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Nurse, Math, and Meds - With CD

Nurse, Math, and Meds - With CD - 07 edition

ISBN13: 978-0323030311

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ISBN13: 978-0323030311
ISBN10: 0323030319
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 07
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.
Published: 2007
International: No

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Nurse, Math, and Meds - With CD - 07 edition

ISBN13: 978-0323030311

Joyce L. Mulholland

ISBN13: 978-0323030311
ISBN10: 0323030319
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 07
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.

Published: 2007
International: No
Summary

The Nurse, the Math, the Meds strongly emphasizes the simplicity of the dimensional analysis method and how it can significantly help students who have math anxiety to minimize and/or eliminate medication errors when calculating drug dosages. This text presents the concepts and topics in a clear, concise manner and highlights the benefits of using dimensional analysis over other drug calculation methods. The content is on the cutting edge of the drug calculations market and includes many unique features not found in ANY other drug calculations text. Furthermore, this text has been extensively reviewed for content and math accuracy.

  • A math review section prior to chapter one which will also include a self-assessment test.
  • Each Chapter begins with a learning objectives, equipment needed, estimated time for completion, introduction and essential vocabulary.
  • Use of learning theory, building from what is already known and applying it to new material
  • Rapid Practice Sheets - worksheets with the first problem worked out followed by 2-5 problems for one sitting of practice. Time-saving learning techniques are also included where applicable such as shortcuts to reduce clinical calculation time, helpful formulas, mnemonic devices and more.
  • A special margin section provides space for students to work out their problems.
  • FAQ and Answers included in each chapter derived from classroom questions
  • Ask Yourself questions let the reader self-check comprehension of prior segments of new material.
  • Sample nurse/patient dialogue for effective/accurate drug administration
  • Clinical Relevance boxes appear throughout each chapter offeringaddition information for synthesis of chapter material and safe clinical practice (legal aspects, common errors, communications dialogue examples and related cultural aspects of medication administration).
  • Two Chapter comprehensive finals, one multiple choice format review for NCLEX exam preparation and one traditional review.
  • Two text finals, one multiple choice format and one traditional format.
  • Website references and/or other applicable references and resources
  • Answer key for the practice problems and finals provides the work on how to derive the answer (proof step)

Table of Contents

PART I. Basic Math Review
Self-Assessment 1
Math Review Decimals
Math Review Fractions and Fraction Equations
Math Review Percents
Chapter One - Introduction to Medication Administration
Chapter Two - Mastering the DA Method
Chapter Three - Metric Oral 1 and Measurements
Chapter Four - Metric Oral 2
Chapter Five - Metric/Household/Apothecary
Chapter Six - Reconstituted Medications
Chapter Seven - Subq & IM & Parenteral Meds
Chapter Eight - Basic IV 1
Chapter Nine - Basic IV 2
Chapter Ten - IV Administration of Insulin, Heparin, TPN
Chapter Eleven - IV Calculations for Critical Care
Chapter Twelve - Doses for Special Populations
Comprehensive Post-Tests - Traditional format and multiple-choice
Appendix - List of major drug classifications
Answer Key
Index

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