Infusion Therapy Made Incredibly Easy

Infusion Therapy Made Incredibly Easy

Fifth edition

Incredibly Easy! Series®

by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

392 pages, 177.80 x 228.60 mm

392 pages, 177.80 x 228.60 mm

  • Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781496355010
  • December 2017

£38.50

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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 reviewBest practice – evidence-based standards for administering and monitoring infusion therapyWarning – 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