ISBN-10:
0781762642
ISBN-13:
9780781762649
Pub. Date:
10/28/2005
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Henke's Med-Math: Dosage Calculation, Preparation and Administration / Edition 5

Henke's Med-Math: Dosage Calculation, Preparation and Administration / Edition 5

by Susan Buchholz, Grace Henke

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ISBN-13: 9780781762649
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 10/28/2005
Edition description: Fifth Edition
Pages: 496
Product dimensions: 8.36(w) x 10.78(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

  1. Arithmetic Needed for Dosage 1
  2. Interpreting the Language of Prescriptions 27
  3. Drug Labels and Packaging 47
  4. Dosage Measurement systems 66
  5. Drug Preparations and Equipment to Measure Doses 85
  6. Calculation of Oral Medications- Solids and Liquids 101
  7. Liquids for Injection 129
  8. Injections from Powders 169
  9. Calculation of Basic IV Drip Rates 191
  10. Special Types of Intravenous Calculations 217
  11. Dosage Problems for Infants and Children 242
  12. Information Basic to Administering Drugs 268
  13. Administration Procedures 288

Appendix A. Dimensional Analysis 322

Appendix B. Proficiency Test Answers 326

Glossary 361

Index 367

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