Dosage Calculations for Veterinary Nurses & Technicians / Edition 1

Dosage Calculations for Veterinary Nurses & Technicians / Edition 1

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Elsevier Health Sciences

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Dosage Calculations for Veterinary Nurses & Technicians / Edition 1

This reader-friendly guide helps veterinary nurses and technicians use calculations to determine dosage rates, anesthetic flow rates, radiography exposure rates, parenteral nutrition, and more. Self-assessment questions, examples, logos, clinical hints and tips clarify important concepts and ensure that readers master everything they need to know about calculations in their day-to-day clinical environment.

• Content covers everything readers need to know about veterinary nursing calculations in a user-friendly format.
• All aspects of mathematics that apply to veterinary nursing and technology are clearly explained.
• Extensive illustrations clarify important points and help readers understand the material.
• Self-test sections, plus clinical hints and tips, ensure retention of core facts.
• Guidance on avoiding potential pitfalls and common errors is provided.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780750656740
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 03/29/2004
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 116
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Forewords by Joy Howell & Margi Sirois


1. Calculations involving fractions

2. Decimals & percentages

3. Scientific notation

4. Ratio & proportion

5. Dimensional analysis

6. Clinical applications of basic principles

7. Measurement systems

8. Oral medication

9. Parenteral medication

10. Clinical problems using dosage calculations

11. Solutions

12. Clinical problems using solutions

13. Intravenous fluids

14. Constant rate infusions

15. Dilutions

16. Clinical problems using dilutions

17. Anaesthesia & nutrition applications

18. Statistics & quality control

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