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Dosage Calculations: Ratio-Prop. Approach - With CD

Dosage Calculations: Ratio-Prop. Approach - With CD - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 978-1435454101

Cover of Dosage Calculations: Ratio-Prop. Approach - With CD 3RD 11 (ISBN 978-1435454101)
ISBN13: 978-1435454101
ISBN10: 1435454103
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 11
Publisher: Delmar Publications
Published: 2011
International: No

List price: $161.00

Dosage Calculations: Ratio-Prop. Approach - With CD - 3RD 11 edition

ISBN13: 978-1435454101

Gloria D. Pickar

ISBN13: 978-1435454101
ISBN10: 1435454103
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 11
Publisher: Delmar Publications

Published: 2011
International: No
Summary

Now in its third edition, this market-leading resource retains the core strengths that made previous editions so successful, while providing the most up-to-date coverage of the science of conducting dosage calculations using a ratio-proportion approach! With a comprehensive math review, full-color drug labels, and critical thinking assessments, DOSAGE CALCULATIONS: A RATIO-PROPORTION APPROACH, third edition contains all of the trusted tools needed to show readers how to significantly reduce errors and increase their confidence in dosage calculation. The book carefully examines both basic and advanced calculations, including intravenous medications and those specific to the pediatric patient. It has been revised to reflect the most current drugs and protocol, as well as the newest regulations on medication abbreviations, new medication administration technologies, and safe medication practices, all in an effort to make this a solid resource and reference for anyone in, or entering the field.

Author Bio

Gloria D. Pickar RN, EdD is the Dean of Open Campus, Seminole Community College, Sanford, Florida.

Amy Pickar Abernethy, MD

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction to the Student
Using This Book
Ch. 1 Mathematics Review for Dosage Calculations 1
Ch. 2 Systems of Measurement 31
Ch. 3 Conversions 41
Ch. 4 Equipment Used in Dosage Measurement 61
Ch. 5 Interpreting Drug Orders 75
Ch. 6 Understanding Drug Labels 89
Ch. 7 Oral Dosage of Drugs 101
Ch. 8 Parenteral Dosage of Drugs 133
Ch. 9 Using the Formula Method to Calculate Dosages 175
Ch. 10 Pediatric Dosages 183
Ch. 11 Intravenous Calculations 203
Ch. 12 Advanced Intravenous Calculations 233
posttest 1 261
posttest 2 267
answers 287
index 345