Publication Year: 2006
Edition: 1st Ed.
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
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).
LPN Expert Guides: I.V. Therapy