Dosage Calculations (Book with CD-ROM)

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  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/9/2007
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
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Master dosage calculations with the best-selling book! This market-leader from Gloria Pickar includes a comprehensive math review, full-color drug labels, and critical thinking assessments. Basic and advanced calculations are thoroughly covered, including intravenous and those specific to the pediatric patient.

Table of Contents

Mathematics Review
Fractions and Decimals
Ratios, Percents, Simple Equations, and Ratio-Proportion
Measurement Systems, Drug Orders, and Drug Labels
Systems of Measurement
Conversions: Metric, Apothecary, and Household Systems
Conversions for Other Clinical Applications: Time and Temperature
Equipment Used in Dosage Measurement
Interpreting Drug Orders
Understanding Drug Labels
Preventing Medication Errors
Drug Dosage Calculations
Oral Dosage of Drugs
Parenteral Dosage of Drugs
Reconstitution of Solutions
Using Other Methods to Calculate Dosages
Pediatric and Adult Dosages Based on Body Weight Advanced Calculations
Intravenous Solutions, Equipment, and Calculations
Body Surface Area and Advanced Pediatric Calculations
Advanced Adult Intravenous Calculations
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