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Title Intravenous therapy in nursing practice / edited by Lisa Dougherty, Julie Lamb ; foreword by Tom Elliott
Edition Second edition
Published Oxford, UK ; Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2008


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  615.6 Dou/Iti 2008  Unavailable C19
 W'BOOL  615.6 Dou/Iti 2008  AVAILABLE
Description xii, 514 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
regular print
Contents Legal and professional aspects of intravenous therapy / Lorraine Hyde -- Anatomy and physiology related to intravenous therapy / Katie Scales -- Fluid and electrolyte balance / Michèle Malster -- Infection control in intravenous therapy / Sarah Hart -- Pharmacological aspects of intravenous therapy / Zoe Whittington -- Safe administration and management of peripheral intravenous therapy / Teresa Finlay -- Local and systemic complications of intravenous therapy / Julie Lamb, Lisa Dougherty
Intravenous flow control and infusion devices / Chris Quinn -- Obtaining peripheral venous access / Lisa Dougherty -- Vascular access in the acute care setting / Katie Scales -- Long-term central venous access / Janice Gabriel -- Intravenous therapy in the community / Jill Kayley -- Blood transfusion therapy / Liz Bishop -- Parenteral nutrition / Clare Shaw -- Paediatric intravenous therapy in practice / Karen Bravery -- Safe handling and administration of intravenous cytotoxic drugs / Janice Gabriel
Summary "'Intravenous Therapy in Nursing Practice' provides a comprehensive guide to the management of intravenous therapy in nursing, and explores all aspects of intravenous therapy in both hospital and community settings." -- Publisher description
Analysis Infusions
Notes Previous ed.: Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone, 1999
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Home drug infusion therapy.
Intravenous therapy.
Infusions, Intravenous.
Nursing Care.
Infusions, Intravenous -- nursing.
Home Infusion Therapy -- nursing.
Author Dougherty, Lisa.
Lamb, Julie.
LC no. 2007018853
ISBN 1405146478