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
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.