Math and Meds for the Nurse / Edition 1

Math and Meds for the Nurse / Edition 1

by Dolores Saxton, Norma Ercolano O'Neill
     
 

Using a programmed ratio proportion approach, this new book provides essential aides in learning and reviewing basic math and calculations of drugs and solutions. Its five units include: mathematics review, measuring systems and abbreviations, oral and parenteral medications, intravenous medications and fluids, and applications and review. It includes drug… See more details below

Overview

Using a programmed ratio proportion approach, this new book provides essential aides in learning and reviewing basic math and calculations of drugs and solutions. Its five units include: mathematics review, measuring systems and abbreviations, oral and parenteral medications, intravenous medications and fluids, and applications and review. It includes drug labels and hundreds of problems to enhance student learning as well as interactive CD-ROM.
(administration, calculations, medication, roman numerals, fractions, decimals, percents, systems of measurement, household, apothecary, metric, conversion, oral, parenteral, intravenous, pediatric)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780827373310
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
03/28/1998
Series:
Student Material TV
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
8.51(w) x 10.78(h) x 0.65(d)

Table of Contents

MATHEMATICS REVIEW: Pretests in the Mathematics Used for Dosage Computation. Basic Mathematics: Review for Dosage Computation. Post-tests in the Mathematics Used for Dosage Computation. MEASURING SYSTEMS AND ABBREVATIONS: Systems of Measurement. Abbrevations Used in Administering Drugs and Solutions. ORAL AND PARENTERNAL MEDICATIONS: Administering Medications and Interpreting Drug Labels. Computing Oral Medications Using the Ratio and Proportion Method. Computing Oral and Parenternal Medications Using the Formula Method. Computing Dosage for Infants and Children. INTRAVENOUS MEDICATIONS AND FLUIDS: Computing Intravenous Flow Rates. Computing Intravenous Medications for Special Needs. APPLICATION AND REVIEW: Medication Orders and Medication Records Applied to Clinical Situations. Post-test in Computing Drugs and Solutions.

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