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Infusion Nursing

An Evidence-Based Approach

With a new focus on evidence-based practice, the 3rd edition of this authoritative reference covers every aspect of infusion therapy and can be applied to any clinical setting. Completely updated content brings you the latest advances in equipment, technology, best practices, guidelines, and patient safety. Other key topics include quality management, ethical and legal issues, patient education, and financial considerations. Ideal as a practical clinical reference, this essential guide is also a perfect review tool for the CRNI examination.

Hardbound, 625 Pages

Published: May 2009

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4160-6410-7


  • Section I: Infusion Therapy Overview

    1. Infusion Nursing as a Specialty

    2. Evidence-Based Practice

    3. Quality Management

    4. Legal Issues of Infusion Nursing

    5. Ethics

    6. Clinician and Patient Education

    7. Clinician and Patient Safety

    8. Infusion Therapy Across the Continuum

    9. Financial Considerations

    Section II: Physiologic Considerations

    10. Anatomy and Physiology Related to Infusion Therapy

    11. Fluid and Electrolytes

    12. Infection Prevention and Control

    Section III: Infusion Therapies

    13. Parenteral Fluids

    14. Blood Component Therapy

    15. Pharmacology

    16. Biologic Therapy

    17. Parenteral Nutrition

    18. Antineoplastic Therapy

    19. Pain Management

    Section IV: Infusion Delivery Systems

    20. Infusion Therapy Equipment

    21. Product Selection and Evaluation

    Section V: Infusion Nursing Practice

    22. Patient Assessment as Related to Fluid and Electrolyte Balance

    23. Peripheral Venous Access Devices

    24. Central Venous Access Devices: Access and Insertion

    25. Central Venous Access Devices: Care, Maintenance, and Potential Complications

    26. Alternative Infusion Access Devices

    27. Intraspinal Access and Medication Administration

    28. Documentation

    Section VI: Specialty Populations

    29. Infusion Therapy in Children

    30. Infusion Therapy in the Older Adult


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