Stressed Out About Drug Math: An Insider's Guide to Success / Edition 2

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Overview

Let's face it, lots of us struggle with drug math. This book tackles drug dosages and calculation like you've never seen it before. You will find a friendly approach, use of examples that walk you through problems, and practice exercises to help you master drug math once and for all. Stressed Out About Drug Math, Second Edition guides you through drug preparation and administration, easy conversions, and dosage calculations and equations. This easy-to-read resource includes a math review as well as advanced skills for measuring and administrating medicines and intravenous solutions. Helpful icons guide you and highlight all the important parts, including: • a basic math review including working with decimals and fractions • setting up equations and finding your method to solve medication problems • measuring systems, conversions, and drug administration (IVs, liquids, tablets, suppositories, injectables, and more) • solutions, dilutions, complex IV drug orders, and other advanced topics You'll find tips and expert advice to help protect you and your patients. This valuable resource is a must-have for student nurses and clinicians.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781578399147
  • Publisher: HcPro
  • Publication date: 10/1/2006
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 155
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Denise Annette Tucker, RN, DSN, CCRN, currently holds the position of Associate in Nursing at the Florida State University School of Nursing, Tallahassee, FL. She is a qualitative researcher who earned her Doctor of Science in Nursing (DSN) from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Her main research interests lie in end-of-life issues, critical care, ethics, and nursing informatics. Her teaching subjects include adult health, pharmacology in nursing, nursing ethics, research, computers in nursing, fundamentals in nursing, and drug math. Her published works include journal articles on nursing informatics and telehealth, chest pain, DNR, and nursing care plans.
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