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Dosage Calculations : Ratio-Proportion Approach

Dosage Calculations : Ratio-Proportion Approach - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-1418015633

Cover of Dosage Calculations : Ratio-Proportion Approach 2ND 07 (ISBN 978-1418015633)
ISBN13: 978-1418015633
ISBN10: 1418015636
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 07
Publisher: Delmar Learning
Published: 2007
International: No

List price: $170.00

Dosage Calculations : Ratio-Proportion Approach - 2ND 07 edition

ISBN13: 978-1418015633

Gloria D. Pickar

ISBN13: 978-1418015633
ISBN10: 1418015636
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 07
Publisher: Delmar Learning

Published: 2007
International: No
Summary

Master dosage calculations with the ratio-proportion version of the best-selling book from Gloria D. Pickar! Dosage Calculations: A Ratio-Proportion Approach 2e builds upon core strengths that made Dosage Calculations a market leader. This trusted book 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.

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 Pediatric and Adult Dosages Based on Body Weight
Advanced Calculations
14 Intravenous Solutions, Equipment, and Calculations
15 Body Surface Area and Advanced Pediatric Calculations
Advanced Adult Intravenous Calculations