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Introduction to Intravenous Therapy for Health Professionals

Designed for existing courses within the MA curricula, this text provides initial preparation for the principles and techniques of intravenous therapy. Students will learn the basic knowledge necessary to safely and precisely administer basic IV fluids and medications within the scope of practice for their particular health care profession.

Paperback, 176 Pages

Published: January 2007

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4160-3399-8


  • 1. Introduction to Intravenous Therapy

    2. Review of Anatomy and Physiology

    3. Review of Medical Asepsis

    4. Basic Equipment and Supplies for IV Therapy

    5. Review of Dosage Calculations

    6. Foundations of IV Therapy

    7. Pharmacology Related to IV Therapy

    8. Starting an Intravenous Infusion

    Appendix A: Intravenous Therapy Regulations for Medical Assistants and Technicians

    Appendix B: Intravenous Therapy Drug Incompatibilities


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