Access Device Standards of Practice for Oncology Nursing
Edition: 
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Access Device Standards of Practice for Oncology Nursing

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The use of venous access devices (VADs) is central to the care that nurses provide to patients with cancer. Oncology nurses must base their practice on evidence-based research when available, but a lack of evidence has been a professional challenge for decades. With limited research to guide practice, ongoing controversies remain regarding optimal device management.

Since 1989, the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) has provided guidelines to establish a foundation for access device management. With this new text, ONS has identified practice standards, developed from a synthesis of evidence, critical review, and analysis of aspects of access device management for which nursing is accountable. Access Device Standards of Practice for Oncology Nursing reviews the controversies in access device care, explores the range of devices currently available, details the advantages and disadvantages of each device to ensure optimal selection based on patient needs, and discusses the key legal ramifications concerning access devices and their management.

With access device technology becoming more complex, this text is an essential resource for nurses practicing in a wide range of settings to ensure safe, effective care of patients with VADs.

Member Price: $59.00Nonmember Price: $82.50
ISBN: 
9781935864905
Published By: 
Oncology Nursing Society
Publication Date: 
2017
Pages: 
224

Chapters

Chapter 1 - Access Device Standards, Recommendations, and Controversies

Diane G. Cope
Laurl Matey
Pages (3-24)
Chapter 1 examines issues such as placement imaging, dressing types, cleansing and flushing agents, infection and infection control, controversial issues surrounding access devices, and much more.

Chapter 2 - Short-Term Peripheral Intravenous Catheters

Heather Mackey
Pages (25-36)
Chapter 2 details information on short-term peripheral intravenous catheters. The chapter details the history, device characteristics and features, patient selection criteria, insertion techniques, unique maintenance and care, removal techniques,...

Chapter 3 - Midline Catheters

Diane G. Cope
Pages (37-44)
Chapter 3 details information on midline catheters. The chapter details the history, device characteristics and features, patient selection criteria, insertion techniques, unique maintenance and care, removal techniques, complications, and more.

Chapter 4 - Nontunneled Central Venous Lines

Dawn Camp-Sorrell
Laurl Matey
Pages (45-48)
Chapter 4 details information on nontunneled central venous lines. The chapter details the history, device characteristics and features, patient selection criteria, insertion techniques, unique maintenance and care, removal techniques, complications, and...

Chapter 5 - Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters

Diane G. Cope
Pages (49-58)
Chapter 5 details information on peripherally inserted central catheters. The chapter details the history, device characteristics and features, patient selection criteria, insertion techniques, unique maintenance and care, removal techniques,...

Chapter 6 - Tunneled Central Venous Catheters

Heather Mackey
Pages (59-64)
Chapter 6 details information on tunneled central venous catheters. The chapter details the history, device characteristics and features, patient selection criteria, insertion techniques, unique maintenance and care, removal techniques, complications,...

Chapter 7 - Implanted Venous Ports

Lisa Schulmeister
Pages (65-74)
Chapter 7 examines details on implanted venous ports. The chapter details the history, device characteristics and features, patient selection criteria, insertion techniques, unique maintenance and care, removal techniques, complications, and more.

Chapter 8 - Apheresis Catheters

Heather Mackey
Pages (75-78)
Chapter 8 details information on apheresis catheters. The chapter details the history, device characteristics and features, patient selection criteria, insertion techniques, unique maintenance and care, removal techniques, complications, and more.

Chapter 9 - Complications of Long-Term Venous Access Devices

Lisa Schulmeister
Pages (79-98)
Chapter 9 examines complications of long-term venous access devices, including prevention of complications, insertion procedure-related complications, postinsertion complications and management.

Chapter 10 - Subcutaneous (Hypodermoclysis) Infusion Devices

Andrea B. Moran
Pages (99-104)
Chapter 10 details information on subcutaneous (Hypodermoclysis) infusion devices. The chapter details the history, device characteristics and features, patient selection criteria, insertion techniques, unique maintenance and care, removal techniques,...

Chapter 11 - Arterial Access Devices

Lisa Hartkopf Smith
Pages (105-112)
Chapter 11 details arterial access devices. The chapter details the history, device characteristics and features, patient selection criteria, insertion techniques, unique maintenance and care, removal techniques, complications, and more.

Chapter 12 - Intraventricular Access Devices

Carole Marie Elledge
Pages (113-118)
Chapter 12 examines details on intraventricular access devices. The chapter details the history, device characteristics and features, patient selection criteria, insertion techniques, unique maintenance and care, removal techniques, complications, and...

Chapter 13 - Epidural and Intrathecal Access Devices

Carole Marie Elledge
Mady Stovall
Pages (119-130)
Chapter 13 examines details on epidural and intrathecal access devices. The chapter details the history, device characteristics and features, patient selection criteria, insertion techniques, unique maintenance and care, removal techniques, complications...

Chapter 14 - Intraperitoneal Catheters

Miriam Rogers
Pages (131-138)
Chapter 14 details information on intraperitoneal catheters. The chapter details the history, device characteristics and features, patient selection criteria, insertion techniques, unique maintenance and care, removal techniques, complications, and more.

Chapter 15 - Pleural Catheters

Heather Mackey
Pages (139-146)
Chapter 15 details information on pleural catheters. The chapter details the history, device characteristics and features, patient selection criteria, insertion techniques, unique maintenance and care, removal techniques, complications, and more.

Chapter 16 - Ambulatory Infusion Pumps

Andrea B. Moran
Pages (147-152)
Chapter 16 details information on ambulatory infusion pumps, including the history, device characteristics and features, patient selection criteria, unique maintenance and care, complications, and education and documentation.

Chapter 17 - Education, Documentation, and Legal Issues for Access Devices

Heather Mackey
Pages (153-160)
Chapter 17 examines education, documentation, and legal issues surrounding access devices.