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Elsevier Health Sciences
Math Calculations for Pharmacy Technicians: A Worktext / Edition 3

Math Calculations for Pharmacy Technicians: A Worktext / Edition 3

by Elaine Beale RPh
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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780323430883
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 02/13/2018
Pages: 584
Sales rank: 505,258
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Section I: Introduction and Basic Math Skills
1. Assessment of Mathematical Skills Needed in Health Occupations
2. Review of Basic Mathematical Skills
Section II: Measurements Used in Health Care and Conversions between Measurement Systems
3. Conversion of Clinical Measurements of Numbers, Time and Temperature
4. Comparisons of Measurement Systems
5. Conversions between Measurement Systems
Section III: Medication and Prescription Orders and Their Calculations
6. Interpretation of Medication Labels and Orders
7. Calculation of Solid Oral Doses and Dosages
8. Calculate Doses of Liquid Oral and Parenteral Medications
9. Reconstitution of Powders or Crystals into Liquid Medications
Section IV: Special Medication Calculations
10. Calculation of Medications for Special Populations Based on Body Weight and Patient Age
11. Calculation of Medications Measured in Units, Milliequivalents and Percents of Concentration
12. Calculation of Medications for Intravenous Uses (with TPN & chemotherapy coverage)
13. Calculation of Mixtures from Stock Medications
14. Interpreting Physician’s Orders for Dosages
Section V: Business Math
15. Business Math for Pharmacy Technicians
Answer Key (every third problem only)

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