Clinical Calculations - Revised Reprint: With Applications to General and Specialty Areas / Edition 5

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Overview

This book provides comprehensive coverage of dosage calculations used in nursing practice, including applications not only for the general patient care areas, but also for specialty units such as pediatrics, critical care, labor and delivery, and the community. In addition, it is the only text on the market that presents all four major dosage calculation methods (ratio/proportion, formula, fractional equation, and dimensional analysis).
  • Coverage includes drug calculation problems in pediatrics, critical care, labor and delivery, and the community setting.
  • Material includes the most up-to-date, commonly used drugs in "real world" clinical practice.
  • Content presents information on infusion pumps (enteral, single, multi-channel, PCA, and insulin) to help readers understand their increased use in drug administration.
  • Caution boxes alert readers to possible problems and issues related to drugs and their administration.
  • A comprehensive posttest at the end of the text allows readers to test their knowledge of all major topics covered in the text.
  • The dimensional analysis calculation method, which is being used increasingly in nursing programs, has been added to the examples of drug dosing and to the answers to the practice problems.
  • Interpretation of Drug Labels, Drug Orders, Charting, "5 Rights," and Abbreviations chapter offers the latest information on the use of bar codes with drug delivery, computer-based medication administration systems, and the role/responsibility of the nurse with respect to these new systems.
  • Body Weight and Body Surface Area section discusses these two methods of calculating drug dosages primarily used with cancer patients and pediatric patients, in addition to the four main methods.
  • Vivid illustrations provide visual aids in understanding the latest types of pumps (insulin, enteral fusion, and intravenous fusion pumps).
  • Coverage of needleless adapters has been incorporated into the material throughout the book.
  • Intravenous Preparations with Clinical Application chapter includes photographs of the latest equipment for IV drug therapy.
  • Additional practice problems on oral liquid medications have been added to the Oral and Enteral Preparations with Clinical Applications section.
  • Additional drug practice problems have been added throughout the text.
  • A new Companion CD-ROM, packaged with each copy of the text, includes over 500 practice problems, interactive exercises, a comprehensive post-test, plus much more!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781416031772
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 7/22/2005
  • Edition description: 5th Revised
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 368
  • Product dimensions: 7.90 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Part 1: Basic Math Review

Part 2: Systems, Conversion, & Methods of Drug Calculation
1. Systems Used for Drug Administration
2. Conversion Within the Metric, Apothecary, and Household Systems
3. Interpretation of Drug Labels, Drug Orders, Charting, "5 Rights," and Abbreviations
4. Alternative Methods for Drug Administration
5. Methods of Calculation
6. Body Weight and Body Surface Area

Part 3: Calculations for Oral, Injectable, & Intravenous Drugs
7. Oral & Enteral Preparations With Clinical Applications
8. Injectable Preparations With Clinical Applications
9. Intravenous Preparations With Clinical Applications

Part 4: Calculations for Specialty Areas
10. Pediatrics
11. Critical Care
12. Pediatric Critical Care
13. Labor and Delivery
14. Community
Part Five: Posttest Drug Calculations

References
Appendix A Guidelines for Administration of Medications
Appendix B Nomograms

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