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Dosage Calculations - Text Only

Dosage Calculations - Text Only - 9th edition

Dosage Calculations - Text Only - 9th edition

ISBN13: 9781111319595

ISBN10: 1111319596

Dosage Calculations - Text Only by Gloria D. Pickar - ISBN 9781111319595
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 9TH 13
Copyright: 2013
Publisher: Delmar Publications
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Dosage Calculations - Text Only by Gloria D. Pickar - ISBN 9781111319595

ISBN13: 9781111319595

ISBN10: 1111319596

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 9TH 13

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Best-selling DOSAGE CALCULATIONS, 9th Edition features a three-step approach to basic and advanced Formula Method calculations, along with a reader-friendly writing style, thorough math review, handy ''work text'' format.

Author Bio

Gloria D. Pickar, RN, EdD
President and Chief Academic Officer, Compass Knowledge Group Bio: Gloria D. Pickar, R.N., Ed.D. is President and Chief Academic Officer of Compass Knowledge Group in Orlando, Florida. She is a former Academic Dean at Seminole State College in Sanford, Florida, and is among our most successful Delmar authors. In addition to nine editions of DOSAGE CALCULATIONS, the most popular dosage calculation book on the market, she also authored three editions of Dosage Calculations: A Ratio- Proportion Approach.

Amy Pickar Abernethy, MD
Amy Pickar Abernethy, MD, is Associate Professor of Medicine and Nursing at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Fractions and Decimals.
2. Ratios, Percents, Simple Equations, and Ratio-Proportion.
Part I Self-Evaluation. Mathematics Diagnostic Evaluation.
3. Systems of Measurement.
4. Conversions: Metric, Apothecary, and Household Systems.
5. Conversions for Other Clinical Applications: Time and Temperature.
6. Equipment Used in Dosage Measurement.
7. Interpreting Drug Orders.
8. Understanding Drug Labels.
9. Preventing Medication Errors.
Part II Self-Evaluation.
10. Oral Dosage of Drugs.
11. Parenteral Dosage of Drugs.
12. Reconstitution of Solutions.
13. Alternative Dosage Calculation Methods: Ratio-Proportion and Dimensional Analysis.
14. Pediatric and Adult Dosages Based on Body Weight.
Part III Self-Evaluation.
15. Intravenous Solutions, Equipment, and Calculations.
16. Body Surface Area and Advanced Pediatric Calculations.
17. Advanced Adult Intravenous Calculations.
Section IV Self-Evaluation.

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