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Basic Mathematics for the Health-Related Professions

Basic Mathematics for the Health-Related Professions - 00 edition

Basic Mathematics for the Health-Related Professions - 00 edition

ISBN13: 9780721679389

ISBN10: 0721679382

Basic Mathematics for the Health-Related Professions by Lorraine J. Doucette - ISBN 9780721679389
Edition: 00
Copyright: 2000
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Co.
Published: 2000
International: No
Basic Mathematics for the Health-Related Professions by Lorraine J. Doucette - ISBN 9780721679389

ISBN13: 9780721679389

ISBN10: 0721679382

Edition: 00

Summary

This new resource clearly explains how to perform all the mathematics needed by today's health-care professionals*including drug dosage, laboratory, and quality assurance calculations. Each chapter features introductory information and sample calculations readers can use to solve clinical problems.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Sect. 1 Fundamentals of Mathematical Calculations

Practice Tests
Ch. 1. Basic Arithmetic, Rounding Numbers
Ch. 2. Significant Figures and Scientific Notation
Ch. 3. Fractions, Percentages, Ratio, and Proportion
Ch. 4. Systems of Measurement
Ch. 5. Dilutions and Titers
Ch. 6. Calculations Associated with Solutions

Sect. 2 Calculations Associated with Drug Dosages

Ch. 7. Interpreting Medical Orders
Ch. 8. Medication Preparation and Routes of Administration

Sect. 3 Laboratory Calculations

Ch. 9. Clinical Chemistry Laboratory
Ch. 10. Urinalysis Laboratory
Ch. 11. Hematology and Immunohematology Laboratories
Ch. 12. Microbiology Laboratory
Ch. 13. Quality Assurance in the Clinical Laboratory: Basic Statistical Concepts
Ch. 14. Quality Assurance and Quality Control in the Clinical Laboratory