Practical Problems in Math for Health Occupations / Edition 2

Practical Problems in Math for Health Occupations / Edition 2

by Louise M Simmers
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1401840019

ISBN-13: 9781401840013

Pub. Date: 06/29/2004

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This newly revised book provides a strong foundation in the essential math processes that are employed by health occupations workers in all areas of health care. Exercises are presented in a word problem format with concrete examples of how the math process is used in different health care careers. Problems start with simple examples and progress to complex

Overview

This newly revised book provides a strong foundation in the essential math processes that are employed by health occupations workers in all areas of health care. Exercises are presented in a word problem format with concrete examples of how the math process is used in different health care careers. Problems start with simple examples and progress to complex paradigms that induce readers to tackle difficult situations. In addition to basic applications with whole numbers, fractions, and decimals, information is also featured on common graphs, charts, and gauges that are likely to be encountered in the health care field. This edition includes a large portion of coverage that is devoted to problems involving medications, intravenous solutions, and other emulsions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781401840013
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
06/29/2004
Series:
Applied Mathematics Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Whole Numbers. Common Fractions. Decimal Fractions. Percent, Interest, and Averages. Ratio and Proportion. Metric and Other Measurements. Measurement Instruments. Graphs and Charts. Accounting and Business. Math for Medications. Introduction to Health Occupations.

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