Math for Health Care Professionals / Edition 1

Math for Health Care Professionals / Edition 1

by Michael Kennamer
     
 

ISBN-10: 1401858031

ISBN-13: 9781401858032

Pub. Date: 08/16/2004

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Requiring no prior knowledge of mathematics or health care, MATH FOR HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS, 2E is a comprehensive, foundational resource that is equally effective in the classroom or for self-study. It emphasizes the fundamentals of mathematics while giving you plenty of experience applying that to real-world practice. Actual health professionals also share…  See more details below

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Requiring no prior knowledge of mathematics or health care, MATH FOR HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS, 2E is a comprehensive, foundational resource that is equally effective in the classroom or for self-study. It emphasizes the fundamentals of mathematics while giving you plenty of experience applying that to real-world practice. Actual health professionals also share how they use math in their careers. Exercises using drug dosages, intake and output, weights and measures, temperatures, IV drip rates, , illustrations of syringes, prescriptions, medication labels, IV bags, and I and O charts give you hands-on practice with real-life health care skills requiring mathematics. A student workbook and MindTap digital learning solution are also available. The Second Edition includes all-new chapters devoted to pre-algebra and geometry as well as statistics. It also offers new coverage of body mass index, 24-hour time, calculating the volume of containers of various shapes, and more.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781401858032
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
08/16/2004
Series:
Math and Writing for Health Science Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.60(d)

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Table of Contents


Unit 1: INTRODUCTION. 1. Math as a Health care Function. Unit 2: BASIC PRINCIPLES. 2. Numerical Systems. 3. Measurement Systems. 4. Whole Number Review. 5. Decimals. 6. Fractions. 7. Ratio and Proportions. 8. Percentages. 9. Conversions. 10. Essentials of Pre-Algebra and Geometry. Unit 3: APPLICATIONS. 11. Medication Dosage Calculations. 12. Weights, Measures and Time. 13. Measuring Intake and Output. 14. Application of Statistical Principles in Health care. Unit 4: ADDITIONAL LEARNING RESOURCES. Appendix A: Resources. Appendix B: Abbreviations. Appendix C: Equivalents. Appendix D: Glossary. Appendix E: Final Summative Evaluation. Answers to Selected Questions. Index.

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