Infusion Nursing

3rd Edition

An Evidence-Based Approach

Authors:

  • Mary Alexander
  • Ann Corrigan
  • Lisa Gorski
  • Judy Hankins
  • Roxanne Perucca
  • Key Features

    • Authored by the Infusion Nurses Society, this highly respected reference sets the standard for infusion nursing practice.
    • Coverage of all 9 core areas of INS certification makes this a valuable review resource for the examination.
    • Material progresses from basic to advanced to help new practitioners build a solid foundation of knowledge before moving on to more advanced topics.
    • Each chapter focuses on a single topic and can serve as a stand-alone reference for busy nursing professionals.
    • Expanded coverage of infusion therapy equipment, product selection, and evaluation help you provide safe, effective care.
    • A separate chapter on infusion therapy across the continuum offers valuable guidance for treating patients with infusion therapy needs in outpatient, long-term, and home-care, as well as hospice and ambulatory care centers.
    • Extensive information on specialties addresses key areas such as oncology, pain management, blood components, and parenteral nutrition.

    Table of Contents

    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

    Details

    No. of pages:
    625
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2010
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Saunders
    Print ISBN:
    9781416064107
    Electronic ISBN:
    9781455710065