Quick & Easy Dosage Calculations: Using Dimensional Analysis / Edition 1

Quick & Easy Dosage Calculations: Using Dimensional Analysis / Edition 1

by Christina Wu Nasrawi, Judith A. Allender, Judith Ann Allender, Judith Ann Allender
     
 

ISBN-10: 0721671330

ISBN-13: 9780721671338

Pub. Date: 02/12/1999

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This text applies dimensional analysis to dosage calculations, allowing students and professionals to calculate dosage, intravenous drip rates, patient's daily fluid intakes/requirements and more without having to memorize formulas. Content includes a step-by-step, "how-to" approach, introducing the dimensional analysis method before students begin using it and

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This text applies dimensional analysis to dosage calculations, allowing students and professionals to calculate dosage, intravenous drip rates, patient's daily fluid intakes/requirements and more without having to memorize formulas. Content includes a step-by-step, "how-to" approach, introducing the dimensional analysis method before students begin using it and building on previous chapters' information. Provides numerous examples of dosage calculations using dimensional analysis with commonly prescribed medications as well as actual drug labels. Prevention methods for the common pitfalls associated with dimensional analysis are also presented.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721671338
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
02/12/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
339
Product dimensions:
7.76(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

BASIC MEDICATION CALCULATIONS USING DIMENSIONAL ANALYSIS · Review of Mathematics and Calculations Used in Dimensional Analysis · Safety Principles and Practices with Medication Administration · Understanding Dimensional Analysis · Fundamental Use of Dimensional Analysis · Intradermal, Subcutaneous, Intramuscular Medication Calculations · Intravenous Medication Calculations · SPECIAL GROUPS IN SPECIAL SETTINGS: MEDICATION CALCULATIONS USING DIMENSIONAL ANALYSIS · Pediatric Populations · Obstetric Populations · Psychiatric Populations · Elderly Populations · Community Health Populations · Populaitons Needing Special Therapies · Comprehensive Problem Set Examination

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