It is critical that oncology nurses understand the latest research, guidelines, and evidence-based practices in access devices. With the latest edition of Access Device Guidelines: Recommendations for Nursing Practice and Education, nurses can explore a foundation for practice and support in their day-to-day care of patients with cancer.
The fourth edition of this text explores recommendations for a range of access devices, their common complications, and other relevant indications. Oncology nurses will learn about updates in dressing changes, flushing and locking, contraindications for peripheral IV administration, implanted port flushing frequency, and more. Additionally, the latest edition includes aseptic non-touch technique terminology and framework throughout the book and new appendices on dressings and vascular access teams.
With access device technology becoming more complex, this book is an essential resource for practicing nurses in a wide range of settings to ensure safe and effective care of patients with vascular access devices.