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Dosage Calculations / With CD

Dosage Calculations / With CD - 7th edition

ISBN13: 978-0766862869

Cover of Dosage Calculations / With CD 7TH 04 (ISBN 978-0766862869)
ISBN13: 978-0766862869
ISBN10: 0766862860
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 7TH 04
Publisher: Delmar Learning
Published: 2004
International: No

List price: $155.50

Dosage Calculations / With CD - 7TH 04 edition

ISBN13: 978-0766862869

Gloria Pickar

ISBN13: 978-0766862869
ISBN10: 0766862860
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 7TH 04
Publisher: Delmar Learning

Published: 2004
International: No
Summary

This perennial best seller has set the standard for dosage calculations. This formula method text contains more practice questions than any competitor; full color labels; equipment; pediatric dosages; and even advanced calculations. New to this edition are a more streamlined presentation; new drug labels; smaller doses for pediatric calculations; and an interactive CD-ROM with improved functionality

Benefits:

  • Best-selling dosage calculations book
  • New questions added throughout to reflect current drugs and protocols
  • Lifespan coverage improvement: "Pediatric and Adult Dosages Based on Body Weight" (Ch. 13) expanded from "Pediatric Dosages" chapter from 6e
  • New chapter "Reconstitution of Solutions" (11) pulls all reconstitution information into one place to connect like-concepts for easier understanding (ch.'s 10 and 13 from 6e)

Author Bio

Pickar, Gloria D. : Seminole Community College

Table of Contents

SECTION I MATHEMATICS REVIEW: Diagnostic Evaluation

Chapter 1 Math Review- Arabic Numbers, Roman NumberalsFraction and Decimals
Chapter 2 Math Review-Ratio, Percent, Simple Equations, Ratios and Proportions
Section I: Self-Evaluation, Time and Temperature

SECTION II MEASUREMENT SYSTEMS, DRUG ORDERS, & DRUG LABELS:

Chapter 3 Systems of Measurement
Chapter 4 Conversions: Metric, Apothecary and Household Systems
Chapter 5 Conversions for Other Clinical Applications
Chapter 6 Equipment Used in Dosages Measurement
Chapter 7 Interpreting Drug Orders
Chapter 8 Understanding Drug Labels
Section II: Self-Evaluation

SECTION III DRUG DOSAGE CALCULATIONS:

Chapter 9 Oral Dosages of Drugs
Chapter 10 Parenteral Dosage of Drugs
Chapter 11 Calculating with Ratio and Proportion
Chapter 12 Pediatric Dosages
Section III: Self-Evaluationt

SECTION IV ADVANCED CALCULATION:

Chapter 13 Reconstitution of Non-Injectable Solutions
Chapter 14 Intravenous Solutions, Equipment and Calculations
Chapter 15 Advanced Pediatric Calculations
Chapter 16 Advanced Adult Calculations
Section IV Self-Evaluation
Essential Skills Evaluation Comprehensive Skills Evaluation
Answer Key
Index