Objectives, Nursing Fast Facts, Age-related and Cultural Considerations, Nursing Plans of Care, Home Care Issues, Patient Education, Key Points, and Review Questions.
  • Provides competency criteria for hospital policy and procedure development required by The Joint Commission.
  • Includes competency skill checklists for evaluating procedures.
  • Presents detailed step-by-step procedures for subcutaneous infusion of pain medication, peripherally inserted catheters (PICCs), epidural pain medication administration, and patient controlled analgesic therapy.
  • Examines delivery of IV therapy in the home setting.
  • Highlights critical content in "Nursing Fast Fact" boxes.
  • Spotlights assessment and intervention guidelines in "Nursing Points-of-Care" boxes.

New to this edition

  • Content throughout the book incorporates the 2016 Infusion Therapy Standards of Practice and new CDC guidelines.
  • Coverage of evidence-based practice reflects reviews of the current literature.
  • Procedures and rationales as well as technology updated to reflect practice today.

Table of contents

  • 1. An Overview of Professional Practice Issues and Infusion Therapy
  • 2. Infection Prevention and Occupational Risks
  • 3. Fundamentals of Fluid and Electrolyte Balance
  • 4. Parenteral Solutions
  • 5. Infusion Equipment
  • 6. Peripheral I.V. Catheters: Initiation and Maintenance of Peripheral Infusion Therapy
  • 7. Phlebotomy Techniques
  • 8. Central Venous Access
  • 9. Complications of Infusion Therapy: Peripheral and Central Vascular Access Devices
  • 10. Infusion Medication Safety, Methods, and Routes
  • 11. Transfusion Therapy
  • 12. Parenteral Nutrition

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