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Medical Dosage Calculations -With CD

Medical Dosage Calculations -With CD - 9th edition

ISBN13: 978-0132384704

ISBN13: 978-0132384704
ISBN10: 0132384701
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 9TH 08
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2008
International: No

List price: $65.00

Medical Dosage Calculations -With CD - 9TH 08 edition

ISBN13: 978-0132384704

June Olsen, Anthony Giangrasso, Dolores Shrimpton and Patricia Dillon

ISBN13: 978-0132384704
ISBN10: 0132384701
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 9TH 08
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.

Published: 2008
International: No
Summary

Completely revised and updated to include the latest practices and medication, the Ninth Edition maintains its user-friendly structure and offers students a comprehensive yet accessible drug calculation text and workbook. Using the dimensional analysis format, this invaluable resource begins with simple arithmetic and progresses to the most complex drug calculation problem, enabling students to develop the mathematical skills required for medical dosage calculations. With a host of pedagogical aids that includes case studies, self-tests, practice problem sets, and a new Companion Website. This text provides students with both the skills and understanding necessary to master this crucial area of nursing studies.

Table of Contents

Unit 1. Basic Calculation Skills and Introduction to Medical Administration

Chapter 1. Review of Arithmetic for Medical Dosage Calculations
Chapter 2. Safe and Accurate Drug Administration
Chapter 3. Dimensional Analysis

Unit 2. Systems of Measurement

Chapter 4. Systems of Measurement for Dosage Calculations
Chapter 5. Converting from One System of Measurement to Another

Unit 3. Oral and Parenteral Medications

Chapter 6. Calculating Oral Medication Doses
Chapter 7. Syringes
Chapter 8. Preparation of Solutions
Chapter 9. Parenteral Medications

Unit 4. Infusions and Pediatric Dosages

Chapter 10. Calculating Flow Rates and Durations of Enteral and Intravenous
Infusions
Chapter 11. Calculating Flow Rates for Intravenous Medications
Chapter 12. Calculating Pediatric Dosages