Math and Dosage Calculations for Medical Careers with Student CD-ROM / Edition 2

Math and Dosage Calculations for Medical Careers with Student CD-ROM / Edition 2

by Kathryn A. Booth, James Whaley
     
 

ISBN-10: 0073022624

ISBN-13: 9780073022628

Pub. Date: 07/22/2005

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

Math and Dosage Calculations for Medical Careers teaches the skills and techniques medical assistants,

nurses, pharmacy technicians, and paramedics need to calculate the amount of medication they should administer to patients. Students learn to calculate dosages based on ratio proportions, fraction proportions, the formula method, and dimensional analysis.

Overview

Math and Dosage Calculations for Medical Careers teaches the skills and techniques medical assistants,

nurses, pharmacy technicians, and paramedics need to calculate the amount of medication they should administer to patients. Students learn to calculate dosages based on ratio proportions, fraction proportions, the formula method, and dimensional analysis.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073022628
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
07/22/2005
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
518
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1 Fractions and Decimals

2 Percents, Ratios, and Proportions

3 Systems of Weights and Measures

4 Equipment for Dosage Measurement

5 Drug Orders

6 Drug Labels and Package Inserts

7 Methods of Dosage Calculations

8 Oral Dosages

9 Parenteral Dosages

10 Intravenous Dosages

11 Calculations for Special Populations

12 Specialized Calculations

Appendices

A. Comprehensive Evaluation

B. Answer Key

Glossary

Credits

Index

Reference Cards

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