Math Skills for Allied Health Careers / Edition 1

Math Skills for Allied Health Careers / Edition 1

by Daniel L. Timmons, Catherine W. Johnson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0131713485

ISBN-13: 9780131713482

Pub. Date: 03/14/2007

Publisher: Pearson

Basic Mathematical Skills for Allied Health Careers provides readers with a solid mathematical foundation because it presents clear explanations of the mathematical concepts required of health care workers. It contains over 1500 problems ranging in level and difficulty, and applies material directly to a variety of allied health careers.

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Basic Mathematical Skills for Allied Health Careers provides readers with a solid mathematical foundation because it presents clear explanations of the mathematical concepts required of health care workers. It contains over 1500 problems ranging in level and difficulty, and applies material directly to a variety of allied health careers. Detailed examples are worked through step-by-step and concepts are presented in a non-threatening, yet sophisticated, manner. Unique to this book, it covers a broader range of allied health topics, discusses calculators and manual calculation techniques, and presents multiple methods for determining dosages.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131713482
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
03/14/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
473,779
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1. Basic Arithmetic Computations in Health Applications

2. A Review of Algebra

3. Systems of Measurement

4. Medication Labels, Prescriptions, and Syringe Calculations

5. Modeling Health Applications

6. Calculations for Basic IV Therapy

7. The Basics of Statistics

8. Logarithms, Ionic Solutions, and pH

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