9780323013499

Calculate With Confidence

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  • ISBN13:

    9780323013499

  • ISBN10:

    032301349X

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/1/2001
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science Health Science div
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Summary

The new, 3rd Edition of this popular dosage and solutions text now includes dimensional analysis -- along with the ratio and proportion and formula methods -- to encompass the most common methods used in clinical practice. An engaging 4-color design -- complete with over 200 full-color drug labels, syringes, and other illustrations -- simulates clinical practice. Plus, a student-friendly pedagogy, an extensive math review, and a wealth of examples and exercises help students master the skills they need to succeed in the classroom, in examinations, and in the clinical setting.

Table of Contents

UNIT ONE Math Review 1(56)
Pretest
3(4)
Roman Numerals
7(4)
Fractions
11(12)
Decimals
23(14)
Ratio and Proportion
37(8)
Percentages
45(12)
Posttest
53(4)
UNIT TWO Systems of Measurement 57(44)
Metric System
59(10)
Apothecaries' and Household Systems
69(8)
Converting Within and Between Systems
77(16)
Additional Conversions Useful in the Health Care Setting
93(8)
UNIT THREE Methods of Administration and Calculation 101(104)
Medication Administration
103(16)
Understanding Medication Orders
119(12)
Medication Administration Records
131(16)
Reading Medication Labels
147(18)
Calculating Doses Using Ratio-Proportion
165(22)
Dose Calculation Using the Formula Method
187(18)
UNIT FOUR Oral and Parenteral Dose Forms, Insulin, and Pediatric Dose Calculations 205(170)
Calculation of Oral Medications
207(40)
Parenteral Medications
247(44)
Powdered Drugs
291(26)
Insulin
317(26)
Pediatric Dose Calculation
343(32)
UNIT FIVE Basic I.V., Heparin, and Critical Care Calculations 375
Basic I.V. Calculations
377
Heparin Calculations
439
Critical Care Calculations
455
Dimensional Analysis
467
Comprehensive Posttest
479

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