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Calculating dosages has never been so easy! Dimensional Analysis for Meds is a completely self-instructional learning tool created to simplify clinical calculations. Utilizing the method of dimensional analysis, the material is presented in a helpful format that encourages step-by-step learning.
The book contains color illustrations.
|1||Relative value, addition, and subtraction of decimals||3|
|2||Multiplication and division of decimals||11|
|3||Solving common fraction equations||22|
|4||Metric, international (SI) system||37|
|5||Additional drug measures : unit, percentage, milliequivalent, ratio, apothecary, household||47|
|6||Reading oral medication labels||55|
|7||Hypodermic syringe measurement||74|
|8||Reading parenteral medication labels||91|
|9||Reconstitution of powdered drugs||109|
|10||Measuring insulin dosages||122|
|11||Dosage calculation using dimensional analysis||139|
|12||Adult and pediatric dosages based on body weight||167|
|13||Adult and pediatric dosages based on body surface area||182|
|14||Introduction to IV therapy||195|
|15||IV flow rate calculation||209|
|16||Calculating IV infusion and completion times||222|
|17||IV medication and titration calculations||244|
|18||Heparin intravenous calculations||262|
|19||Pediatric oral and parenteral medications||273|
|20||Pediatric intravenous medications||279|
Posted March 25, 2003
This is an excellent text in assisting the new and experienced practioner to address with confidence dosage calculations and IV flow rates. The text is highly illustrated with pharmaceutical labels, and the authors have even highlighted the important textual and calculation material. If you were not assigned this text as required reading with your pharmacology or review classes, you might want to ask why is was not.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
Posted July 3, 2010
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