Table of contents for Plumer's principles & practice of intravenous therapy / Sharon M. Weinstein.

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List of Tables
Unit I		Overview of Infusion Therapy 
Chapter 1	History of Infusion Therapy 
 Early History and Methodology
 The Infusion Nurses Society, Inc. 
 		 Infusion Nursing in the 21st Century 
Chapter 2 	Risk Reduction and Performance Improvement
			Professional Nursing and Legal Safeguards 
			Professional Nursing and Quality Improvement 
Chapter 3 	Nursing Role and Responsibilities 
		 Collaborative Role of the Nurse 
		 Role of Infusion Nursing Team 
		 Resource Nurse 
		 Educator-Knowledge Sharer 
		 Magnet Team Member 
		 Shared Governance 
		 Cost Containment of Infusion Teams 
		 Future of Infusion Nursing 
Chapter 4 	Application of Infusion Nurses Society Standards of Practice 
			 Policies, Procedures, and Infusion Therapy 
			 Competencies in Practice 
Unit II 		Assessment and Monitoring
Chapter 5 	Anatomy and Physiology Applied to Intravascular Therapy
 Vascular Anatomy and Therapeutic Goals 
 Systems and Organs Involved in Infusion Therapy 
Chapter 6 	Relevant Laboratory Tests 
 Collection of Venous Blood 
 Common Laboratory Tests 
Chapter 7	Fluid and Electrolyte Balance 
 Overview of Physiology 
 Objectives of Fluid and Electrolyte Therapy 
 Fluid and Electrolyte Disturbances in Specific Patients 
Chapter 8 	Principles of Parenteral Fluid Administration 
 Parenteral Fluids 
 Kinds and Composition of Fluids 
 Evaluation of Water and Electrolyte Balance 
 Clinical Disturbances of Water and Electrolyte Metabolism 
Chapter 9	Complications and Interventions 
			 Ongoing Monitoring and Precautions 
			 Sentinel Events 
			 Rheumatoid Sympathetic Dystrophy 
Chapter 10 	Evidence-Based Practice 
			 Evidence-Based Nursing 
			 Competency-Based Programs and Description 
Unit III	Clinical Decision Making and Core Competencies
Chapter 11 	Infusion Equipment and Safety
 Physical Principles of Equipment Use 
 Safety Principles and Selection of Equipment 
 Equipment Safety and Use 
Chapter 12	Peripheral Infusion Therapy Techniques 
			 Approach to Preparation 
			 Considerations for Vein Selection 
			 Considerations Before Beginning the Infusion 
			 Considerations for Venipuncture Procedure 
Chapter 13 	Short Peripheral Access 
			 Other Insertion Techniques 
			 Local and Systemic Complications 
Chapter 14 	Central Vascular Access 
			 Vascular Structures 
			 Early Uses of CVC 
			 Expanded Uses of CVCs 
			 Preparation for Central Venous Catheterization 
			 Insertion of Lines 
			 Post-insertion Care 
			 Complications of Central Venous Catheterization 
			 Care and Maintenance of Central Venous Lines 
Chapter 15	Alternate Access 
			 Intraosseous Infusion 
Unit IV 	Patient-Specific Therapies 
Chapter 16	Parenteral Nutrition
 History of Parenteral Nutrition 
 Indications for Parenteral Nutrition 
 Nutritional Assessment 
 Nutritional Requirements 
 Parenteral Nutrition Solutions 
 Administration of Parenteral Nutrition
 Nursing Management 
 Home Parenteral Nutrition 
Chapter 17 	Transfusion Therapy
			 Basic Immunohematology
 Pretransfusion Testing, Blood Donation, and Blood Preservation
 Whole Blood
 Red Blood Cells
 Plasma, Other Blood Components
 Transfusion Reactions
 Blood Administration
 Factor 5 Leiden 
Chapter 18 	Pharmacology Applied to Infusion Therapy 
			 Administering Drug Therapy 
			 Safeguards to Minimize Hazards 
Chapter 19	Antineoplastic Therapy 
			 Role of the Infusion Nurse in Chemotherapy Education 
			 Safe Preparation, Handling, and Disposal 
			 Overview of Chemotherapy 
			 Systemic Drug Delivery Techniques 
			 Management of Side Effects 
Chapter 20 	Pain Management 
			 Role of Nurses in Pain Management 
			 Acute Pain
			 Chronic Pain 
			 Staff Education 
			 Infusion Conscious Sedation 
			 Continuous Local Anesthetics 
			 Clinical Practice Guidelines
Unit V 	Special Applications
Chapter 21 	Pediatric Intravenous Therapy 
 Infusion Therapy in Infants and Children 
 Physical and Emotional Considerations 
 Common Pediatric Infusion Therapies 
 Peripheral Infusion Access 
 Central Infusion Access 
 Other Route of Vascular Access in Children 
 Infusion Administration Equipment 
 Alternate Site Pediatric Infusion Therapy 
