Essential Calculations for Veterinary Nurses and Technicians / Edition 2

Essential Calculations for Veterinary Nurses and Technicians / Edition 2

by Terry Lake, Nicola Green
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0702029300

ISBN-13: 9780702029301

Pub. Date: 10/06/2008

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Learn to easily master the types of veterinary nursing calculations you will face on the job with Essential Calculations for Veterinary Nurses and Technicians, 3rd Edition. From basic arithmetic to dilutions and statistics, this useful text covers all aspects of calculations as applied to veterinary nursing. Readers will benefit from the text’s common

Overview

Learn to easily master the types of veterinary nursing calculations you will face on the job with Essential Calculations for Veterinary Nurses and Technicians, 3rd Edition. From basic arithmetic to dilutions and statistics, this useful text covers all aspects of calculations as applied to veterinary nursing. Readers will benefit from the text’s common sense approach to clinical situations, and complete the book knowing how to use calculations to determine dosage rates, anesthetic flow rates, radiography exposure rates, parenteral nutrition, and more. User-friendly features include simple language, detailed explanations, ample examples, and special author guidance so that content is easy to follow and understand. Plus, the text’s abundance of learning features — such as self-assessment questions, clinical hints, and tips — help clarify important concepts and ensure that you have mastered everything you need to make calculations in the day-to-day clinical environment.


• Self-test sections with clinical hints and tips
ensure retention of core concepts.
Mathematical explanations using veterinary terms presents all principles in a manner that directly pertains to the veterinary field.
Comprehensive content covers everything from basic arithmetic to dilutions and statistics so users have everything needed to succeed in calculations for veterinary nursing and technology.
Dimensional analysis bridge method removes the necessity of memorizing formulae and takes advantage of simplifying equations so that calculators are often unnecessary.


• NEW! Reviewed and updated drugs throughout the book
provide dosage calculations that coincide with drugs currently used in the field for the most clinical relevance.
NEW! Additional math problems housed on the Evolve companion website offer substantial additional practice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780702029301
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
10/06/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
525,127
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 7.30(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

1.Calculations Involving Fractions
2.Decimals and Percentages
3.Scientific Notation
4.Ratio and Proportion
5.Dimensional Analysis
6.Clinical Applications of Basic Principles
7.Measurement Systems
8.Oral Medication
9.Parenteral Medication
10.Clinical Problems Using Dosage Calculations
11.Solutions
12.Clinical Problems Using Solutions
13.Intravenous Fluids
14.Constant Rate Infusions
15.Dilutions
16.Clinical Problems Using Dilutions
17.Anaesthesia, Radiology and Nutrition Applications
18.Statistics and Quality Control

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