MANUAL OF I.V. THERAPEUTICS This title has been archived.

Author: Lynn Phillips, RN, MSN, CRNI
Affiliation: Butte Community College, Oroville, CA
Publisher: F.A. Davis Company
Publication Date: 2005
ISBN 10: 0803611870
ISBN 13: 9780803611870
Edition: 4th

Description:

Designed as a self-paced textbook, this guide for nurses covers the principles of I.V. therapeutics in a variety of settings, including acute, home care, clinic, and extended care units. Topics include, for example, infection control practices, techniques for peripheral infusion therapy, the special needs of geriatric patients, and nutritional support.

Table of Contents

Front Matter

  • ABOUT
  • DEDICATION
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Contributors
  • Consultants/Reviewers

Unit 1 Fundamental Foundations of Practice

    Risk Management and Quality Patient Management

    • Chapter Contents
    • LEARNING OBJECTIVES
    • GLOSSARY
    • Legal and Ethical Issues in Infusion Therapy
    • Risk Management and Risk Assessment
    • Developing and Participating in Product Evaluation
    • Performance Improvement and Quality Patient Management
    • Developing Nursing Competency Standards
    • Occupational Risks
    • Patient Education
    • Home Care Issues
    • Key Points
    • Critical Thinking: Case Study
    • Post-Test
    • References
    • Answers to Chapter 1 Post-Test

    Infection Control Measures

    • Chapter Contents
    • LEARNING OBJECTIVES
    • GLOSSARY
    • Immune System Function
    • Basic Principles of Epidemiology
    • Chain of Infection
    • Infusion-Related Infections
    • Strategies for Preventing/Treating Infection
    • NURSING PLAN OF CARE INFECTION CONTROL
    • Patient Education
    • Home Care Issues
    • Key Points
    • Critical Thinking: Case Study
    • Post-Test
    • References
    • Answers to Chapter 2 Post-Test

    Fundamentals of Fluid Balance

    • Chapter Contents
    • LEARNING OBJECTIVES
    • GLOSSARY
    • Body Fluid Composition
    • Fluid Distribution
    • Fluid Function
    • Homeostatic Mechanisms
    • Physical Assessment
    • Fluid Volume Imbalances
    • NURSING PLAN OF CARE FLUID VOLUME DEFICIT
    • Patient Education
    • Home Care Issues
    • Key Points
    • Critical Thinking: Case Study
    • Post-Test
    • References
    • Answers to Chapter 3 Post-Test

    Fundamentals of Electrolyte Balance

    • Chapter Contents
    • LEARNING OBJECTIVES
    • GLOSSARY
    • Basic Principles of Electrolyte Balance
    • Sodium (Na+)
    • Potassium (K+)
    • Calcium (Ca2+)
    • Magnesium (Mg2+)
    • Phosphorus (HPO4)
    • Chloride (Cl)
    • Acid–Base Balance
    • Major Acid–Base Imbalances
    • Metabolic Acid–Base Imbalance
    • Respiratory Acid–Base Imbalance
    • NURSING PLAN OF CARE ELECTROLYTE IMBALANCE
    • Patient Education
    • Home Care Issues
    • Key Points
    • Critical Thinking: Case Study
    • Post-Test
    • References
    • Answers to Chapter 4 Post-Test

Unit 2 Basic Infusion Practice

    Parenteral Solutions

    • Chapter Contents
    • LEARNING OBJECTIVES
    • GLOSSARY
    • Rationales and Objectives of Parenteral Therapy
    • Key Elements in Parenteral Solutions
    • Osmolarity of Parenteral Solutions
    • Types of Parenteral Solutions
    • NURSING PLAN OF CARE ADMINISTRATION OF PARENTERAL FLUIDS
    • Patient Education
    • Home Care Issues
    • Key Points
    • Critical Thinking: Case Study
    • Post-Test
    • References
    • Answers to Chapter 5 Post-Test

    Equipment

    • Chapter Contents
    • LEARNING OBJECTIVES
    • GLOSSARY
    • Infusion Therapy Equipment
    • Infusion Delivery Systems
    • Administration Sets
    • Accessory Devices for Administration Sets
    • Peripheral Infusion Devices
    • Central Infusion Devices
    • Infusion Regulation Devices
    • NURSING PLAN OF CARE PATIENTS RECEIVING PERIPHERAL I.V. THERAPY
    • Patient Education
    • Home Care Issues
    • Key Points
    • Critical Thinking: Case Study
    • Post-Test
    • References
    • Answers to Chapter 6 Post-Test

    Techniques for Peripheral Intravenous Therapy

    • Chapter Contents
    • LEARNING OBJECTIVES
    • GLOSSARY
    • Anatomy and Physiology Related to I.V. Practice
    • Approaches to Venipuncture
    • Discontinuation of the I.V. Cannula
    • Intermittent Infusion Devices
    • Controversial Practices
    • Calculating the I.V. Rate
    • NURSING PLAN OF CARE INITIATION OF VENIPUNCTURE
    • Patient Education
    • Home Care Issues
    • Key Points
    • Critical Thinking: Case Study
    • Worksheet 7–1 Superficial Veins of the Upper Extremities
    • Worksheet Answers 7–1
    • Worksheet 7–2 Basic Calculation of Primary Infusions
    • Worksheet 7–2 Answers
    • Worksheet 7–3 Recalculations and Secondary Infusions
    • Worksheet 7–3 Answers
    • Post-Test
    • References
    • Answers to Chapter 7 Post-Test