Chapter 22 	Infusion Therapy in an Older Adult Patient 
 The Older Patient as a Health Care Consumer 
 Physiology of Aging 
 Access and Equipment 
Chapter 23 	Alternate Clinical Settings and Cost Factors 
			 Changing Health Care Environment 
			 Influence of Managed Care 
			 Home Care 
			 Subacute Care Facilities 
			 Ambulatory Infusion Centers 
			 Long-Term Care 
			 Future Infusion Technology for Alternate Care Programs 
Chapter 24	Global Applications for Infusion Nurses
			 Strategic Partnering for Success 
			 Global Health Policy 
			 What¿s Ahead 
 A. Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Role in Infusion Therapy 
 B. Certification and Recertification
 C. Continuing Education Opportunities 
 D. Drug Enforcement Agency Schedules of Controlled Substances
 E. MedWatch Reporting Form
 F. Recommended HIV Postexposure Follow-Up of Health Care Workers
G. Provisional Public Health Service Recommendations for Chemoprophylaxis After Occupational Exposure to HIV, by Type of Exposure and Source Material
H. EPINet Postexposure Follow-Up Reporting Forms
I. Standards for Latex Allergy Precautions
J. Websites of Interest to Infusion Nurses
K. Selected OSHA Guidelines¿Workplace Safety
L. Effectively Using IV Teams
M. Clinical Competency Validation Program
Answers to Questions
List of Tables 
Table 1-1 	21st Century Progress in Infusion Therapy 
Table 2-1 	Sources of Standards of Care Related to IV Therapy 
Table 3-1	Reassessing the Role of the IV Team 
Table 4-1 	Infiltration Scale 
Table 4-2 	Recognizing and Managing Infiltration or Inflammation 
Table 5-1 	Determining the Appropriate Peripheral Venipuncture Site 
Table 6-1 	Standards for Diagnostic Testing 
Table 6-2 	Selected Laboratory Values 
Table 6-3 	Examples of Conversions to Systeme International (SI) Units 
Table 7-1 	Intracellular and Extracellular Concentrations and Related Serum Values 
Table 7-2 	Plasma Electrolytes 
Table 7-3 	Fluid and Electrolyte Maintenance Requirements 
Table 7-4 	Differentiating Acidosis from Alkalosis 
Table 7-5 	Selected Nursing Diagnoses for Postoperative Patient After Abdominal 				Surgery 
Table 7-6 	The Burn Patient Receiving Parenteral Fluid Therapy 
Table 7-7 	Rule of Nines for Estimating Burned Body Area in Adults 
Table 7-8 	Factors Contributing to Development of DKA or HHNC in Susceptible 
Table 8-1 	Results of Infusion of Fluids with Different Tonicities 
Table 8-2 	Contents of Selected Water and Electrolyte Solutions 
Table 8-3 	Rapid Fluid Imbalance Assessment Guide 
Table 10-1 	National Quality Indicators 
Table 10-2	Summary of Documented PICC Malpositions and Methods of Resolution 
Table 11-1 	Examples of Situations Requiring Vigilance to Avoid Errors 
Table 11-2 	Common Barriers to Safe Medication Administration 
Table 11-3 	Peripheral Venous Access Devices and Their Uses 
Table 11-4 	Reactions to Latex 
Table 12-1 	Site Selection 
Table 12-2 	Comparing Approaches to Venipuncture Table 14-1	Complications of Central Venous Catheter or Device Insertion
Table 14-2	Central Venous Access Device Descriptions, Insertion Techniques, and Considerations
Table 14-3	Central Venous Catheter or Device Dressing Changes, Flushing, and Capping
Table 14-4	Potential Complications of Indwelling Central Venous Access Catheters and Devices
Table 14-5	Solutions Causing Intraluminal Precipitates and Possible Clearing Agents
Table 15-1 	Choosing the Site of an Arterial Blood Sample 
Table 15-2 	Malfunctions Occurring in Arterial Pressure Monitoring
Table 18-1 	Selected Therapeutic Drug Concentrations and Toxic Values 
Table 18-2 	Responsibilities for Intravenous Drug Administration 
Table 18-3 	Resources for Patients and Education Programs 
Table 18-4 	Interactions Based on Case Reports 
Table 22-1 	Aging of the Body¿s Systems 
Table 22-2 	Special Techniques in the Older Adult Patient 
Table 22-3 	Occlusion Assessment and Nursing Interventions 
Table 23-1 	Potential Home Infusion Coverage 
Table 23-2 	Potential Home Infusion 
Table 23-3 	Comparison of JCAHO, ACHC, and CHAP 
Table 24-1 	Terminology Associated with Knowledge Management

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Intravenous therapy.
Infusions, Intravenous -- methods.
Infusions, Intravenous -- nursing.
Evidence-Based Medicine.
Fluid Therapy -- methods.
Nurse's Role.
Parenteral Nutrition -- methods.