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Dosage Calculations - With Access (New)

Dosage Calculations - With Access (New) - 9th edition

Dosage Calculations - With Access (New) - 9th edition

ISBN13: 9781439058473

ISBN10: 1439058474

Dosage Calculations - With Access (New) by Gloria D. Pickar - ISBN 9781439058473
Edition: 9TH 13
Copyright: 2013
Publisher: Delmar Publications
Published: 2013
International: No
Dosage Calculations - With Access (New) by Gloria D. Pickar - ISBN 9781439058473

ISBN13: 9781439058473

ISBN10: 1439058474

Edition: 9TH 13

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!

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

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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