Henke's Med-Math

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Overview

Now fully adapted to reflect Canadian drug information, measurement, legislation, and standards, Henke's Med Math, First Canadian Edition is an excellent choice for giving students an in-depth understanding of dosage calculation and principles of drug administration. It presents step-by-step approaches to solving problems and includes dosage problems that simulate actual clinical experience. Each chapter includes numerous examples, self-tests, and proficiency tests. Multiple dosage calculation methodologies—formula, ratio, proportion, and dimensional analysis—are taught, allowing students to adopt their preferred method. In addition, calculations are included for intravenous pediatric, PCA, and critical care medications.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780781799867
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 11/1/2009
  • Edition description: First, Canadian Edition
  • Pages: 512
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents


  • Chapter 1: Arithmetic Needed for Dosage
  • Chapter 2: Interpreting the Language of Prescriptions
  • Chapter 3: Metric Systems of Measurement
  • Chapter 4: Drug Labels and Packaging
  • Chapter 5: Drug Preparations and Equipment to Measure Doses
  • Chapter 6: Calculation of Oral Medications: Solids and Liquids
  • Chapter 7: Liquids for Injection
  • Chapter 8: Calculation of Basic IV Drip Rates
  • Chapter 9: Special Types of Intravenous Calculations
  • Chapter 10: Dosage Problems for Infants and Children
  • Chapter 11: Dimensional Analysis
  • Chapter 12: Information Basic to Administering Drugs
  • Chapter 13: Administration Procedures
  • Appendix A: Proficiency Test Answers
  • Appendix B: Putting It Together Answers
  • Glossary
  • Index
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