About the Book
Vascular Access, gives you complete start-to-finish instructions on every procedure to help you meet today's clinical challenges.
Well organized and easy to use for every procedure you'll find:
• What equipment is needed
• How to prepare it, in step-by step details
• Tips and advices you'll need to perform the procedure correctly
• Complications to watch for, how to prevent them, and what to do if they occur
This guide is intended for the practitioner, as well as the student respiratory therapist or nurse who requires a concise, yet comprehensive, reference regarding the all aspects of vascular access. The material is presented in a systematic manner to ecourage the reader to follow a logical sequence of events as they actually occur when a practitioner is ready to perform procedure.
For optimal utilization of this guide, a basic understanding of anatomy, physiology, microbiology, and asepsis is presupposed.
In this guide all vascular access procedures are described, and they are arranged in chapters according to usual clinical priority. The format fro every procedure includes a definition, a discussion, notes on preparation of the patient, and step-by-step description of the procedure.