Math for Nurses: A Pocket Guide to Dosage Calculation and Drug Preparation / Edition 7

Math for Nurses: A Pocket Guide to Dosage Calculation and Drug Preparation / Edition 7

by Mary Jo Boyer
ISBN-10:
0781763355
ISBN-13:
9780781763356
Pub. Date:
10/01/2008
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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Overview

Math for Nurses: A Pocket Guide to Dosage Calculation and Drug Preparation / Edition 7

Discover a world of nursing knowledge that fits in your pocket. Now in its 6th edition, this bestselling reference is the perfect learning tool. The guide contains some of the most vital information you'll need as a healthcare professional including easy access to information on pre-assessment testing, coverage of intravenous drug calculations, appendix, and inside-cover displays of frequently used formulas.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780781763356
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 10/01/2008
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 4.20(w) x 7.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

UNIT 1 Basic Mathematics Review and Refresher

Chapter 1 Preassessment Test: Mathematics Skills Review 
Chapter 2 Fractions
Chapter 3 Decimals
Chapter 4 Percents, Ratio, and Proportion 
 
UNIT 2 Measurement Systems
 
Chapter 5 The Metric, Household, and Apothecary Systems of Measurement
Chapter 6 Approximate Equivalents and System Conversions
 
UNIT 3 Dosage Calculations 
 
Chapter 7 Medication Labels
Chapter 8 Oral Dosage Calculations
Chapter 9 Parenteral Dosage Calculations 
Chapter 10 Intravenous Therapy
Chapter 11 Intravenous Therapies: Critical Care Applications
Chapter 12 Insulin
Chapter 13 Heparin Preparation and Dosage Calculations: Subcutaneous and Intravenous
Chapter 14 Pediatric Dosage Calculations and Intravenous Therapy
Chapter 15 Solutions and Drug Reconstitution
 
Answers
 
Appendices
A. Roman Numerals
B. Rounding Off Decimals
C. Abbreviations for Drug Preparation and Administration
D. Intradermal Injections
E. Subcutaneous Injections
F. Intramuscular Injections
G. Z-Track Injections
H. Pediatric Intramuscular Injections
I. Nursing Concerns for Pediatric Drug Administration
J. Nursing Considerations for Critical Care Drug Administration
K. Nursing Concerns for Geriatric Drug Administration
L. Needleless Intravenous System
M. Temperature Conversions: Fahrenheit and Celsius Scales
 
Index

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