Radcliff and Ogden's Calculation of Drug Dosages: An Interactive Workbook / Edition 5

Radcliff and Ogden's Calculation of Drug Dosages: An Interactive Workbook / Edition 5

by Sheila J. Ogden, Sheila J. Cgden
     
 

ISBN-10: 0815170025

ISBN-13: 9780815170020

Pub. Date: 12/28/1994

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

The fifth edition of this popular workbook provides an excellent reference and self-study guide to help students and beginning practicing nurses master the critical skills required to competently and confidently calculate drug dosages. This interactive workbook features an extensive review of mathematics, and presents the two most common methods of calculation -…  See more details below

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The fifth edition of this popular workbook provides an excellent reference and self-study guide to help students and beginning practicing nurses master the critical skills required to competently and confidently calculate drug dosages. This interactive workbook features an extensive review of mathematics, and presents the two most common methods of calculation - ratio and proportion, and formula. The book's consistent chapter organization, pretests, and post-tests, make it ideal for classroom use or for self-directed, independent study.

Updated to reflect current practice, this new edition features:

  • An extensive math review to evaluate and improve basic skills
  • More than two thousand exercises and problems, many of which include a short case scenario to simulate practice and bring the material to life
  • A new full-color design, for greater visual impact and clinical simulation
  • Over 180 actual drug labels, many of which are presented in full color, to add visual appeal and simulate practice
  • Many new full-color illustrations of syringes and other items used in drug administration, to simulate the clinical setting
  • A new chapter, "How to Read Drug Labels," which helps students locate and understand all information on the drug label
  • A new chapter,"Home Care Considerations," which reflects the growing importance of this setting in contemporary health care
  • A new comprehensive post-test, based on clinical scenarios, to help students measure their progress upon completing the book

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815170020
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
12/28/1994
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
471
Product dimensions:
8.44(w) x 10.84(h) x 1.51(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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