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Edition: 8TH 07

Copyright: 2007

Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.

Published: 2007

International: No

Edition: 8TH 07

Copyright: 2007

Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.

Published: 2007

International: No

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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.

**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

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

Publisher Info

Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.

Published: 2007

International: No

Published: 2007

International: No

**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