Summary: Best-selling DOSAGE CALCULATIONS, 9th Edition features the three-step approach to basic and advanced Formula Method calculations that nursing and other health care professionals prefer, along with a reader-friendly writing style and handy ''work text'' format. In addition to easing readers into the math with a thorough review, the book uses a logic-based process to build confidence and limit anxiety. Featuring full-color images of drug labels, critical thinking assessments, extensive
clinical examples, and a host of interactive supplements, including an accompanying online tutorial, DOSAGE CALCULATIONS, 9th Edition provides the skills needed to master dosage calculations in any clinical setting!
Summary: Best-selling DOSAGE CALCULATIONS, 9th Edition features the three-step approach to basic and advanced Formula Method calculations that nursing and other health care professionals prefer, along with a reader-friendly writing style and handy ''work text'' format. In addition to easing readers into the math with a thorough review, the book uses a logic-based process to build confidence and limit anxiety. Featuring full-color images of drug labels, critical thinking assessments, extensive clinical examples, and a host of interactive supplements, including an accompanying online tutorial, DOSAGE CALCULATIONS, 9th Edition provides the skills needed to master dosage calculations in any clinical setting! ...show less
Edition/Copyright:9TH 13 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Delmar Publications Published: 01/01/2012 International: No
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Part I: MATHEMATICS REVIEW. 1. Fractions and Decimals. 2. Ratios, Percents, Simple Equations, and Ratio-Proportion. Part I Self-Evaluation. Mathematics Diagnostic Evaluation. Part II: MEASUREMENT SYSTEMS, DRUG ORDERS, AND DRUG LABELS. 3. Systems of Measurement. 4. Conversions: Metric, Apothecary, and Household Systems. 5. Conversions for Other Clinical Applications: Time and Temperature. 6. Equipment Used in Dosage Measurement. 7. Interpreting Drug Orders. 8. Understanding Drug Labels. 9. Preventing Medication Errors. Part II Self-Evaluation. Part III: DRUG DOSAGE CALCULATIONS. 10. Oral Dosage of Drugs. 11. Parenteral Dosage of Drugs. 12. Reconstitution of Solutions. 13. Alternative Dosage Calculation Methods: Ratio-Proportion and Dimensional Analysis. 14. Pediatric and Adult Dosages Based on Body Weight. Part III Self-Evaluation. Part IV: ADVANCED CALCULATIONS. 15. Intravenous Solutions, Equipment, and Calculations. 16. Body Surface Area and Advanced Pediatric Calculations. 17. Advanced Adult Intravenous Calculations. Section IV Self-Evaluation.
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