    Phlebotomy Techniques

    • Chapter Contents
    • LEARNING OBJECTIVES
    • GLOSSARY
    • Introduction to Phlebotomy
    • Steps in Collection of Blood Specimens
    • Venipuncture Methods
    • Evacuated Tube System
    • NURSING PLAN OF CARE COLLECTION OF BLOOD SPECIMENS
    • Patient Education
    • Home Care Issues
    • Key Points
    • Critical Thinking: Case Study
    • Post-Test
    • References
    • Answers to Chapter 8 Post-Test

    Complications of Intravenous Therapy

    • Chapter Contents
    • LEARNING OBJECTIVES
    • GLOSSARY
    • Complications of I.V. Therapy
    • Local Complications
    • Systemic Complications
    • NURSING PLAN OF CARE PREVENTION OF COMPLICATIONS
    • Patient Education
    • Home Care Issues
    • Key Points
    • Critical Thinking: Case Study
    • Post-Test
    • References
    • Answers to Chapter 9 Post-Test

    Special Considerations Related to Intravenous Therapy: The Pediatric and Geriatric Populations

    • Chapter Contents
    • LEARNING OBJECTIVES
    • GLOSSARY
    • Pediatric I.V. Therapy
    • Geriatric I.V. Therapy
    • Other Special Problems
    • NURSING PLAN OF CARE PEDIATRIC PATIENTS
    • Patient Education: Pediatric and Elderly Patients
    • Home Care Issues: Pediatric and Elderly Patients
    • Key Points
    • Critical Thinking: Case Study
    • Post-Test
    • References
    • Answers to Chapter 10 Post-Test

Unit 3 Advanced Infusion Practice

    Administration of Intravenous Medications

    • Chapter Contents
    • LEARNING OBJECTIVES
    • GLOSSARY
    • Principles of Intravenous Medication Administration
    • Intravenous Drug Safety
    • Drug Compatibility
    • Intravenous Medication Administration
    • Continuous Subcutaneous Medication Administration
    • Intraperitoneal Medication Administration
    • Intraosseous Medication Administration
    • Intraventricular Medication Administration
    • Intra-arterial Medication Administration
    • Pain Management
    • Epidural and Intrathecal Medication Administration
    • Special Drug Administration Considerations
    • NURSING PLAN OF CARE ADMINISTRATION OF I.V. MEDICATIONS
    • Patient Education
    • Home Care Issues
    • Key Points
    • Critical Thinking: Case Study
    • Post-Test
    • References
    • Answers to Chapter 11 Post-Test

    Central Venous Access

    • Chapter Contents
    • LEARNING OBJECTIVES
    • GLOSSARY
    • Anatomy of the Vascular System
    • Choosing the Venous Access Device
    • Preventing Catheter-Related Infections
    • Short-Term Access Devices
    • Long-Term Access Devices
    • Management of Occluded Central Venous Access Devices
    • Pediatric Central Venous Access
    • NURSING PLAN OF CARE MANAGEMENT OF CENTRAL VENOUS ACCESS DEVICES
    • Patient Education
    • Home Care Issues
    • Key Points
    • Critical Thinking: Case Study
    • Post-Test
    • References
    • Answers to Chapter 12 Post-Test

    Transfusion Therapy

    • Chapter Contents
    • LEARNING OBJECTIVES
    • GLOSSARY
    • Basic Immunohematology
    • Blood Donor Collection Methods
    • Blood Component Therapy
    • Colloid Volume Expanders
    • Transfusion Alternatives
    • Blood Substitutes
    • Administration of Blood Components
    • Complications Associated with Blood Component Therapy
    • NURSING PLAN OF CARE DELIVERY OF BLOOD COMPONENT THERAPY
    • Patient Education
    • Home Care Issues
    • Key Points
    • Critical Thinking: Case Study
    • Post-Test
    • References
    • Answers to Chapter 13 Post-Test

    Antineoplastic Therapy

    • Chapter Contents
    • LEARNING OBJECTIVES
    • GLOSSARY
    • The Role of the Clinician
    • Guidelines for Handling Hazardous Drugs (HDs)
    • Cellular Kinetics
    • Tumor Kinetics
    • Antineoplastic Agents
    • Common Side Effects of Chemotherapy
    • Chemotherapy: Routes of Administration
    • NURSING PLAN OF CARE ANTINEOPLASTIC THERAPY
    • Patient Education
    • Home Care Issues
    • Key Points
    • Critical Thinking: Case Study
    • Post-Test
    • References
    • Answers to Chapter 14 Post-Test

    Nutritional Support

    • Chapter Contents
    • LEARNING OBJECTIVES
    • GLOSSARY
    • Nutritional Support
    • Concepts of Nutrition
    • Nutritional Assessment
    • Nutritional Requirements
    • Nutritional Support Candidates
    • NURSING PLAN OF CARE ADMINISTRATION OF TPN
    • Patient Education
    • Home Care Issues
    • Key Points
    • Critical Thinking: Case Study
    • Post-Test
    • References
    • Answers to Chapter 15 Post-Test

Appendix A Summary of Recommended Procedures for Maintenance of Intravascular Catheters, Administration Sets, and Parenteral Fluids

Appendix B Competency SkillChecks