Programmed Mathematics of Drugs and Solutions / Edition 6

Programmed Mathematics of Drugs and Solutions / Edition 6

by Virginia Poole Arcangelo
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781718759

ISBN-13: 9780781718752

Pub. Date: 10/28/1999

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Ideal as both a self-paced introductory program to the mathematics of drug dosages and as a quick refresher, this superb review systematically reinforces readers' understanding of basic arithmetic and its application to pharmacologic dosing. Real-world dosage calculation problems give readers the opportunity to apply what they've learned and check the accuracy of

Overview

Ideal as both a self-paced introductory program to the mathematics of drug dosages and as a quick refresher, this superb review systematically reinforces readers' understanding of basic arithmetic and its application to pharmacologic dosing. Real-world dosage calculation problems give readers the opportunity to apply what they've learned and check the accuracy of their responses.

A pretest, numerous practice problems, and a comprehensive exam help assess strengths, pace learning, and identify areas in need of further study. Addresses dosage calculation for oral, intravenous, and intramuscular routes of administration and offers tips to avoid potential dosing errors.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781718752
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
10/28/1999
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
187
Product dimensions:
9.25(w) x 6.13(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

PreTest Knowledge Self-Assessment 
 
  1 Review of Arithmetic
  2 Using the Metric System
  3 Using Household Measurements
  4 Mastering Equivalents
  5 Reading Drug Labels
  6 Calculating Oral Medication Dosage
  7 Selecting a Syringe for Parenteral Injections
  8 Calculating Injectable Liquid Dosage
  9 Administering Drugs Measured in Units
10 Preparing Drugs Packaged as Powders and Tablets
11 Mixing Parenteral Medications
12 Preparing Solutions
13 Administering Intravenous Medications
14 Medications for Infants and Children
 
PostTest Comprehensive Self-Examination 

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