Dimensional Analysis for Meds / Edition 2

Dimensional Analysis for Meds / Edition 2

by Anna M. Curren, Laurie D. Munday
     
 

ISBN-10: 076685938X

ISBN-13: 9780766859388

Pub. Date: 10/28/2001

Publisher: Cengage Learning

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.  See more details below

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780766859388
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
10/28/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.76(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

1Relative value, addition, and subtraction of decimals3
2Multiplication and division of decimals11
3Solving common fraction equations22
4Metric, international (SI) system37
5Additional drug measures : unit, percentage, milliequivalent, ratio, apothecary, household47
6Reading oral medication labels55
7Hypodermic syringe measurement74
8Reading parenteral medication labels91
9Reconstitution of powdered drugs109
10Measuring insulin dosages122
11Dosage calculation using dimensional analysis139
12Adult and pediatric dosages based on body weight167
13Adult and pediatric dosages based on body surface area182
14Introduction to IV therapy195
15IV flow rate calculation209
16Calculating IV infusion and completion times222
17IV medication and titration calculations244
18Heparin intravenous calculations262
19Pediatric oral and parenteral medications273
20Pediatric intravenous medications279

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