IV Therapy for EMS covers a full spectrum of IV topics for critical care personnel. Covering everything from Anatomy, Physiology, and Mechanism of IV Therapy, to Factors Affecting Flow Rate and Complications of IV Therapy, to Legal Considerations and Documentation, this book is suitable for all levels of advanced emergency care programs. Whether it is used in conjunction with another Brady title, or as a standalone, this book is designed to give students the competence and confidence they need to provide safe and effective care to their patients.
Randall W. Benner, M Ed, NREMT-P Randall Benner, instructor in the Department of Health Professions at Youngstown State University, has over 16 years of experience as an educator in emergency medical services and as a field paramedic. He serves as the Director of the Emergency Medical Technology Program at Youngstown State University and is responsible for all levels of EMS education. In addition, he actively functions as a paramedic on an advanced life support unit. Mr. Benner has served as a contributing author for a variety of EMS textbooks, instructor resource materials, and as a medical content reviewer for EMS and allied health publications. He is also a contributing author to the revision of the U.S. Department of Transportation National Standard EMT-Intermediate and Paramedic curriculua. He serves on several local, state, and national EMS committees. Mr. Benner is completing his PhD program in Curriculum and Instructional at Kent State University in Kent, Ohio. James W. Drake, MS, NREMT-P Jim Drake serves as the EMS Coordinator for Jameson Memorial Hospital in New Castle, Pennsylvania. Jim has been a paramedic for eleven years and involved in EMS for fifteen years. He has instructed the different levels of EMS and continues to do so at Youngstown State University, and the Community College of Allegheny County in Pittsburgh. Jim has been a contributing author for several EMS texts, and on-line continuing education programs for EMS professionals. Jim was also involved with the U.S. Department of Transportation National Standard EMT-Paramedic curricula revision.
I. Introduction II. Anatomy and Physiology related to IV Therapy III. Solutions administered intravenously IV. Equipment and Materials used in IV Therapy V. Technique for peripheral IV establishment VI. Monitoring IV therapy VII. Special Procedures VIII. IV flow rates IX. Special Patients and IV Therapy X. Mechanical Infusion Pumps XI. Documentation XII. Legalities and Responsibilities XII. Central venous IVs
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