Summary: This straightforward approach to dimensional analysis incorporates the simple to complex strategy while focusing on understanding how to problem solve. The Third Edition includes more practice problems, more case studies, and new features: Preventing Medication Errors and Solving Pediatric Problems. Pedagogy includes numerous exercises and actual drug labels throughout, as well as tear-out tests at the end of each chapter for faculty evaluation. A free CD-ROM contain
ing more than 100 extra calculation problems is included with this edition. The ancillary package includes an Instructor's Resource CD-ROM.
Summary: This straightforward approach to dimensional analysis incorporates the simple to complex strategy while focusing on understanding how to problem solve. The Third Edition includes more practice problems, more case studies, and new features: Preventing Medication Errors and Solving Pediatric Problems. Pedagogy includes numerous exercises and actual drug labels throughout, as well as tear-out tests at the end of each chapter for faculty evaluation. A free CD-ROM containing more than 100 extra calculation problems is included with this edition. The ancillary package includes an Instructor's Resource CD-ROM. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:5TH 12 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Lippincott-Raven Publishers Published: 02/14/2011 International: No
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Section 1 Clinical Calculations 1 Chapter 1 Arithmetic Review 3 Arabic Numbers and Roman Numerals 4 Exercise 1.1 Arabic Numbers and Roman Numerals 5 Fractions 7 Multiplying Fractions 8 Exercise 1.2 Multiplying Fractions 8 Dividing Fractions 9 Exercise 1.3 Dividing Fractions 10 Decimals 11 Rounding Decimals 11 Exercise 1.4 Rounding Decimals 12 Multiplying Decimals 12 Exercise 1.5 Multiplying Decimals 12 Dividing Decimals 13 Exercise 1.6 Dividing Decimals 14 Converting Fractions to Decimals 14 Exercise 1.7 Converting Fractions to Decimals 15 Practice Problems 16 Post-Test 19 Answer Key 21 Chapter 2 Systems of Measurement and Common Equivalents 29 Systems of Measurement 30 The Metric System 30 The Apothecary System 31 The Household System 32 Temperature 33 Common Equivalents 34 Practice Problems 34 Post-Test 37 Answer Key 39 Chapter 3 Solving Problems Using Dimensional Analysis 41 Terms Used in Dimensional Analysis 42 The Five Steps of Dimensional Analysis 42 Exercise 3.1 Dimensional Analysis 46 Practice Problems 49 Post-Test 51 Answer Key 53 Chapter 4 One-Factor Medication Problems 59 Interpretation of Medication Orders 60 Right Patient 60 Right Drug 60 Right Dosage 60 Right Route 61 Right Time 61 Exercise 4.1 Interpretation of Medication Orders 61 One-Factor Medication Problems 62 Principles of Rounding 65 Exercise 4.2 One-Factor Medication Problems 68 Components of a Drug Label 68 Identifying the Components 68 Exercise 4.3 Identifying the Components of Drug Labels 69 Solving Problems With Components of Drug Labels 71 Exercise 4.4 Problems With Components of Drug Labels 73 Administering Medication by Different Routes 74 Enteral Medications 74 Exercise 4.5 Administering Enteral Medications 79 Parenteral Medications 80 Exercise 4.6 Administering Parenteral Medications 85 Practice Problems 87 Post-Test 91 Answer Key 97 Chapter 5 Two-Factor Medication Problems 103 Medication Problems Involving Weight 104 Exercise 5.1 Pediatric Medication Problems Involving Weight 106 Medication Problems Involving Reconstitution 108 Exercise 5.2 Medication Problems Involving Reconstitution 111 Medication Problems Involving Intravenous Pumps 112 Exercise 5.3 Medication Problems Involving Intravenous Pumps 115 Medication Problems Involving Drop Factors 116 Exercise 5.4 Medication Problems Involving Drop Factors 120 Medication Problems Involving Intermittent Infusion 120 Exercise 5.5 Medication Problems Involving Intermittent Infusion 122 Practice Problems 124 Post-Test 127 Answer Key 131 Chapter 6 Three-Factor Medication Problems 137 Exercise 6.1 Medication Problems Involving Dosage, Weight, and Time 144 Practice Problems 150 Post-Test 153 Answer Key 159 Section 2 Practice Problems 163 One-Factor Practice Problems 165 Two-Factor Practice Problems 179 Three-Factor Practice Problems 190 Comprehensive Practice Problems 195 Answer Key 199 Section 3 Case Studies 211 Case Study 1 Congestive Heart Failure 213 Case Study 2 COPD/Emphysema 214 Case Study 3 Small Cell Lung Cancer 215 Case Study 4 Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) 216 Case Study 5 Sickle Cell Anemia 217 Case Study 6 Deep Vein Thrombosis 217 Case Study 7 Bone Marrow Transplant 218 Case Study 8 Pneumonia 219 Case Study 9 Pain 220 Case Study 10 Cirrhosis 221 Case Study 11 Hyperemesis Gravidarum 221 Case Study 12 Preeclampsia 222 Case Study 13 Premature Labor 223 Case Study 14 Cystic Fibrosis 224 Case Study 15 Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) 225 Case Study 16 Leukemia 226 Case Study 17 Sepsis 227 Case Study 18 Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia 228 Case Study 19 Cerebral Palsy 229 Case Study 20 Hyperbilirubinemia 230 Case Study 21 Spontaneous Abortion 231 Case Study 22 Bipolar Disorder 232 Case Study 23 Anorexia Nervosa 232 Case Study 24 Clinical Depression 233 Case Study 25 Alzheimer's Disease 234 Answer Key 235 Section 4 Comprehensive Post-Test 245 Appendix Educational Theory of Dimensional Analysis 251 Index 255
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