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Title Venepuncture and cannulation / edited by Sarah Phillips, Mary Collins, Lisa Dougherty
Published Chichester, West Sussex : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011
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Description 1 online resource
Series Essential clinical skills for nurses
Essential clinical skills for nurses.
Contents Front Matter -- Introduction / Sarah Phillips, Mary Collins -- Legal and Professional Issues / Lorraine Hyde -- The Learning Experience / Sarah Phillips -- Anatomy and Physiology / Mary Collins -- Selection of Equipment / Mirjana Dojcinovska -- Vein Selection / Barbara Witt -- Infection Control and Risk Management / Sarah Hart -- Procedures for Venepuncture and Cannulation / Annie de Verteuil -- Complications / Wendy Morris -- Introduction to Routine Blood Tests, Normal Values and Relevance to Clinical Practice / Andrea Blay -- Patient's Perspective / Lisa Dougherty -- Webliography -- Glossary -- Index
Legal and professional issues / Lorraine Hyde -- The learning experience / Sarah Phillips -- Anatomy and physiology / Mary Collins -- Selection of equipment / Mirjana Dojcinovska -- Vein selection / Barbara Witt -- Infection control and risk management / Sarah Hart -- Procedures for venepuncture and cannulation / Annie de Verteiull -- Complications / Wendy Morris -- Introduction to routine blood tests, normal values, and relevance to clinical practice / Andrea Blay -- Patient's perspective / Lisa Dougherty
Summary Venepuncture and cannulation are the most commonly performed invasive procedures in the UK, and are everyday procedures in health care practice. Venepuncture and Cannulation is a practical guide to these procedures. It assumes no prior knowledge and equips nurses and other health professionals with the clinical skills and knowledge they need in order to confidently perform venepuncture and cannulation in both hospital and community settings. Explores relevant anatomy and physiologyCovers education and training, as well as legal and ethical issuesConsiders potential complications, and patient pe
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Catheterization.
Veins -- Puncture.
Catheterization -- nursing.
Phlebotomy -- nursing.
Form Electronic book
Author Collins, Mary, 1971-
Dougherty, Lisa.
Phillips, Sarah, 1972-
LC no. 2010041325
ISBN 1444393219 (electronic bk.)
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