Intravenous Therapy for Prehospital Providers is the only book written specifically to teach prehospital personnel about the complex subject of IV therapy.
Proficiency in IV therapy technique is important for most procedures required in advanced life support. The Second Edition builds upon the success of the First Edition and includes new content and features. Learning objectives are now outlined at the beginning of each chapter and the Test Your Knowledge section provides a series of multiple-choice questions relating to the objectives.
Coverage now includes:
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Introduction to IV Therapy: Roles, Responsibilities, and Legal Issues
Chapter 2 Infection Control
Chapter 3 Basic Cell Physiology
Chapter 4 Principles of Fluid Balance
Chapter 5 Causes and Treatment of Shock
Chapter 6 Altered Level of Consciousness
Chapter 7 IV Techniques and Administration
Chapter 8 Age-Specific Considerations