Math for Meds 8E / Edition 8by Anna M Curren, Laurie D. Munday
Pub. Date: 01/01/2000
Publisher: Cengage Learning
he exciting new 8th edition of this leading calculations text has been beautifully updated by its original authors, and is guaranteed to instruct the beginning learner and graduate returnee alike in refresher math, systems of drug measure and clinical calculations. The content continues to reflect its "most adopted" format of clearly stated competency outcomes and
he exciting new 8th edition of this leading calculations text has been beautifully updated by its original authors, and is guaranteed to instruct the beginning learner and graduate returnee alike in refresher math, systems of drug measure and clinical calculations. The content continues to reflect its "most adopted" format of clearly stated competency outcomes and objectives, its simple to complex instructional approach, and captivating instructional design. Completely up to date content, photos, and problems have been added throughout the text, particularly in the pediatric and IV medications sections. Math for Meds reflects on every page an unmatched clinical reality. Actual drug labels, hypodermic syringe calibrations and realistic medication orders are combined to make all examples and tests uniquely "real." Transfer of calculation skills to clinical practice becomes totally nonthreatening as a result of this trend-setting instructional approach. Math for Meds is an invaluable text that students will use at all curricular levels and retain in their professional libraries for lifetime reference. Now in its 27th straight year as the unparalleled leader in its field, Math for Meds continues to set the standards of clinical calculations as they are taught nationwide.
Table of Contents
Section One: Refresher Math. 1. Relative Value, Addition and Subtraction of Decimals 2. Multiplication and Division of Decimals 3. Solving Common Fraction Equations. Section Two: Introduction to Drug Measures. 4. Metric, International (SI) System 5. Additional Drug Measures: Unit, Percentage, Milliequivalent, Ratio, Apothecary, Household. Section Three: Reading Medication Labels and Syringe Calibrations. 6. Reading Oral Medication Labels. 7. Hypodermic Syringe Measurements. 8. Reading Parenteral Medication Labels. 9. Reconstitution of Powdered Drugs. 10. Measuring Insulin Dosages. Section Four: Dosage Calculations. 11. Dosage Calculation Using Ration and Proportion. 12. Formula Method. Section Five: Medication Administration Systems. 13. Medication Administration Systems. 14. Medication Card Administration. Section Six: Dosage Determination from Body Weight and Body Surface Area. 15. Adult & Pediatric Dosages Based on Body Weight. 16. Adult & Pediatric Dosages Based on Body Surface Area. Section Seven: Intravenous Calculations. 17. Introduction to IV Therapy. 18. IV Flow Rate Calculation. 19. Calculating IV Infusion and Completion Times. 20. IV Medication and Titration Calculations. 21. Heparin Infusion Calculations. Section Eight: Pediatric Medication Calculations. 22. Pediatric Oral and Parenteral Medications. 23. Pediatric IV Medications.
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