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Calculation of Drug Dosages : Worktext - With CD

Calculation of Drug Dosages : Worktext - With CD - 8th edition

ISBN13: 978-0323045889

Cover of Calculation of Drug Dosages : Worktext - With CD 8TH 07 (ISBN 978-0323045889)
ISBN13: 978-0323045889
ISBN10: 032304588X
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 8TH 07
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.
Published: 2007
International: No

List price: $65.95

Calculation of Drug Dosages : Worktext - With CD - 8TH 07 edition

ISBN13: 978-0323045889

Sheila J. Ogden

ISBN13: 978-0323045889
ISBN10: 032304588X
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 8TH 07
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.

Published: 2007
International: No
Summary

Gain the practical skills you need to competently and confidently calculate drug dosages, even if you dislike math. All it takes is practice and Calculation of Drug Dosages, 8th Edition gives you the most practice of any drug calculation book available! First, it provides an extensive review of essential math concepts before introducing and clearly explaining the ratio and proportion, formula, and dimensional analysis methods of drug calculation. The book's popular "worktext" format builds on concepts as you go and reinforces what you learn with over 2,000 practice problems in the book.

Table of Contents

Part I. Review of Mathematics

Mathematics Pre-test
1. Fractions
2. Decimals
3. Percents
4. Ratios
5. Proportions
Mathematics Post-test

Part II. Units and Measurements for the Calculation of Drug Dosages

6. Metric and Household Measurements
7. Apothecaries' and Household Measurements
8. Equivalents Between Apothecaries' and Metric Measurements

Part III. Calculation of Drug Dosages

9. Interpretation of the Physician's Orders
10. How to Read Drug Labels
11. Dimensional Analysis and the Calculation of Drug Dosages
12. Oral Dosages
13. Parenteral Dosages
14. Dosages Measured in Units
15. Intravenous Flow Rates
16. Critical Care IV Flow Rates
17. Pediatric Dosages

Part IV. Drug Administration Considerations

18. Automated Medication Dispensing Systems
19. Special Considerations for the Elderly in the Administration of Medications
20. Home Care Considerations in the Administration of Medications

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