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Intravenous therapy in nursing practice, 2d ed.


Intravenous therapy in nursing practice, 2d ed.

Ed. by Lisa Dougherty and Julie Lamb.

Blackwell Publishing


514 pages




The 16 contributions in this British textbook introduce the anatomy and physiology of the blood circulation system, peripheral intravenous therapy, local and systemic complications, types of infusion devices, vascular access, and long-term central venous access. The final chapters focus on blood transfusion, parenteral nutrition, pediatric IVs, and administration of cytotoxic drugs. Black and white photographs and some color photographs are provided.

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