Math for Meds 8E / Edition 8

Math for Meds 8E / Edition 8

by Anna M Curren, Laurie D. Munday
     
 

ISBN-10: 0918082099

ISBN-13: 9780918082091

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

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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.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780918082091
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2000
Series:
Mathematics Series
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
308
Product dimensions:
8.36(w) x 11.02(h) x 0.49(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Relative value, addition and subtraction of decimals2
Ch. 2Multiplication and division of decimals11
Ch. 3Solving common fraction equations22
Ch. 4Metric, international (SI) system36
Ch. 5Additional drug measures : unit, percentage, milliquivalent, ratio, apothecary, household46
Ch. 6Reading oral medication labels56
Ch. 7Hypodermic syringe measurement76
Ch. 8Reading parenteral medication labels93
Ch. 9Reconstitution of powdered drugs111
Ch. 10Measuring insulin dosages125
Ch. 11Dosage calculation using ratio and proportion140
Ch. 12Formula method171
Ch. 13Adult and pediatric dosages based on body weight180
Ch. 14Adult and pediatric dosages based on body surface area195
Ch. 15Introduction to IV therapy206
Ch. 16IV flow rate calculation220
Ch. 17Calculating IV infusion and completion times237
Ch. 18IV medication and titration calculations257
Ch. 19Heparin infusion calculations275
Ch. 20Pediatric oral and parenteral medications288
Ch. 21Pediatric intravenous medications295
App. AMedication administration records309

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