Clinical Calculations: A Unified Approach / Edition 2

Clinical Calculations: A Unified Approach / Edition 2

by Joanne M. Daniels
     
 

ISBN-10: 0827337973

ISBN-13: 9780827337978

Pub. Date: 11/28/1990

Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning

This Classic book introduces dimensional analysis as the method for calculating all drug dosages. This proven method can help eliminate confusion, reduce errors, and build confidence as readers learn the important skill of calculating drug dosages. Actual drug labels provide realistic practice and help familiarize readers with drugs they will encounter in clinical…  See more details below

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This Classic book introduces dimensional analysis as the method for calculating all drug dosages. This proven method can help eliminate confusion, reduce errors, and build confidence as readers learn the important skill of calculating drug dosages. Actual drug labels provide realistic practice and help familiarize readers with drugs they will encounter in clinical settings. Features: updated content on insulin therapy helps familiarize readers with variety of insulin preparations in use; single, consistent method for dosage calculations helps readers learn more easily; self-instructional approach includes numerous examples, practice problems, and self-quizzes to help readers measure their progress; and includes interactive CD-ROM to make content easier to learn.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780827337978
Publisher:
Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date:
11/28/1990
Series:
Nursing Education Series
Edition description:
2nd ed
Pages:
332

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Dimensional analysis1
Ch. 2The metric system of measurement19
Ch. 3The apothecaries system of measurement25
Ch. 4The household system of measurement30
Ch. 5Conversion of metric, apothecaries, and household units34
Ch. 6Calculation of oral medications40
Ch. 7Administration of oral medications66
Ch. 8Calculation of parenteral medications83
Ch. 9Administration of parenteral medications128
Ch. 10Calculations of intravenous medications and solutions146
Ch. 11Administration of intravenous medications206
Ch. 12Pediatric dosage211
Ch. 13Clinical calculations233

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