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Calculate With Confidence - With CD

Calculate With Confidence - With CD - 4th edition

ISBN13: 978-0323029285

Cover of Calculate With Confidence - With CD 4TH 06 (ISBN 978-0323029285)
ISBN13: 978-0323029285
ISBN10: 0323029280
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 06
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.
Published: 2006
International: No

List price: $64.95

Calculate With Confidence - With CD - 4TH 06 edition

ISBN13: 978-0323029285

Deborah Gray Morris

ISBN13: 978-0323029285
ISBN10: 0323029280
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 06
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.

Published: 2006
International: No
Summary

Calculate with Confidence provides a clear consistent format with a step-by-step approach to the calculation and administration of drug dosages. It covers the ratio and proportion, formula, and dimensional analysis methods. This popular text focuses on enhancing the learning experience of students at all curricular levels by making content clinically applicable. Concepts relating to critical thinking, logical thinking, and nursing process are presented throughout. New practice problems have been added throughout this edition and rationales for the answers continue to be provided giving the students a better understanding of principles related to drug dosages. This fourth edition addresses the increasing responsibility of nurses in medication and administration; it emphasizes the priority for client care, and presents material that reflects the current scope of the nursing practice.

Table of Contents

Unit One: Math Review Pretest

Chapter 1. Roman Numeral
Chapter 2. Fractions
Chapter 3. Decimals
Chapter 4. Ratio and Proportion
Chapter 5. Percentages Posttest

Unit Two: Systems of Measurement

Chapter 6. Metric System
Chapter 7. Apothecaries and Household Systems
Chapter 8. Converting within and Between Systems
Chapter 9. Additional Conversions Useful in the Healthcare Setting

Unit Three: Methods of Administration and Calculation

Chapter 10. Medication Administration
Chapter 11. Understanding Medication Orders
Chapter 12. Medication Administration Records
Chapter 13. Reading Medication Labels
Chapter 14. Dosage Calculation Using Ratio and Proportion
Chapter 15. Dosage Calculation Using the Formula Method
Chapter 16. Dosage Calculation Using Dimensional Analysis

Unit Four: Oral and Parenteral Dose Forms, Insulin, and Pediatric Dose Calculations

Chapter 17. Calculation of Oral Medications
Chapter 18. Parenteral Medications
Chapter 19. Reconstitution of Solutions
Chapter 20. Insulin
Chapter 21. Pediatric and Adult Dosage Calculation Based on Weight

Unit Five: IV, Heparin, and Critical Care Calculations

Chapter 22. IV Calculations, Solutions, and Equipment
Chapter 23. Heparin Calculations
Chapter 24. Critical Care Calculations

Comprehensive Post-Test Answer Key

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