Mosby's Pocket Guide to Infusion Therapy


  • Shirley Otto, MSN, CRNI, AOCN, Consultant, Formerly Clinical Nurse Specialist, Via Christi Regional Medical Center, St. Francis Campus, Wichita, KS

Based on recognized standards of practice, Mosby's Pocket Guide to Infusion Therapy offers RN and LPN nursing students and practitioners a practical, concise resource for learning or reviewing current approaches to infusion therapy as well as a dependable IV pocket reference. Divided into consistent key sections, such as Troubleshooting Tips, Guidelines for Specific Procedures, Pain Management, and Helpful Hints, nurses can rely on this powerful pocket reference daily for their infusion therapy needs. And with the latest information on products, guidelines, and screening procedures, nurses can be sure they are staying current with the latest innovations and trends in the field.
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Book information

  • Published: October 2004
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-03196-7

Table of Contents

1. Infusion Therapy

2. Venipuncture

3. Central Venous Catheters

4. Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters

5. IV Fluids

6. IV Medication Administration

7. Blood and Blood Component Administration

8. Chemotherapy Administration

9. Parenteral Nutrition

10. Vascular Access in Adult Critical Care

11. Pediatric Infusion Therapy

12. Home Care Infusion Therapy

13. Calculations for IV Infusions

14. Professional Resources