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Dimensional Analysis for Meds -With CD

Dimensional Analysis for Meds -With CD - 3rd edition

Dimensional Analysis for Meds -With CD - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 9781401878016

ISBN10: 1401878016

Dimensional Analysis for Meds -With CD by Anna M. Curren - ISBN 9781401878016
Edition: 3RD 06
Copyright: 2006
Publisher: Delmar Learning
International: No
Dimensional Analysis for Meds -With CD by Anna M. Curren - ISBN 9781401878016

ISBN13: 9781401878016

ISBN10: 1401878016

Edition: 3RD 06

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Discover the latest from best selling author Anna M. Curren! Add a dimension to your knowledge. With Curren's Dimensional Analysis for Meds, Third Edition, you find out just how easy it can be to calculate dosages correctly. No prior knowledge of calculation is necessary, as a building-block organization is employed to cover basic facts and tips regarding drug measures, reading medication labels, and syringe calibrations. Once competency is established, more complex concepts are presented, such as intravenous and pediatric calculations, as well as numerous opportunities to practice your new skills. A conversational style accompanies this effective learning progression, revealing Dimensional Analysis for Meds as simply the most effective tool for learning dosage calculations.


  • Refresher math section for individualized assessment
  • Free CD ROM with visual representations of calculations and narration explaining key concepts
  • Photographs of syringes and infusion pumps in use today
  • Running questions and answers for immediate evaluation
  • NEW! Updated full color labels of common drugs
  • Key icons highlight practical information

Table of Contents

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 Measures

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

Section Three Reading Medication Labels and Syringe Calibrations

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

Section Four Dosage Calculation Using Dimensional Analysis

11 Dosage Calculation Using Dimensional Analysis

Section Five Dosage Calculation from Body Weight and Body Surface Area

12 Adult and Pediatric Dosages Based on Body Weight
13 Adult and Pediatric Dosages Based on Body Surface Area

Section Six Intravenous Calculations

14 Introduction to IV Therapy
15 IV Flow Rate Calculation
16 Calculating IV Infusion and Completion Times
17 IV Medication and Titration Calculations
18 Heparin Infusion Calculations, Section Seven- Pediatric Medication Calculations
19 Pediatric Oral and Parenteral Medications
20 Pediatric Intravenous Medications