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Infusion Therapy Made Incredibly Easy!
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Infusion Therapy Made Incredibly Easy!

Publication Year: 2017
Edition: 5th Ed.
Authors/Editor: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
ISBN: 978-1-496-35501-0
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 89
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Get a thorough grounding in delivering safe, effective infusion therapy with the friendly support and technical guidance of the newly updated Infusion Therapy Made Incredibly Easy!®, 5th edition.

This complete how-to on administering and monitoring different IV medications delivers clear direction on vital concepts, terms, and techniques - backed by numerous illustrations, confidence-building humor, and expert insights. Offering clear, concise direction for nursing students, this popular Incredibly Easy!® text is also the ideal refresher for nurses and all practitioners learning best practices for a range of infusion therapies.

Get the skills and know-how needed to administer infusion therapy successfully...

  • NEW and completely revised/updated content with the latest infusion therapy techniques
  • Easy-to-read, easy-to-remember guidance for students and practitioners lacking IV experience
  • Start-to-finish directions and concise explanations on areas such as:
    • Preparation
    • Access sites
    • Equipment use and management
    • IV starting techniques, including line insertion
    • Handling complications
    • Infusion therapy using peripheral veins
    • Infusion therapy requiring central venous access
    • Parenteral nutrition
    • Antineoplastic, biologic, and chemotherapy
    • Discontinuing an IV
    • Managing hypothermia, hypernatremia, calcemia, and kalemia
    • Special considerations for pediatric, geriatric, and home care patients
    • Legal issues and professional standards
  • Dozens of colorful diagrams, photos and illustrations explain skills and core concepts, including:
    • Delivery methods
    • Flow rates
    • Infusion fluids and medications
    • Monitoring and documentation
    • Transfusion therapy
  • Special features include:
    • Just the facts - a quick summary of each chapter’s content
    • "Nurse Joy" and "Jake" offer clear explanations, vital care reminders, and expert insight on interventions and problem-solving
    • Quick quiz - multiple-choice questions after each chapter to help you retain knowledge
    • That’s a wrap! - summary of key information for quick chapter review
    • Best practice - evidence-based standards for administering and monitoring infusion therapy
    • Warning - possible risks or complications
    • Running smoothly - pointers on keeping both patient and equipment problem-free
    • Memory jogger - anecdotes and memory tricks to help you retain vital content
    • Practice Makes Perfect - end-of-book NCLEX practice questions for solid exam preparation

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • ISBN: 978-1-496-35501-0
  • Specialty:
    Medical/Surgical Nursing
    Pathophysiology
    Pharmacology
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 5th Ed.
  • Pages: 392
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2017
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 89

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