Dosage Calculations / Edition 9

Dosage Calculations / Edition 9

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by Gloria D. Pickar, Amy Pickar Abernethy MD
     
 


Best-selling DOSAGE CALCULATIONS, 9th Edition features the three-step approach to basic and advanced Formula Method calculations that nursing and other health care professionals prefer, along with a reader-friendly writing style and handy "work text" format. In addition to easing readers into the math with a thorough review, the book uses a logic-based process to… See more details below

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Best-selling DOSAGE CALCULATIONS, 9th Edition features the three-step approach to basic and advanced Formula Method calculations that nursing and other health care professionals prefer, along with a reader-friendly writing style and handy "work text" format. In addition to easing readers into the math with a thorough review, the book uses a logic-based process to build confidence and limit anxiety. Featuring full-color images of drug labels, critical thinking assessments, extensive clinical examples, and a host of interactive supplements, including an accompanying online tutorial, DOSAGE CALCULATIONS, 9th Edition provides the skills needed to master dosage calculations in any clinical setting!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781439058473
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2012
Series:
Available Titles 321 Calc!Dosage Calculations Online Series
Pages:
720
Sales rank:
96,380
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents


Part I: MATHEMATICS REVIEW. 1. Fractions and Decimals. 2. Ratios, Percents, Simple Equations, and Ratio-Proportion. Part I Self-Evaluation. Mathematics Diagnostic Evaluation. Part II: MEASUREMENT SYSTEMS, DRUG ORDERS, AND DRUG LABELS. 3. Systems of Measurement. 4. Conversions: Metric, Apothecary, and Household Systems. 5. Conversions for Other Clinical Applications: Time and Temperature. 6. Equipment Used in Dosage Measurement. 7. Interpreting Drug Orders. 8. Understanding Drug Labels. 9. Preventing Medication Errors. Part II Self-Evaluation. Part III: DRUG DOSAGE CALCULATIONS. 10. Oral Dosage of Drugs. 11. Parenteral Dosage of Drugs. 12. Reconstitution of Solutions. 13. Alternative Dosage Calculation Methods: Ratio-Proportion and Dimensional Analysis. 14. Pediatric and Adult Dosages Based on Body Weight. Part III Self-Evaluation. Part IV: ADVANCED CALCULATIONS. 15. Intravenous Solutions, Equipment, and Calculations. 16. Body Surface Area and Advanced Pediatric Calculations. 17. Advanced Adult Intravenous Calculations. Section IV Self-Evaluation.

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