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Math for Meds : Dosages and Solutions

Math for Meds : Dosages and Solutions - 8th edition

ISBN13: 978-0918082091

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ISBN13: 978-0918082091
ISBN10: 0918082099
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Edition/Copyright: 8TH 00
Publisher: Delmar Publications
Published: 2000
International: No

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Math for Meds : Dosages and Solutions - 8TH 00 edition

ISBN13: 978-0918082091

Laurie D. Mundy and Anna M. Curren

ISBN13: 978-0918082091
ISBN10: 0918082099
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 8TH 00
Publisher: Delmar Publications

Published: 2000
International: No
Summary

Our new edition of Math For Meds instructs in the use of Ratio and Proportion in clinical dosage calculations. This completely self instructional text opens with a realistic and easy to follow Refresher Math section. Additional content includes instruction in the systems of drug measure, reading drug labels and hypodermic syringe calibrations, and calculations and dosage preparation from simple oral medications to advanced critical care intravenous drugs.

Math For Meds has been the leading text in clinical calculations for nearly three decades. It provides absolute clinical reality in a user friendly instructional format, which includes hundreds of actual drug labels and life sized photos of hypodermic syringes, to provide perfect simulation of actual clinical practice in calculations and dosage measurement. Thousands of examples and self test problems are included to reinforce learning. Math For Meds is a full color text, 306 pages

Author Bio

Curren, Anna M. :

Former Associate Professor of Nursing, Long Beach City College, Long Beach, CA

Munday, Laurie D. :

Former Associate Professor of Nursing, San Diego City College, San Diego, CA

Table of Contents

Section One : Refresher Math

1. Relative Value, Addition and Subtraction of Decimals
2. Multiplication and Division of Decimals
3. Solving Common Fraction Equations

Section Two : Introduction to Drug Measure

4. Metric, International (SI) System
5. Additional Drug Measures: Unit, Percentage, Miliequivalent, Ratio, Apothecary, Household

Section Three : Reading Medication Labels and Syringe Calibrations

6. Reading Oral Medication Labels
7. Hypodermic Syringe Measurements
8. Reading Parenteral Medication Labels
9. Reconstitution of Powdered Drugs
10. Measuring Insulin Dosages

Section Four :Dosage Calculations

11. Dosage Calculation Using Ratio and Proportion
12. Formula Method

Section Five : Medication Administration Systems

13. Medication Administration Records
14. Medication Card Administration

Section Six : Dosage Determination from Body Weight and Body Surface Area

15. Adult & Pediatric Dosages Based on Body Weight
16. Adult & Pediatric Dosages Based on Body Surface Area

Section Seven : Intravenous Calculations

17. Introduction to IV Therapy
18. IV Flow Rate Calculation
19. Calculating IV Infusion and Completion Times
20. IV Medication and Titration Calculations
21. Heparin Infusion Calculations

Section Eight : Pediatric Medication Calculations

22. Pediatric Oral and Parenteral Medications
23. Pediatric IV Medications

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