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Dosage Calculations : Ratio-Proportion Approach

Dosage Calculations : Ratio-Proportion Approach - 2nd edition

Dosage Calculations : Ratio-Proportion Approach - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 9781418015633

ISBN10: 1418015636

Dosage Calculations : Ratio-Proportion Approach by Gloria D. Pickar - ISBN 9781418015633
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 2ND 07
Copyright: 2007
Publisher: Delmar Learning
Published: 2007
International: No
Dosage Calculations : Ratio-Proportion Approach by Gloria D. Pickar - ISBN 9781418015633

ISBN13: 9781418015633

ISBN10: 1418015636

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 2ND 07

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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

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