Smart Infusion Pumps

Smart Infusion Pumps : Implementation, Management, and Drug Libraries

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The pumps are smart. The book is brilliant. Purchasing intelligent infusion devices can be a complicated and costly endeavor. ASHP is proud to offer the first book devoted to the implementation and management of intelligent infusion devices. Smart Infusion Pumps: Implementation, Management, and Drug Libraries, is an indispensable reference for hospitals and health-systems that are either currently using intelligent infusion device technology, or are considering implementation. Inside you'll find: * An introduction to smart infusion pump technology* A guide to choosing a pump, developing RFPs, and usability testing* Guiding principles for implementation of smart infusion pumps* Techniques for developing dosing limits for medications* Practice Tips for implementation and management throughout each chapter.* Sample drug libraries for general use, pediatrics, and PCA* Checklists and education for Go-Live date* And more.There is also a special appendix providing a comprehensive general drug library to assist you in both implementation and ongoing management of smart infusion pumps.With technology constantly changing this valuable new resource offers the expert insight and guidance you need to ensure successful implementation and management of this life saving technology.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 230 pages
  • 175.26 x 251.46 x 17.78mm | 566.99g
  • American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
  • Bethesda, United States
  • English
  • black & white tables, figures
  • 1585282308
  • 9781585282302
  • 1,266,511

About Pamela K. Phelps

Pamela K. Phelps, Pharm.D., FASHP is Director of Clinical Pharmacy Services for Fairview Health Services, including the University of Minnesota Medical Center, USA. Pamela received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree at the University of Minnesota. Pamela is program director of Fairview's ASHP-accredited pharmacy practice residency program. Pamela is a past-president, secretary and board member of the Minnesota Society of Health-System Pharmacists. She is a past member of the ASHP Council for Educational Affairs. In June, 2004, she was recognized as a Fellow of ASHP. Pam is Chair of the University Health System Consortium Research and Education Committee and on the Executive Pharmacy Board for the University Health System Consortium. Her practice and research interests include pharmacy management, practice model development and residency training.show more