Dosage Calculations / Edition 8

Dosage Calculations / Edition 8

by Gloria D. Pickar, Amy Pickar-Abernethy, Amy Pickar Abernethy
     
 

ISBN-10: 1418080470

ISBN-13: 9781418080471

Pub. Date: 07/09/2007

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Master dosage calculations with the best-selling book! This market-leader from Gloria Pickar includes a comprehensive math review, full-color drug labels, and critical thinking assessments. Basic and advanced calculations are thoroughly covered, including intravenous and those specific to the pediatric patient.  See more details below

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Master dosage calculations with the best-selling book! This market-leader from Gloria Pickar includes a comprehensive math review, full-color drug labels, and critical thinking assessments. Basic and advanced calculations are thoroughly covered, including intravenous and those specific to the pediatric patient.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781418080471
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
07/09/2007
Series:
Available Titles 321 Calc!Dosage Calculations Online Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
592
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 11.70(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents


Section 1: Mathematics Review 1. Fractions and Decimals 2. Ratios, Percents, Simple Equations, and Ratio-Proportion Section 2: 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 Section 3: Drug Dosage Calculations 10. Oral Dosage of Drugs 11. Parenteral Dosage of Drugs 12. Reconstitution of Solutions 13. Using Other Methods to Calculate Dosages 14. Pediatric and Adult Dosages Based on Body Weight Advanced Calculations 15. Intravenous Solutions, Equipment, and Calculations 16. Body Surface Area and Advanced Pediatric Calculations 17. Advanced Adult Intravenous Calculations

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