LPN Expert Guides: I.V. Therapy

Publication Year: 2006

Edition: 1st Ed.

Authors/Editor: Springhouse

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)

ISBN: 978-1-58-255868-4

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Description

Geared specifically to LPNs/LVNs, this quick-reference pocket guide provides clear explanations of difficult, challenging concepts and techniques in I.V. therapy.

Topics covered in this Expert Guide include I.V. site selection, solutions, equipment, I.V. therapy initiation and maintenance, site care, peripheral I.V. therapy, complications of peripheral I.V. therapy, troubleshooting, monitoring blood component therapy, parenteral nutrition, and chemotherapy.

Information is presented in a consistent, highly organized format with abundant illustrations. Recurring icons include Equipment Challenge (troubleshooting equipment problems), Red Flag (risks, complications, and contraindications), Best Practice (evidence-based guidelines), Life Stages (age-related variations), and Documentation Tips (areas that must be documented).

Details

Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Springhouse
ISBN: 978-1-58-255868-4
Specialty:
Practical/Vocational Nursing
Skills & Procedures
Language: English
Edition: 1st Ed.
Pages: 320
Illustrations: 100
Year: 2006
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