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Autore: Bettie L Nosek; Deborah Trendel-Leader
Editore: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, 2013.
Serie: --For dummies.
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The fast and painless way to ace your IV Therapy courseAre you an aspiring nurse, nurse practitioner, or physician's assistant struggling with IV therapy' Help is here! IV Therapy For Dummies tracks to a typical IV therapy course and gives you current, easy-to-follow guidance on everything you'll encounter in class, such as delivery methods, flow rates, legal issues, profession standards, and documentation.IV  Per saperne di più…
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Genere/forma: Electronic books
Informazioni aggiuntive sul formato: Print version:
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Tipo materiale: Document, Risorsa internet
Tipo documento: Internet Resource, Computer File
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Bettie L Nosek; Deborah Trendel-Leader
ISBN: 1283700220 9781283700221 9781118224458 1118224450 9781118237663 1118237668
Numero OCLC: 843114019
Note: Includes index.
Descrizione: 1 online resource (xviii, 388 p.) : ill.
Contenuti: Conventions Used in This Book --
What You're Not to Read --
Foolish Assumptions --
How This Book Is Organized --
pt. I Tapping Into IV Therapy --
pt. II What's Your Type? Components of IV Therapy --
pt. III Getting Down to IV Therapy Business --
pt. IV Administering IV Therapy --
pt. V Considering Unique Populations --
pt. VI The Part of Tens --
Icons Used in This Book --
Where to Go from Here --
pt. I Tapping Into IV Therapy --
ch. 1 Introducing IV Therapy: A Purpose-Driven Practice --
What's the Point? The Purpose of IV Therapy --
Administering emergency fluids and medications --
Delivering pharmacological agents --
Replacing blood and blood products --
Administering chemotherapy medications --
Maintaining fluid and electrolyte balance --
Providing nutrition --
The Main Ways to Administer IV Therapy --
Understanding the Important Role You Play in IV Therapy --
Getting down to brass tacks: Starting IVs Preventing infection --
Monitoring infusions and managing complications --
Supporting your actions by keeping careful records --
Familiarizing Yourself with Standards of Care --
Understanding the importance of the Infusion Nurses Society --
Implementing INS standards of care in your daily practice --
Avoiding lawsuits by following standards of care --
Staying focused on ethical principles --
Working within your scope of practice --
Implementing evidence-based infusion practice --
Documenting informed consent --
Complying with your employer's policies and procedures --
ch. 2 Keeping within the Letter of the Law --
Understanding the Legal Standard of Care --
Making Sense of Federal and State Regulations --
Seeing who's watching your back at the federal level --
Looking at oversight of the state --
Maintaining Professional Standards --
Defining a competent level of care: The American Nurses Association Improving the quality of healthcare: The Joint Commission --
Maintaining the standard of care: The Infusion Nurses Society --
Following facility policy --
When Bad Things Happen to Good People: Comprehending Malpractice --
Do you owe a duty of care? --
Has there been a breach of duty? --
Are there grounds for legal causation? --
Are the damages legally compensable? --
Understanding Common Areas of Malpractice and Negligence --
Improper administration of medications --
Improper use of equipment --
Failing to act in a timely manner --
Not keeping a close enough eye on your patient --
Causing or contributing to infection --
Lack of communication with the ordering doc --
Having joint responsibility --
Reducing Your Risk with Risk-Management Strategies --
Listening to your patient --
Completing an unusual occurrence report --
Documenting accurately --
Carrying professional liability insurance --
Maintaining prudent patient relations Ch. 3 Tools of the Trade --
Vascular Access Devices --
Choosing the best peripheral access device --
Keeping it centralized with a central vascular access device --
Solution Containers --
When your infusate can't adapt: Using a glass container --
Being aware of the challenges of plastic containers --
Knowing your limitations: Alternate solution containers --
Saving time with ready-to-use drug delivery systems --
Administration Sets --
The main event: The primary administration set --
Piggybacking with a secondary administration set --
Limiting fluids with a metered-volume chamber set --
Isn't that special? Considering a specialty set --
Characteristics of administration sets --
Flow-Control Devices --
Relying on the manual method: Gravity --
