Intravenous Therapy for Nurses

by SN Nanjunde Gowda

The book “Intravenous Therapy” is prescribed the nurse knows the correct solutions, regulates the fluid infusion rate, maintains the system, identifies and corrects problems, and discontinues the infusion. Moreover, nurse’s communication during the therapy is vital, which makes the patients as relaxed and comfortable as possible. This book on intravenous therapy is an asset to the nursing students and nurses. It can also be an important basic book for various medical, professionals and paramedical workers. It must not be forgotten that intravenous therapy is used universally as in important route of administration of drugs, fluids and blood. The use of intravenous therapy can cause significant complications and sometimes mortality. It is important for nurses to keep in touch with recent techniques to strengthen the quality of nursing care. The aim of this book is to improve the understanding of the protocols, illustrate how best technique can minimize the risk of infection and other complications during intravenous therapy. This book has been devised for practical use in helping and training nurses to become intravenous therapy practitioner as well as to benefit the patients from intravenous therapy whilst reducing the potential complications. If the nurses (students and practitioners) and other health care personnel apply the scientific principles which are described in this book in their day-to-day intravenous therapy practice, and minimize the risk to the patient and provide quality care.


Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. Gowda SN Nanjunde Ikon College of Nursing, Mysore Road, Bidadi, Ramanagar Taluk, Bengaluru Rural Dist., Karnataka, India
Bheemanahalli, Mysore Main Road, Bengaluru, Hobli, Bengaluru Rural District Karnataka, India
IKON College Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Anil Baghi College of Nursing, Ferozepur, Punjab, India
ISBN 9788184487688
Speciality Medical Surgical Nursing
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/10401
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2010
Pages 156
Book Type Professional


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