Clinical Calculations: With Applications to General and Specialty Areas / Edition 3

Clinical Calculations: With Applications to General and Specialty Areas / Edition 3

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by Joyce LeFever Kee, Sally M. Marshall
     
 

ISBN-10: 0721654444

ISBN-13: 9780721654447

Pub. Date: 12/01/1995

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This student-friendly text helps you to brush up on your math skills and learn to perform drug calculations with confidence. After guiding you step-by-step through the systems, conversions, and methods of dosage calculation, the text will show you how to calculate dosages for oral, injectable, and intravenous drugs - in both general and specially settings. Clinical…  See more details below

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This student-friendly text helps you to brush up on your math skills and learn to perform drug calculations with confidence. After guiding you step-by-step through the systems, conversions, and methods of dosage calculation, the text will show you how to calculate dosages for oral, injectable, and intravenous drugs - in both general and specially settings. Clinical Calculations, 3rd Edition makes learning dosages easy with 25% more practice problems; actual drug labels in full color; four methods of dosage calculation - basic formula, ratio and proportion, fractional equation, and dimensional analysis; coverage of the 5 Rights of Drug Administration; 16 handy tear-out drug cards for clinical practice; illustrations of intramuscular injection sites, central venous lines, and more; enteral nutrition and medications with practice problems; use of direct IV injection (IV push); and many more helpful tools.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721654447
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
12/01/1995
Pages:
317
Product dimensions:
7.87(w) x 9.84(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Pt. 1Basic Math Review1
Pt. 2Systems, Conversion, and Methods of Drug Calculation15
Ch. 1Systems Used for Drug Administration Objectives17
Ch. 2Conversion Within the Metric, Apothecary, and Household Systems31
Ch. 3Interpretation of Drug Labels, Drug Orders, Charting, "5 Rights," and Abbreviations43
Ch. 4Alternative Methods for Drug Administration61
Ch. 5Methods of Calculation71
Pt. 3Calculations for Oral, Injectable, and Intravenous Drugs94
Ch. 6Oral and Enteral Preparations with Clinical Applications95
Ch. 7Injectable Preparations with Clinical Applications123
Ch. 8Intravenous Preparations with Clinical Applications161
Pt. 4Calculations for Specialty Areas189
Ch. 9Pediatrics191
Ch. 10Critical Care213
Ch. 11Pediatric Critical Care243
Ch. 12Labor and Delivery251
Ch. 13Community263
References275
Appendix A: Guidelines for Administration of Medications279
Appendix B: Nomograms285
Index289

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