Dosage Calculation Practices for Nurses / Edition 2

Dosage Calculation Practices for Nurses / Edition 2

by Bonita E. Broyles
     
 

ISBN-10: 1435480295

ISBN-13: 9781435480292

Pub. Date: 10/06/2008

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Raise your confidence when it comes to dosage calculations with the 2nd Edition of Dosage Calculation Practice for Nurses. With over 1,000 new questions, this book provides additional practice important for accurately calculating dosages, a necessity for safe nursing practice. Learners can master both basic and advanced calculations in a variety of medication…  See more details below

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Raise your confidence when it comes to dosage calculations with the 2nd Edition of Dosage Calculation Practice for Nurses. With over 1,000 new questions, this book provides additional practice important for accurately calculating dosages, a necessity for safe nursing practice. Learners can master both basic and advanced calculations in a variety of medication forms and routes including tablets, capsules, liquids, powders, oral, and intravenous infusions. Answers for each question are provided in an appendix as well as comprehensive examination. Use this unique tool in conjunction with any dosage calculation learning product or to refresh your skills for a return to the clinical setting.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781435480292
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
10/06/2008
Series:
Available Titles 321 Calc!Dosage Calculations Online Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
285
Sales rank:
1,285,123
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents


Unit I. MATHEMATICS REVIEW. Roman Numerals, Percents, and Fractions. Conversions. Unit II. ORAL DOSAGE CALCULATIONS--TABLETS AND CAPSULES. Unit III. Oral Dosage Calculations--Liquid Preparations. Unit IV. PARENTERAL MEDICATIONS--SUBCUTANEOUS, INTRAMUSCULAR, AND INTRAVENOUS BOLUS. Unit V. CALCULATING DOSAGES USING POWDER OR CRYSTALLINE-FORM DRUGS REQUIRING Reconstitution. Unit VI. CALCULATING INTRAVENOUS INFUSION RATES. Unit VII. CALCULATING INTRAVENOUS INFUSION USING DRIP FACTORS. Unit VIII. CALCULATING PEDIATRIC DOSAGES USING BODY WEIGHT. Unit IX. ADVANCED CALCULATIONS. Unit X. COMPREHENSIVE EXAMINATIONS. Appendix: Answers for Unit I. Answers for Unit II. Answers for Unit III. Answers for Unit IV. Answers for Unit V. Answers for Unit VI. Answers for Unit VII. Answers for Unit VIII. Answers for Unit IX. Answers for Unit X. Bibliography.

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