The pressure is on: Adding pressure with a pressure bag --
Relying on its own power: The mechanical infusion pump --
Pumping up the volume: The electronic infusion pump --
Characteristics of every infusion pump More to Think About When Choosing IV Equipment --
Using an inline filter --
Adding to your line with add-on devices --
Stabilizing your device --
Protecting the IV site --
pt. II What's Your Type? Components of IV Therapy --
ch. 4 Medications Made to Order: Pharmacological IV Therapy --
Understanding How Pharmacological IV Therapy Works --
Pharmacokinetics: How the body works on a drug --
Pharmacodynamics: How a drug works on the body --
What's the point? Recognizing the reasons for IV medication administration --
Understanding Adverse Effects --
Identifying Drug Incompatibilities --
Reconstituting IV Therapy Medications --
Understanding the basics --
Working with single-strength medications --
Working with multi-strength medications --
Storing leftovers --
Practicing for perfection --
Familiarizing Yourself with Common Classes of Pharmacological Agents --
ch. 5 Beefing Up on Blood Component Therapy Basics --
Defining Blood Component Therapy Knowing when blood component therapy is necessary --
Understanding the risks involved --
Breaking Down Blood Composition --
Finding a Match: Compatibility Is Key --
Donor plus recipient: A match made in heaven --
Identifying antigens and antibodies in the blood --
When antigens and antibodies go to war: The hemolytic hazards of a mismatch --
Types of Blood Component Therapies --
The whole in every part: Whole blood versus individual blood components --
Sending them packing: Packed red blood cells --
Cleaning up their act: Modified packed red blood cells --
Skipping the leukocytes: Leukocyte-reduced packed cells --
Pass the platelets, please --
Keeping it fresh: Fresh frozen plasma --
Adding granules with granulocytes --
ch. 6 Chemotherapy 101 --
Getting with the Program: The Principles of Chemotherapy --
Defining chemotherapy --
Taking a closer look at cell cycles --
Slowing down cancer: How chemotherapy works in the body --
Considering the risks Determining the Goals of Treatment --
Using chemo to cure --
Controlling the spread --
Providing comfort: The palliative side of chemotherapy --
It's Classified: Classifying Chemotherapy Drugs --
ch. 7 Maintaining Equilibrium with Fluids and Electrolytes --
Getting Your Fill: Introducing Fluids and Electrolytes --
Appreciating your body fluids' full-time job --
Getting a charge out of electrolytes --
On the Move: Following Fluids between Compartments --
Catching a free ride with passive transport --
Going against the grain with active transport --
Assessing Your Patient's Fluid Requirements --
Taking a peek at the labs --
Maintenance fluids: Accounting for everyday losses --
Replacing existing and ongoing losses from illness or injury --
Restoring Volume with Crystalloids and Colloids --
Getting acquainted with crystalloids --
Cozying up with colloids --
Correcting Fluid and Electrolyte Imbalances --
Hypovolemia: Getting low on fluids Hypervolemia: Having excess fluid --
Simplifying sodium imbalances --
Catching on to chloride --
Playing it safe with potassium imbalances --
Making calcium less complicated --
Picking apart phosphate imbalances --
Managing magnesium imbalances --
Acid-Base Balance Made Easy --
Sorting out types of acid-base imbalances --
Correcting acid-base imbalances --
ch. 8 Serving Up Parenteral Nutrition --
From Soup to Nuts: Reviewing Parenteral Nutrition Basics --
Knowing when to use parenteral nutrition --
Identifying the many nutrients of PN --
Pointing out the two types of PN --
Creating a Balanced PN Recipe for Success --
Incorporating the main ingredients --
Moistening the mix with fluids --
Mixing in a little medication --
Preparing the finished product --
pt. III Getting Down to IV Therapy Business --
ch. 9 Documenting Diligently: The Backbone of Infusion Therapy --
Seeing Why Accurate Documentation Matters Improving communication for continuity of care --
Acting as your insurance policy: The importance of legal records --
Following protocol: Outlining steps to reach successful patient outcomes --
Providing info necessary for insurance reimbursement --
Making Your Documentation Rise above the Rest --
Just the facts: Keeping it accurate and focused --
Making it complete --
Ensuring it's legible and correcting writing mistakes --
Building on timeliness --
Making sure it's accessible and easily retrievable --
Putting It into Practice: Documenting IV Therapy --
Before you begin --
The insertion of a peripheral VAD --
The administration of the infusion --
The ongoing monitoring of the site --
The removal of the device --
ch. 10 Calculation Central: Figuring Drug Dosages, Drips, and Flow Rates --
