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Dosage Calculations,9780766805040

Dosage Calculations

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Edition:
6th
ISBN13:

9780766805040

ISBN10:
0766805042
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
4/7/1999
Publisher(s):
Cengage Learning
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Summary

This perennial best seller has set the standard for dosage calculations. This formula method text contains more practice questions than any competitor; full color labels; equipment; pediatric dosages; and even advanced calculations. New to this edition are a more streamlined presentation; new drug labels; smaller doses for pediatric calculations; and an interactive CD-ROM with improved functionality

Table of Contents

Preface viii
Acknowledgments x
Introduction to the Student xii
Using This Book xiii
SECTION 1 Mathematics Review 1(58)
Mathematics Diagnostic Evaluation
3(4)
Mathematics Review for Dosage Calculations: Arabic Numbers, Roman Numerals, Fractions, and Decimals
7(32)
Arabic Numbers and Roman Numerals
7(3)
Fractions
10(14)
Decimals
24(15)
Mathematics Review for Dosage Calculations: Ratios, Percents, Simple Equations, and Ratios and Proportions
39(20)
Ratios and Percents
39(4)
Solving Simple Equations for ``X''
43(4)
Ratio-Proportion: Cross-Multiplying to Solve for ``X''
47(4)
Finding a Percentage of a Quantity
51(8)
Self-Evaluation
57(2)
SECTION 2 Measurement Systems, Drug Orders, and Drug Labels 59(88)
Systems of Measurement
61(12)
The Metric System
61(4)
The Apothecary and Household Systems
65(3)
Other Common Drug Measurements: Units and Milliequivalents
68(2)
Critical Thinking Skills
70(3)
Conversions: Metric, Apothecary and Household Systems
73(18)
Converting from One Unit to Another Using the Conversion Factor Method
74(3)
Converting Within the Metric System Using the Conversion Factor Method
77(3)
Approximate Equivalents
80(2)
Converting Between Systems of Measurement Using the Conversion Factor Method
82(3)
Converting Using the Ratio-Proportion Method
85(3)
Critical Thinking Skills
88(1)
Summary
88(3)
Conversions for Other Clinical Applications: Time and Temperature
91(8)
Converting Between Traditional and International Time
91(3)
Converting Between Celsius and Fahrenheit Temperature
94(3)
Critical Thinking Skills
97(2)
Equipment Used in Dosage Measurement
99(14)
Oral Administration
99(1)
Parenteral Administration
100(10)
Critical Thinking Skills
110(3)
Interpreting Drug Orders
113(14)
Medical Abbreviations
113(1)
The Drug Order
114(3)
Medication Order and Administration Forms
117(2)
Computerized Medication Administration Systems
119(3)
Critical Thinking Skills
122(5)
Understanding Drug Labels
127(20)
Critical Thinking Skills
137(10)
Self-Evaluation
142(5)
SECTION 3 Drug Dosage Calculations 147(122)
Oral Dosage of Drugs
149(32)
Tablets and Capsules
149(13)
Oral Liquids
162(6)
Summary
168(1)
Critical Thinking Skills
169(12)
Parenteral Dosage of Drugs
181(54)
Injectable Solutions
181(12)
Injectable Medications in Powder Form
193(13)
Insulin
206(11)
Calculating Parenteral Dosage Expressed as a Ratio or Percent
217(3)
Critical Thinking Skills
220(2)
Summary
222(13)
Using Ratio-Proportion to Calculate Dosages
235(10)
Critical Thinking Skills
241(4)
Pediatric Dosages
245(24)
Administering Medications to Children
245(1)
Converting Pounds to Kilograms
246(1)
Body Weight Method for Calculating Safe Pediatric Dosage
247(5)
Combination Drugs
252(7)
Critical Thinking Skills
259(10)
Self-Evaluation
264(5)
SECTION 4 Advanced Calculations 269(116)
Reconstitution of Noninjectable Solutions
271(14)
Solution Strength
271(3)
Calculating Solutions
274(4)
Oral and Enteral Feedings
278(3)
Critical Thinking Skills
281(4)
Intravenous Solutions, Equipment, and Calculations
285(44)
IV Solutions
286(6)
Calculating Dosage Expressed as a Percentage in IV Fluids
292(1)
IV Sites
293(1)
Monitoring IVs
294(1)
Primary and Secondary IVs
294(2)
Blood Administration Tubing
296(1)
IV Flow Rate
296(1)
Electronically Regulated IVs
296(3)
Calculating Flow Rates for Electronic Regulators in mL/h
299(2)
Manually Regulated IVs
301(3)
Calculating Flow Rates for Manually Regulated IVs in gtt/min
304(7)
Adjusting IV Flow Rate
311(3)
Intermittent IV Infusions
314(6)
Calculating IV Infusion Time
320(1)
Calculating IV Fluid Volumes
321(3)
Critical Thinking Skills
324(5)
Advanced Pediatric Calculations
329(26)
Body Surface Area (BSA) Method
329(8)
Pediatric Volume Control Sets
337(4)
Preparing Pediatric IVs
341(2)
Minimal Dilutions for IV Medications
343(2)
Calculation of Daily Volume for Maintenance Fluids
345(3)
Critical Thinking Skills
348(7)
Advanced Adult Intravenous Calculations
355(30)
IV Heparin
355(5)
Critical Care IV Calculations: Calculating Flow Rate of an IV Medication to be Given Over a Specified Time Period
360(9)
Limiting Infusion Volumes
369(4)
Critical Thinking Skills
373(12)
Self-Evaluation
379(6)
Essential Skills Evaluation 385(14)
Comprehensive Skills Evaluation 399(11)
Answers 410(66)
Index 476


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