Phillips's Manual of I.V. Therapeutics Evidence-Based Practice for Infusion Therapy

Edition: 8th
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 2022-10-28
Publisher(s): F.A. Davis Company
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The manual of choice…perfect for class, clinical, and practice!
The perfect resource for any setting where infusion therapy skills are required! Its popular, self-paced approach makes it ideal for classroom and clinical settings as it progresses from the basics to advanced techniques while incorporating theory into clinical application.
A focus on evidence-based practice in a streamlined format continues to make this the manual of choice in a rapidly advancing field.
“Thorough, comprehensive manual on IV therapeutics.Gorski, the author, is considered the final word in all matters of IV therapeutics. A great go-to guide for any nurse involved with infusions.”—Andrea, Online Reviewer
  • New & Updated Incorporates the 2021 Infusion Therapy Standards of Practice published by the Infusion Nurses Society (INS), new and revised guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and World Health Organization (WHO) as well as the latest guidelines from the Association for the Advancement of Blood & Biotherapies (AABB) and the American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN)
  • New Chapter!An Introduction to Biologic Infusion Therapies
  • Updated! Follows the INS Core Curriculum for certification.
  • Updated! Uses current literature to support evidence-based practice.
  • Updated! Presents procedures and rationales as well as technology that reflect practice today.
  • Presents “Thinking Critically” boxes, a case study feature.
  • Integrates pediatric and geriatric content throughout.
  • Offers a wealth of additional resources for students online at
  • Features well organized pedagogical tools, including…Learning Objectives, Nursing Fast Facts, Age-related and Cultural Considerations, Nursing Plans of Care, Home Care Issues, Patient Education, Key Points, and Review Questions.
  • Makes must-know information easy to find with icons for key points of theory, nursing fast facts, INS standards of practice, relevant studies in evidence-based practice, nursing points of care, home care issues, patient education, and a media link to the online tools and resources.
  • Presents detailed step-by-step procedures for subcutaneous infusion of pain medication Ÿ peripherally inserted catheters (PICCs) Ÿ epidural pain medication administration Ÿ and patient controlled analgesic therapy.
  • Includes competency skill checklists for evaluating procedures.
  • Examines delivery of IV therapy in the home setting.
  • Highlights critical content in "Nursing Fast Fact" boxes,
  • Spotlights assessment and intervention guidelines in "Nursing Points-of-Care" boxes.
  • Provides competency criteria for hospital policy and procedure development required by The Joint Commission.

Table of Contents

1.An Overview of Professional Practice Issues and Infusion Therapy
2.Infection Prevention and Occupational Risks
3.Fundamentals of Fluid and Electrolyte Balance
4.Parenteral Solutions
5.Infusion Equipment
6.Peripheral I.V. Catheters: Initiation and Maintenance of Peripheral Infusion Therapy
7.Phlebotomy Techniques
8.Central Venous Access
9.Complications of Infusion Therapy: Peripheral and Central Vascular Access Devices
10.Infusion Medication Safety, Methods, and Routes
11.Transfusion Therapy
12.Parenteral Nutrition
13.An Introduction to Biologic Infusion Therapies NEW!

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