Calculating Dosages Safely with Access Code: A Dimensional Analysis Approach / Edition 1 available in Paperback
Make dosage calculations easier to master.
Dosage calculations can be intimidating, but they don’t need to be. Dimensional analysis is an easy, systematic approach that'shows you how to master simple to complex calculations with consistency and accuracy and reduce medication errors with simple safety mechanisms.
Dimensional analysis, which can be used on virtually every dosage calculation problem, eliminates the need to use other methods or perform lengthy, multi-step calculations. It’s a method of problem-solving that organizes data in a manner that is easy to understand and apply.
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|Publisher:||F. A. Davis Company|
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Table of Contents
Arithmetic Skills Assessment
I. Arithmetic Review and Dimensional Analysis
1. Whole Numbers
3. Decimals and Percents
4. Dimensional Analysis
II. Medication Administration
5. Measures and Equivalents
7. Safety Considerations in Medication Administration
8. Prescriptions and Medication Orders
9. Reading Medication Labels and Syringes
10. Reconstituting Parenteral Medications from a Powder
11. Calculations Using Weight and Body Surface Area
12. Intravenous Delivery Systems and Equipment
13. Intravenous Calculations
III. Special Topics
14. Enteral Tube Feedings
15. Insulin Administration
16. Heparin Administration
17. Critical Care Dosage Calculations
18. Lifespan Considerations in Dosage Calculations
B. Roman Numerals
C. Apothecary Measurements
D. The 24-Hour Clock