Fast Facts for Nurses about Home Infusion Therapy

Editor/Author Gorski, Lisa A.
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

Single-User Purchase Price: $35.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $52.50
ISBN: 978-0-82-616005-8
Category: Health & Medicine - Nursing
Image Count: 16
Book Status: Available
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Providing key information at a glance, this timely resource for the home care nurse offers clear, current practice guidelines for safely delivering IV therapy within the home. Written by one of the foremost experts in the field, the guide delivers not only evidence-based information in an easy-to-access, bulleted format, but also extensive descriptions, discussions, and rationale for in-depth consultation.

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Table of Contents

  • About the Author
  • Reviewers
  • Foreword Alexander Mary, MA, RN, CRNI®, CAE, FAAN
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Part I FOUNDATIONS OF HOME INFUSION THERAPY
  • 1. Overview and Introduction to Home Infusion Therapy
  • 2. Patient Education: An Essential Component of Safe Home Infusion Therapy
  • 3. Infection Prevention Concepts
  • Part II ACCESS DEVICES AND METHODS
  • 4. Peripheral Catheters
  • 5. Central Vascular Access Devices
  • 6. Other Infusion Access Methods
  • Part III PRINCIPLES OF DELIVERING INFUSION THERAPY WITHIN THE HOME ENVIRONMENT
  • 7. Infusion Administration Methods and Issues
  • 8. Fluid Administration: Managing Dehydration
  • 9. Antimicrobial Therapy
  • 10. Home Parenteral Nutrition
  • 11. Chemotherapy Infusions
  • 12. Infusion Pain Management
  • 13. Cardiac Infusion Therapy
  • 14. Immunoglobulin Infusion
  • 15. Other Home Infusion Therapies