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 &
quot;worktext" format builds on concepts as you go and reinforces what you learn with over 2,000 practice problems in the book.
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. ...show less
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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