Calculating Correct Drug Dosages --
Understanding the metric system --
Using different calculation methods --
Practicing dosing calculations Going with the Flow: Calculating Drip Rates, Flow Rates, and Infusion Times --
Using drop factors to calculate drip rate --
Using two different methods to calculate flow rates --
Using the flow-rate formula to calculate infusion time and total volume --
ch. 11 Gravity, Pumps, and Syringes: The Many Ways to Deliver IV Therapy --
Flowing with an Invisible Force: Gravity-Fed Infusions --
Optimizing Therapy with IV Pumps --
Administering by continuous infusion --
Delivering intermittent IV therapy --
Infusing through smart pumps --
Giving Infusions a Little IV Push --
Going Automatic with Auto-Syringe Pumps --
Empowering Patients with PCA Pumps --
ch. 12 Going for the Hand or Arm: Peripheral IV Essentials --
Getting Started with a Few Peripheral IV Basics --
Performing an Initial Vascular Access Assessment --
Verifying the order --
Preparing your patient --
Checking for allergies --
Confirming the five rights Gathering Your Equipment: Selecting the Appropriate Peripheral VAD --
Size does matter: Choosing the correct catheter size --
Considering the type of device --
Determining the Best Peripheral IV Site --
Beginning the Insertion Process --
Prepping the site --
Administering an anesthetic --
Inserting the peripheral IV --
Securing the catheter --
Dressing your site --
Initiating therapy --
Labeling the infusion bag and line --
Verifying and documenting your actions --
Monitoring the Infusion --
Assessing the site for complications --
Flushing the line --
Watching for complications --
Documenting your actions --
Replacing Peripherals at Regular Intervals --
Discontinuing the Peripheral Line --
ch. 13 The ABCs of the CVAD --
Starting from Scratch: CVAD Basics --
First Things First: What to Do Before Using the CVAD --
Ordering a chest X-ray --
Obtaining an order to infuse --
Gathering the Supplies You Need to Infuse through a CVAD Choosing the right infusion device --
Surveying the different types of CVADs --
Preparing the Line and Starting the Infusion --
Monitoring the Line --
Checking out the surroundings --
Assessing the site --
Flushing the line --
Locking the line --
Checking for and preventing common complications --
Maintaining CVADs --
Changing ports, access caps, and IV tubing --
Performing site care and dressing changes --
Documenting your actions --
Drawing Blood through the CVAD --
Obtaining an order --
Withdrawing the blood --
Discontinuing and Removing the CVAD --
Following the right procedure --
Inspecting the catheter --
Documenting your actions after the removal --
Using an Implanted Port Instead --
Applying a local anesthetic --
Gaining access with a non-coring needle --
Administering therapy through the port --
Communicating with your patient --
pt. IV Administering IV Therapy --
ch. 14 Practical Pharmacological IV Administration Assessing Your Pharma Patient --
Considering five critical safety issues --
Asking patients about their problems --
Knowing your patient's medication history from past to present --
Initiating Pharmacological IV Treatment --
Before you begin: Getting ready for the infusion --
Starting IV medication therapy --
Monitoring the infusion --
Recognizing and Managing Adverse Drug Events (ADEs) --
Discontinuing IV Medications --
Staying Safe: Disposing of Pharmacological Agents --
ch. 15 Transfusing Blood Components --
Preparing for a Blood Transfusion --
Verifying the physician's order and the patient's blood type --
Preparing your equipment --
Preparing your patient --
Obtaining informed consent --
Administering pretransfusion medications --
Initiating Treatment --
Verifying blood at the bedside --
Going with the flow: Starting a blood transfusion --
Monitoring the transfusion --
Recognizing and Managing Adverse Reactions --
Identifying the type of reaction Managing blood transfusion reactions --
Discontinuing the Transfusion --
Safely Handling and Disposing of All Blood Products --
ch. 16 Infusing Chemotherapy with Caution --
Preparing for Chemotherapy --
Protecting yourself --
Protecting your patient --
Educating your patient --
Preparing the chemotherapy agent --
Handling the chemotherapy agent --
Administering Chemotherapy --
Before you begin --
Initiating the infusion --
Monitoring chemotherapy --
Reacting to Adverse Reactions --
Taking action as soon as you identify a reaction --
Dealing with vesicant extravasation --
Managing Common Side Effects --
Dealing with nausea, vomiting, and other GI disturbances --
Facing hair loss and fatigue --
Watching for bone marrow suppression --
Discontinuing Chemotherapy --
Safely Disposing of Chemotherapy Waste --
ch. 17 A Balancing Act: Administering Fluids and Electrolytes --
