Drug Calculations for Nurses: A Step by Step Approach

Drug Calculations for Nurses: A Step by Step Approach

ISBN-10:
0340604794
ISBN-13:
9780340604793
Pub. Date:
12/27/1995
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis

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Drug Calculations for Nurses: A Step by Step Approach

This handy, introductory guide will enable nurses to perform drug calculations both confidently and competently, without putting the patient at risk. The text covers all the everyday calculations encountered by nurses on the wards, including units and equivalents, dosage calculations, percentages and concentrations, as well as moles, millimoles and I.V. calculations. The inclusion of worked examples, detailed explanations and graded exercises promote easy learning and makes this a very practical book to use.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780340604793
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/27/1995
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 5.12(w) x 7.87(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Pre-Test
Basics
Units and equivalents
Dosage calculations
Percentages and percentage concentration
Preparation of solutions
Moles and millimoles
Infusion rate calculations
Revision test
Appendices.

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