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Design of infusion rate calculator tools for intravenous therapy

22 April 2009

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Nurses often lack confidence in carrying out basic infusion rate calculations, particularly those needed to work out drip rates for medical infusion devices. This...

Infusion therapy part one: minimising the risks

09 April 2008

Nursing Standard


The role of the nurse in infusion therapy has evolved with advances in vascular access technology and the variety of infusion devices available. With increasing...

Infusion therapy part two: prevention and management of complications

16 April 2008

Nursing Standard


In the second of two articles, the author identifies common complications associated with intravenous (IV) therapy and discusses preventive measures. Part one,...
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