9781435438675

Dimensional Analysis for Meds

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  • ISBN13:

    9781435438675

  • ISBN10:

    1435438671

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 6/16/2009
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning

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Summary

Boost your confidence in dosage calculations with the strongest dimensional analysis book on the market! Increase your skills and confidence by turning to leading author Anna Curren, who has successfully taught dosage calculations to thousands of students over the years. Dimensional Analysis for Meds, fourth edition, will set your feet on the right path to accuracy and aptitude in medication calculations. You will find full-color drug labels and syringes throughout, tied to questions that test your understanding and mastery of drug dosages. Upon successful completion of the program outlined in Dimensional Analysis for Meds, you will be confident in your skills as a safe and effective practitioner.

Table of Contents

Refresher Math
Relative Value, Addition and Subtraction of Decimals
Multiplication and Division of Decimals
Solving Common Fraction Equations
Introduction to Drug Measures
Metric / International (SI) System
Unit, Percentage, Milliequivalent, Ratio, Household and Apothecary Measures
Reading Medication Labels and Syringe Calibrations
Oral Medication Labels and Dosage Calculation
Safe Medication Administration
Hypodermic Syringe Measurement
Parenteral Medication Labels and Dosage Calculation
Reconstitution of Powdered Drugs
Measuring Insulin Dosages
Dosage Calculations
Dimensional Analysis/Units Conversion
Dosage Calculation From Body Weight and Body Surface Area
Adult and Pediatric Dosages Based on Body Weight
Adult and Pediatric Dosages Based on Body Surface Area
Intravenous Calculations
Introduction to IV Therapy
IV Flow Rate Calculation
Calculating IV Infusion and Completion Times
IV Medication and Titration Calculations
Heparin Infusion Calculations
Pediatric Medication Calculations
Pediatric Oral and Parenteral Medications
Pediatric Intravenous Medications
Apothecary Measures
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