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Dosage Calculations / Edition 8

Dosage Calculations / Edition 8

by Gloria D. Pickar
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    ISBN-13: 2901418080470
    Publisher: Cengage Learning
    Publication date: 07/09/2007
    Series: Available Titles 321 Calc!Dosage Calculations Online Series
    Edition description: REV
    Pages: 592
    Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

    About the Author

    Gloria D. Pickar, R.N., Ed.D., is President and Chief Academic Officer of Compass Knowledge Group in Orlando, Florida. She is a former Academic Dean at Seminole State College in Sanford, Florida. She is also the author of nine editions of best-selling DOSAGE CALCULATIONS.

    Table of Contents

    SECTION I MATHEMATICS REVIEW: Diagnostic Evaluation. Chapter 1 Math Review- Arabic Numbers, Roman NumberalsFraction and Decimals. Chapter 2 Math Review-Ratio, Percent, Simple Equations, Ratios and Proportions. Section I: Self-Evaluation, Time and Temperature. SECTION II MEASUREMENT SYSTEMS, DRUG ORDERS, & DRUG LABELS: Chapter 3 Systems of Measurement. Chapter 4 Conversions: Metric, Apothecary and Household Systems. Chapter 5 Conversions for Other Clinical Applications. Chapter 6 Equipment Used in Dosages Measurement. Chapter 7 Interpreting Drug Orders. Chapter 8 Understanding Drug Labels. Section II: Self-Evaluation. SECTION III DRUG DOSAGE CALCULATIONS: Chapter 9 Oral Dosages of Drugs. Chapter 10 Parenteral Dosage of Drugs. Chapter 11 Calculating with Ratio and Proportion. Chapter 12 Pediatric Dosages. Section III: Self-Evaluationt. SECTION IV ADVANCED CALCULATION: Chapter 13 Reconstitution of Non-Injectable Solutions. Chapter 14 Intravenous Solutions, Equipment and Calculations. Chapter 15 Advanced Pediatric Calculations. Chapter 16 Advanced Adult Calculations. Section IV Self-Evaluation. Essential Skills Evaluation Comprehensive Skills Evaluation. Answer Key. Index.

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