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Dosage Calculations -With CD

Dosage Calculations -With CD - 8th edition

ISBN13: 978-1418080471

Cover of Dosage Calculations -With CD 8TH 08 (ISBN 978-1418080471)
ISBN13: 978-1418080471
ISBN10: 1418080470
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 8TH 08
Publisher: Delmar Learning
Published: 2008
International: No

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Dosage Calculations -With CD - 8TH 08 edition

ISBN13: 978-1418080471

Gloria D. Pickar, Amy Pickar Abernethy and Anna M. Curren

ISBN13: 978-1418080471
ISBN10: 1418080470
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 8TH 08
Publisher: Delmar Learning

Published: 2008
International: No
Summary

Master dosage calculations with the best-selling book! This market-leader from Gloria Pickar includes a comprehensive math review, full-color drug labels, and critical thinking assessments. Basic and advanced calculations are thoroughly covered, including intravenous and those specific to the pediatric patient.

Author Bio

Gloria D. Pickar, RN, EdD
President and Chief Academic Officer, Compass Knowledge Group Bio: Gloria D. Pickar, R.N., Ed.D. is President and Chief Academic Officer of Compass Knowledge Group in Orlando, Florida. She is a former Academic Dean at Seminole State College in Sanford, Florida, and is among our most successful Delmar authors. In addition to nine editions of DOSAGE CALCULATIONS, the most popular dosage calculation book on the market, she also authored three editions of Dosage Calculations: A Ratio- Proportion Approach.

Table of Contents

Section 1: Mathematics Review
1. Fractions and Decimals
2. Ratios, Percents, Simple Equations, and Ratio-Proportion
Section 2: 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
Section 3: Drug Dosage Calculations
10. Oral Dosage of Drugs
11. Parenteral Dosage of Drugs
12. Reconstitution of Solutions
13. Using Other Methods to Calculate Dosages
14. Pediatric and Adult Dosages Based on Body Weight
Advanced Calculations
15. Intravenous Solutions, Equipment, and Calculations
16. Body Surface Area and Advanced Pediatric Calculations
17. Advanced Adult Intravenous Calculations