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Math Calculations for Pharmacy Technicians: A Worktext

Math Calculations for Pharmacy Technicians: A Worktext - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-1437723663

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ISBN13: 978-1437723663
ISBN10: 1437723667

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 2ND 13
Copyright: 2013
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Co.
Published: 2013
International: No
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Math Calculations for Pharmacy Technicians: A Worktext - 2ND 13 edition

ISBN13: 978-1437723663

Robert M. Fulcher

ISBN13: 978-1437723663
ISBN10: 1437723667

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 2ND 13
Copyright: 2013
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Co.
Published: 2013
International: No
Summary

Written for pharmacy technicians, and addressing the competencies developed by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), Math Calculations for Pharmacy Technicians, 2nd Edition helps you learn to calculate drug dosages safely and accurately. A practical worktext format covers everything from basic math skills to reading and interpreting labels and physicians' orders, introducing key calculation and conversion concepts and then providing hundreds of problems so you can practice and master the material. Other vital topics include conversions between the various measurement systems, reconstituting liquid medications, and calculating medications based on a patient's age or body weight. Written by experienced pharmacist Robert Fulcher and educator Eugenia Fulcher, Math Calculations for Pharmacy Technicians helps you learn calculation skills and develop the competencies needed by pharmacy technicians.



  • Learning objectives and definitions of key words begin each chapter.
  • Pretests in each chapter allow readers to assess their current knowledge of specific topics.
  • Step-by-step examples make it easy to learn and remember how to do equations and use formulas.
  • Hundreds of practice problems provide practice with calculations, conversions, and measurements.
  • Actual drug labels accompany examples and problems, for real-world experience with the information you will see in pharmacy practice.
  • Business Math for Pharmacy Technicians chapter introduces the calculations needed in retail pharmacy settings.
  • Body system icons appear next to medication names to help you associate different drugs with their respective disorders and body systems.
  • Points to Remember boxes make it easy to learn and remember key information.
  • Review of Rules sections in each chapter summarize the rules

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