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Infusion Therapy Made Incredibly Easy / Edition 5

Infusion Therapy Made Incredibly Easy / Edition 5

by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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Get a thorough grounding in delivering safe, effective infusion therapy with the friendly support and technical guidance of the newly updated Infusion Therapy Made Incredibly Easy! ®, 5th edition.

This complete how-to on administering and monitoring different IV medications delivers clear direction on vital concepts, terms, and techniques—backed by numerous illustrations, confidence-building humor, and expert insights. Offering clear, concise direction for nursing students, this popular Incredibly Easy!® text is also the ideal refresher for nurses and all practitioners learning best practices for a range of infusion therapies.

Get the skills and know-how needed to administer infusion therapy successfully...
  • NEW and completely revised/updated content with the latest infusion therapy techniques
  • Easy-to-read, easy-to-remember guidance for students and practitioners lacking IV experience
  • Start-to-finish directions and concise explanations on areas such as:
    • Preparation
    • Access sites
    • Equipment use and management
    • IV starting techniques, including line insertion
    • Handling complications
    • Infusion therapy using peripheral veins
    • Infusion therapy requiring central venous access
    • Parenteral nutrition
    • Antineoplastic, biologic, and chemotherapy
    • Discontinuing an IV
    • Managing hypothermia, hypernatremia, calcemia, and kalemia
    • Special considerations for pediatric, geriatric, and home care patients
    • Legal issues and professional standards
  • Dozens of colorful diagrams, photos and illustrations explain skills and core concepts, including:
    • Delivery methods
    • Flow rates
    • Infusion fluids and medications
    • Monitoring and documentation
    • Transfusion therapy
  • Special features include:
    • Just the facts – a quick summary of each chapter’s content
    • “Nurse Joy” and “Jake” – offer clear explanations, vital care reminders, and expert insight on interventions and problem-solving
    • Quick quiz – multiple-choice questions after each chapter to help you retain knowledge
    • That’s a wrap! – summary of key information for quick chapter reviewBest practice – evidence-based standards for administering and monitoring infusion therapyWarning – possible risks or complications
    • Running smoothly – pointers on keeping both patient and equipment problem-free
    • Memory jogger – anecdotes and memory tricks to help you retain vital content
    • Practice Makes Perfect – end-of-book NCLEX practice questions for solid exam preparation

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781496355010
Publisher: LWW
Publication date: 12/12/2017
Series: Incredibly Easy! Series Series
Edition description: Fifth
Pages: 392
Sales rank: 415,183
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to infusion therapy
Karen Laforet, RN, MCISc, IIWCC, VA-BC, CVAA
2. Infusion therapy using peripheral veins
Angelia Sims, RN, CRNI, OCN
3. Infusion therapy requiring central venous access
Sheila Hale, BSN, RN, CRNI, VA-BC
4. Infusion fluids and medications
Catherine B. Amero, MSN/Ed., CRNI, LNC
5. Transfusions
Lynda Cook, MSN, RN, CRNI
6. Antineoplastic therapy
Allison J. Terry, RN, MSN, PhD
7. Biologic therapy
Patti Jo Carruth, MSN, RN, OCN, CRNI
8. Parenteral nutrition
Donna Scemons, RN, MSN, MA, FNP-C, CNS
9. Infusion therapy in pediatrics
Anne Marie Frey, BSN, RN, CRNI, VA-BC
10. Infusion therapy in older adults
Beth Fabian, BA, RN, CRNI
Practice makes perfect
Checklist for prevention of central line-associated bloodstream infections

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