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Clinical Calculations Made Easy: Solving Problems Using Dimensional Analysis,9780781730990

Clinical Calculations Made Easy: Solving Problems Using Dimensional Analysis

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9780781730990

ISBN10:
0781730996
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
3/1/2001
Publisher(s):
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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Summary

South Dakota State Univ., Brookings. Textbook identifies concepts critical to mastery. Includes case studies, exercises, and calculations from actual drug labels. Full-color format. Previous edition, c1997, titled Clinical Calculations Using Dimensional Analysis. Softcover with perforated pages. DNLM: Pharmaceutical Preparations-- administration & dosage--Nurses' instructions.

Table of Contents

SECTION 1 CLINICAL CALCULATIONS 1(160)
Arithmetic Review
3(26)
Arabic Numbers and Roman Numerals
4(3)
Arabic Numbers and Roman Numerals
5(2)
Fractions
7(1)
Multiplying Fractions
8(1)
Multiplying Fractions
8(1)
Dividing Fractions
9(2)
Dividing Fractions
10(1)
Decimals
11(1)
Rounding Decimals
11(1)
Rounding Decimals
12(1)
Multiplying Decimals
12(1)
Multiplying Decimals
12(1)
Dividing Decimals
13(1)
Dividing Decimals
13(1)
Converting Fractions to Decimals
14(1)
Converting Fractions to Decimals
14(1)
Practice Problems
15(4)
Post-Test
19(2)
Answer Key
21(8)
Systems of Measurement and Common Equivalents
29(10)
The Metric System
30(1)
The Apothecary System
31(1)
Household Measurements
31(1)
Common Equivalents
32(1)
Practice Problems
33(2)
Post-Test
35(2)
Answer Key
37(2)
Solving Problems Using Dimensional Analysis
39(16)
Terms Used in Dimensional Analysis
40(1)
The Five Steps of Dimensional Analysis
40(7)
Dimensional Analysis
43(4)
Practice Problems
47(2)
Post-Test
49(2)
Answer Key
51(4)
One-Factor Medication Problems
55(44)
Interpretation of Medication Orders
56(1)
Interpretation of Medication Orders
56(1)
One-Factor Medication Problems
57(6)
One-Factor Medication Problems
62(1)
Components of A Drug Label
63(1)
Identifying the Components
63(2)
Identifying the Components of Drug Labels
64(1)
Solving Problems with Components of Drug Labels
65(4)
Problems with Components of Drug Labels
67(2)
Administering Medication by Different Routes
69(1)
Enteral Medications
69(6)
Administering Enteral Medications
74(1)
Parenteral Medications
75(7)
Administering Parenteral Medications
80(2)
Practice Problems
82(5)
Post-Test
87(6)
Answer Key
93(6)
Two-Factor Medication Problems
99(36)
Medication Problems Involving Weight
100(4)
Medication Problems Involving Weight
102(2)
Medication Problems Involving Reconstitution
104(5)
Medication Problems Involving Reconstitution
108(1)
Medication Problems Involving Intravenous Pumps
109(4)
Medication Problems Involving Intravenous Pumps
112(1)
Medication Problems Involving Drop Factors
113(4)
Medication Problems Involving Drop Factors
117(1)
Medication Problems Involving Intermittent Infusion
117(4)
Medication Problems Involving Intermittent Infusion
119(2)
Practice Problems
121(2)
Post-Test
123(6)
Answer Key
129(6)
Three-Factor Medication Problems
135(26)
Medication Problems Involving Dosage, Weight, and Time
142(6)
Practice Problems
148(3)
Post-Test
151(6)
Answer Key
157(4)
SECTION 2 PRACTICE PROBLEMS 161(48)
One-Factor Practice Problems
163(14)
Two-Factor Practice Problems
177(11)
Three-Factor Practice Problems
188(5)
Comprehensive Practice Problems
193(4)
Answer Key
197(12)
SECTION 3 CASE STUDIES 209(28)
Congestive Heart Failure
211(1)
COPD/Emphysema
212(1)
Small Cell Lung Cancer
213(1)
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
214(1)
Sickle Cell Anemia
215(1)
Deep Vein Thrombosis
215(1)
Bone Marrow Transplant
216(1)
Pneumonia
217(1)
Pain
218(1)
Cirrhosis
219(1)
Hyperemesis Gravidarum
219(1)
Preeclampsia
220(1)
Premature Labor
221(1)
Cystic Fibrosis
222(1)
Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)
223(1)
Leukemia
224(1)
Sepsis
225(1)
Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
226(1)
Cerebral Palsy
227(1)
Hyperbilirubinemia
228(1)
Answer Key
229(8)
SECTION 4 COMPREHENSIVE POST--TEST 237(6)
Appendix: Educational Theory of Dimensional Analysis 243(4)
Index 247


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