Summary: Boost your confidence in dosage calculations with the strongest dimensional analysis book on the market! Increase your skills and confidence by turning to leading author Anna Curren, who has successfully taught dosage calculations to thousands of students over the years. Dimensional Analysis for Meds, fourth edition, will set your feet on the right path to accuracy and aptitude in medication calculations. You will find full-color drug labels and syringes throughout, tied to questions
that test your understanding and mastery of drug dosages. Upon successful completion of the program outlined in Dimensional Analysis for Meds, you will be confident in your skills as a safe and effective practitioner.
Summary: Boost your confidence in dosage calculations with the strongest dimensional analysis book on the market! Increase your skills and confidence by turning to leading author Anna Curren, who has successfully taught dosage calculations to thousands of students over the years. Dimensional Analysis for Meds, fourth edition, will set your feet on the right path to accuracy and aptitude in medication calculations. You will find full-color drug labels and syringes throughout, tied to questions that test your understanding and mastery of drug dosages. Upon successful completion of the program outlined in Dimensional Analysis for Meds, you will be confident in your skills as a safe and effective practitioner. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:4TH 10 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Delmar Learning Published: 06/16/2009 International: No
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Anna M. Curren Anna Curren is a highly respected author and nurse who taught dosage calculations to hundreds of thousands of students through her market-leading textbooks. A former Associate Professor of Nursing at Long Beach City College in Long Beach, California, she has more than thirty years of professional experience teaching, owning and operating her own company, and writing.
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SECTION 1: REFRESHER MATH Chapter 1: Relative Value, Addition and Subtraction of Decimals Chapter 2: Multiplication and Division of Decimals Chapter 3: Solving Common Fraction Equations SECTION 2: INTRODUCTION TO DRUG MEASURES Chapter 4: Metric / International (SI) System Chapter 5: Unit, Percentage, Milliequivalent, Ratio, Household and Apothecary Measures SECTION 3: READING MEDICATION LABELS AND SYRINGE CALIBRATIONS Chapter 6: Oral Medication Labels and Dosage Calculation Chapter 7: Safe Medication Administration Chapter 8: Hypodermic Syringe Measurement Chapter 9: Parenteral Medication Labels and Dosage Calculation Chapter 10: Reconstitution of Powdered Drugs Chapter 11: Measuring Insulin Dosages SECTION 4: DOSAGE CALCULATIONS Chapter 12: Dimensional Analysis / Units Conversion SECTION 5: DOSAGE CALCULATION FROM BODY WEIGHT AND BODY SURFACE AREA Chapter 13: Adult and Pediatric Dosages Based on Body Weight Chapter 14: Adult and Pediatric Dosages Based on Body Surface Area SECTION 6: INTRAVENOUS CALCULATIONS Chapter 15: Introduction to IV Therapy Chapter 16: IV Flow Rate Calculation Chapter 17: Calculating IV Infusion and Completion Times Chapter 18: IV Medication and Titration Calculations Chapter 19: Heparin Infusion Calculations SECTION 7: PEDIATRIC MEDICATION CALCULATIONS Chapter 20: Pediatric Oral and Parenteral Medications Chapter 21: Pediatric Intravenous Medications Appendix A: Apothecary Measures
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