Dosage Calculations : A Simplified Approach / Edition 3

Dosage Calculations : A Simplified Approach / Edition 3

by Billie Ann Wilson, Margaret T. Shannon
     
 

ISBN-10: 083859297X

ISBN-13: 9780838592977

Pub. Date: 12/06/1996

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference

This book is the most logical step-by-step guide to mastering dosage calculation equations and terminology available today. The reference covers everything from drug label identification and common errors to the b asic principles of complex drug calculations. Nurses, nursing students, nurse practitioners.

Overview

This book is the most logical step-by-step guide to mastering dosage calculation equations and terminology available today. The reference covers everything from drug label identification and common errors to the b asic principles of complex drug calculations. Nurses, nursing students, nurse practitioners.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780838592977
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
12/06/1996
Edition description:
3rd Edition
Pages:
219
Product dimensions:
8.32(w) x 10.72(h) x 0.34(d)

Table of Contents

1. Prerequisite Arithmetic Skills.
2. The Dimensional Analysis Method of Problem Solving.
3. The Three Systems of Measurement.
4. Nurse's Role in Drug Administration.
5. Nonparental Medications.
6. Parental Medications.
7. Pediatric Medications Based on Body Weight.
8. Intravenous Fluids.
9. Intravenous Medications.
10. Pediatric Intravenous Antibiotics.
11. IV Medications Based on Body Weight.
12. Medications Based on Body Surface Area.
Appendix A: Common Abbreviations and Symbols Related to Medication Administration.
Appendix B: Calculations and Percent Solutions.
Appendix C: Temperature Conversions.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >