eBook Plumer's Principles & Practice of Intravenous Therapy, 9th Edition

  • Published By: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • ISBN-10: 146988724X
  • ISBN-13: 9781469887241
  • DDC: 615.6
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 816 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released March 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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The Ninth Edition of Plumer's Principles And Practice Of Infusion Therapy provides clear, concise coverage of basic and advanced infusion procedures. Rely on this new edition for the most current coverage of intravenous therapy functions, procedures, standards, and equipment, along with practical new features and emphasis on safety considerations, as well as evidence-based practice. The book begins with an overview of IV therapy, including how to minimize risk and enhance performance, and then addresses assessment and monitoring; clinical decision making; patient specific therapies, and infusion therapy for children, the elderly, and across the continuum of care.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Special Acknowledgments.
List of Tables.
1: Overview of Infusion Therapy.
2: History of Infusion Therapy.
3: Minimizing Risk and Enhancing Performance.
4: Nursing Role and Responsibilities.
5: Standards of Practice.
6: Nurse and Patient Education.
7: Clinical Assessment and Monitoring.
8: Anatomy and Physiology Applied to Infusion Therapy.
9: Diagnostic Testing and Values.
10: Fluid and Electrolyte Balance.
11: Principles of Parenteral Administration.
12: Complications and Nursing Interventions.
13: Evidence-Based Infusion Practice.
14: Clinical Decision Making.
15: Infusion Delivery Systems and Safety.
16: Peripheral Venous Access.
17: Central Venous Access.
18: Expanded Approaches to Access and Monitoring.
19: Patient-Specific Therapies.
20: Parenteral Nutrition.
21: Blood and Blood Component Therapy.
22: Pharmacology Applied to Infusion Therapy.
23: Antineoplastic Therapy.
24: Pain Management.
25: Special Populations.
26: Pediatric Infusion Therapy.
27: Infusion Therapy in an Older Adult.
28: Infusion Therapy across the Continuum of Care.
29: The Future of Infusion Nursing: A Global Approach.
Answers to Review Questions.