Focusing on Fluids and Electrolytes As You Assess Your Patient Taking a complete patient history --
Obtaining baseline assessments --
Reviewing lab results --
Administering IV Replacement Therapy --
Starting therapy --
Monitoring the infusion --
Recognizing and Managing Adverse Reactions --
Avoiding common pitfalls --
Identifying adverse reactions with some common symptoms --
Responding to adverse reactions --
Discontinuing the Replacement Infusion --
ch. 18 Making Every Calorie Count: Parenteral Nutrition --
Planning around Your Patient's Baseline Nutritional Status --
Obtaining your patient's weight --
Reviewing your patient's blood work --
Assessing your patient physically --
Asking questions about dietary history --
Using a clinical scoring system --
Calculating your patient's energy requirements --
Concentrating on concentrations --
Administering Parenteral Nutrition Products through a CVAD --
Getting started --
Monitoring the infusion --
Managing Common PN Complications --
Discontinuing Parenteral Therapy Tapering off versus stopping abruptly --
Considering when to withhold or withdraw --
Disposing of Parenteral Nutrition Products --
pt. V Considering Unique Populations --
ch. 19 A Little Dab'll Do Ya: IV Therapy for Infants and Children --
Understanding How Pediatric IV Therapy Is Different --
Making equipment modifications --
Dealing with fear and establishing a positive relationship --
Avoiding complications: Keeping a watchful eye --
From Preemies to Teens: Dosing for Peds --
Understanding the importance of age and weight --
Practicing your dosage calculating skills --
Considering alternative methods for calculating dosing --
Peds-Specific Peripheral IV Considerations --
Selecting the best venous access site --
Choosing the most appropriate peripheral IV --
Using special techniques in venipuncture --
Knowing what to do after a successful IV start --
CVAD IV Therapy for Kids --
The non-tunneled percutaneous CVAD --
The tunneled catheter The PICC line --
The implanted port --
ch. 20 When Aging Is an Issue: IV Therapy for the Elderly --
Understanding How Advanced Age Impacts IV Therapy --
Optimizing Therapy for the Older Adult --
Assessing the elderly patient --
Obtaining informed consent --
Considering the dose --
Selecting the best venipuncture site --
Choosing the most effective equipment --
Gentleness Is Key: Following Some Basic Insertion Guidelines --
Prepping your elderly patient's skin --
Inserting the VAD --
Stabilizing the device --
Monitoring the Infusion to Prevent Complications --
Preventing infection --
Dealing with equipment issues --
Identifying adverse drug reactions --
Managing dehydration --
Replacing and Discontinuing Peripheral IVs --
ch. 21 There's No Place Like Home: IV Therapy for the Homebound Patient --
Ensuring Safety: Assessing the Home Environment --
Checking out the neighborhood --
Dealing with safety issues in the home Optimizing IV Therapy for a Homebound Patient --
Completing a patient assessment --
Developing a patient care plan --
Getting Comfortable with Home Infusion Equipment --
Managing Your Home Patient's Therapy --
Having an emergency plan in place --
Monitoring IV therapy in the home --
Avoiding complications --
Documenting your actions --
Properly discarding hazardous waste in the home --
Teaching Your Patients (And Their Families) How to Care for Themselves --
pt. VI The Part of Tens --
ch. 22 Ten Things You Need to Know in IV Therapy --
ch. 23 Ten Tricks of the Trade for Starting IVs.
Titolo della serie: --For dummies.
Responsabilità: by Bettie Lilley Nosek, Deborah Trendel-Leader.
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The fast and painless way to ace your IV Therapy courseAre you an aspiring nurse, nurse practitioner, or physician's assistant struggling with IV therapy' Help is here! IV Therapy For Dummies tracks to a typical IV therapy course and gives you current, easy-to-follow guidance on everything you'll encounter in class, such as delivery methods, flow rates, legal issues, profession standards, and documentation.IV Therapy For Dummies also discusses the necessary components of peripheral and central venous therapy, including access sites, equipment, preparation, maintenance, and the discontinuation of therapy. Plus, you'll get the 4-1-1 on the administration of IV medications, including special considerations for pediatric, elderly, and home care patients.Tracks to a typical IV Therapy courseProvides current, comprehensive information in plain EnglishIf you're enrolled in an IV Therapy course or a healthcare worker looking for a refresher on this important form of medical treatment, IV Therapy For Dummies has you covered.

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