Mathematical Concepts in Clinical Science / Edition 1

Mathematical Concepts in Clinical Science / Edition 1

by Steven Tiger, Robert Solomon, Julienne Kirk
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130115495

ISBN-13: 9780130115492

Pub. Date: 12/28/1999

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This comprehensive resource brings together the essential mathematical concepts applicable to basic clinical science - medicine, nursing, pharmacology, and physiology, in a user-friendly manner that encourages even the math-phobic reader. It serves as a self-study guide on scientific-notation, logarithms, and unit-conversion techniques that

Overview

This comprehensive resource brings together the essential mathematical concepts applicable to basic clinical science - medicine, nursing, pharmacology, and physiology, in a user-friendly manner that encourages even the math-phobic reader. It serves as a self-study guide on scientific-notation, logarithms, and unit-conversion techniques that relates these tools and methods to clinical topics. For anyone interested in a health related career, this book is a must read before applying to a clinical training program.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130115492
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
12/28/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
8.18(w) x 10.87(h) x 0.73(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Six Practical Suggestions.

1. Clinical Metrics.

2. Solutions and Body Fluids.

3. Circulatory Function.

4. Air, Blood and Respiratory Function.

5. Renal Function.

6. Acid-Base Balance.

7. Pharmacokinetics.

8. Energy and Metabolism.

9. Diagnostic Tests.

10. Biostatistics.

Units Named for Scientists.

Appendix: Basic Mathematical Concepts.

Answers to Quiz Questions.

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