# Dosage Calculations Made Incredibly Easy! / Edition 2

ISBN-10: 1582551340

ISBN-13: 9781582551340

Pub. Date: 06/28/2001

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

This entertaining guide is now more fun, more up-to-date, and even easier to use — an indispensable resource for nurses who want to take the stress out of dosage calculations. New to this edition are a chapter on dimensional analysis; numerous lighthearted learning aids called "Cheat Sheets"; and "Practice Makes Perfect" — case study questions and answers

## Overview

This entertaining guide is now more fun, more up-to-date, and even easier to use — an indispensable resource for nurses who want to take the stress out of dosage calculations. New to this edition are a chapter on dimensional analysis; numerous lighthearted learning aids called "Cheat Sheets"; and "Practice Makes Perfect" — case study questions and answers that let nurses assess their progress. Contents include math basics; measurement systems; drug orders and administration records; calculating oral, topical, and rectal drug dosages; calculating parenteral injections and I.V. infusions; and calculating pediatric, obstetric, and critical care dosages.

## Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781582551340
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
06/28/2001
Series:
Incredibly Easy! Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 9.18(h) x 0.81(d)

## Related Subjects

 Contributors and consultants iv Foreword v Part I Math basics 1 Fractions 3 2 Decimals and percentages 25 3 Ratios, fractions, proportions, and solving for X 45 4 Dimensional analysis 65 Part II Measurement systems 5 Metric system 77 6 Alternative measurement systems 91 Part III Recording drug administration 7 Drug orders 109 8 Administration records 121 Part IV Oral, topical, and rectal drugs 9 Calculating oral drug dosages 135 10 Calculating topical and rectal drug dosages 163 Part V Parenteral administration 11 Calculating parenteral injections 175 12 Calculating I.V. infusions 205 Part VI Special calculations 13 Calculating pediatric dosages 235 14 Calculating obstetric drug dosages 255 15 Calculating critical care dosages 269 Appendices and index Practice makes perfect 284 Glossary 302 Index 305

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