Clinical Calculations: With Applications to General and Specialty Areas / Edition 4

Clinical Calculations: With Applications to General and Specialty Areas / Edition 4

by Joyce LeFever Kee, Sally M. Marshall, Sally M. Marshall
     
 

ISBN-10: 0721683045

ISBN-13: 9780721683041

Pub. Date: 03/08/2000

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This popular resource is still the only text to review all four major drug calculation methods: basic formula, ratio and proportion, fractional equation, and dimensional analysis. Practice problems help readers master each method so they can apply them effectively in practice. Completely updated throughout, this fourth edition provides the latest information on

Overview

This popular resource is still the only text to review all four major drug calculation methods: basic formula, ratio and proportion, fractional equation, and dimensional analysis. Practice problems help readers master each method so they can apply them effectively in practice. Completely updated throughout, this fourth edition provides the latest information on dosage calculations as well as the most current drug dosages.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721683041
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
03/08/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
315
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

BASIC MATH REVIEW · SYSTEMS, CONVERSION, AND METHODS OF DRUG CALCULATION · Systems Used for Drug Administration Objectives · Conversions Within the Metric, Apothecary, and Household Systems · Interpretation of Drug Labels, Drug Orders, Charting, "5 Rights," and Abbreviations · Alternative Methods for Drug Administration · Methods of Calculation · CALCULATIONS FOR ORAL, INJECTABLE, AND INTRAVENOUS DRUGS · Oral and Enteral Preparations with Clinical Applications · Injectable Preparations with Clinical Applications · CALCULATIONS FOR SPECIALTY AREAS · Pediatrics · Critical Care · Pediatric Critical Care · Labor and Delivery · Community · POST-TEST DRUG CALULATIONS · REFERENCES · APPENDICES · Guidelines for Administration of Medications · Nomograms

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