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Drug Calculations: Process and Problems for Clinical Practice,9780323010047

Drug Calculations: Process and Problems for Clinical Practice

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Edition:
6th
ISBN13:

9780323010047

ISBN10:
0323010040
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
6/1/2000
Publisher(s):
Elsevier Science Health Science div
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Summary

Thoroughly revised and updated, DRUG CALCULATIONS: PROCESS AND PROBLEMS FOR CLINICAL PRACTICE provides practical, concise drug calculation information in a full-color workbook format. The book uses the logical and consistent ratio and proportion method of calculation and provides step-by-step solutions to all problems, including the extra step of "proof" to ensure the student's understanding of the calculations. (Includes a FREE CD-ROM)

Table of Contents

General Mathematics Self-Assessment 1(2)
General Mathematics
3(30)
Changing Improper Fractions to Whole or Mixed Numbers
4(1)
Changing Mixed Numbers to Improper Fractions
5(1)
Finding the Lowest Common Denominator (in Fraction)
6(1)
Addition of Fractions and Mixed Numbers
6(2)
Subtraction of Fractions and Mixed Numbers
8(2)
Multiplication of Fractions and Mixed Numbers
10(1)
Division of Fractions and Mixed Numbers
11(1)
Value of Fractions
12(1)
Value of Decimals
13(3)
Addition of Decimals
16(1)
Subtraction of Decimals
17(1)
Multiplication of Decimals
18(1)
Division of Decimals
19(4)
Changing Decimals to Fractions
23(1)
Changing Common Fractions to Decimals
24(1)
Rounding Decimals
25(2)
Percentages, Decimals, and Fractions
27(3)
Changing a Percentage to a Fraction
27(1)
Changing a Percentage to a Decimal
27(1)
Converting a Decimal to a Percentage
27(2)
Finding the Percentage
29(1)
Chapter 1 Final
30(3)
Ratio and Proportion
33(10)
Ratio
34(1)
Proportion
35(3)
Solving Proportion Problems When One of the Numbers is Unknown, or x
35(3)
Setting Up Ratios and Proportions
38(4)
Chapter 2 Final
42(1)
Patient Safety: Errors, Orders, Labels, and Records
43(22)
Patient Safety
44(1)
How to Avoid Medication Errors
44(7)
Physician's Orders
44(3)
Preparation
47(1)
Medication Packaging
48(1)
Labels
49(1)
Calculations
49(1)
Administration
50(1)
Reporting and Documenting
50(1)
Interventions
51(1)
Evaluation
51(1)
Interpreting Medication Labels
51(6)
Oral Drug Forms: Solids and Liquids
53(4)
Understanding Medication Administration Records (MAR)
57(5)
The Military Time Clock--0100 to 2400
62(1)
The Five Rights of Drug Administration
62(1)
Critical Thinking Exercises
63(2)
Metric System Calculations
65(32)
Metric System
66(1)
Metric Conversions by Moving Decimals
67(3)
Rounding Medication Doses
69(1)
Rounding Milliliters
69(1)
Rounding Drops
70(1)
One-Step Metric Ratio and Proportion Calculations
71(6)
Two-Step Metric Ratio and Proportion Calculations
77(5)
Measuring and Reading Amounts in a Syringe
82(11)
Critical Thinking Exercises
93(1)
Chapter 4 Final
94(3)
Medications from Powders and Crystals
97(22)
Diluting Powders or Crystals in Vials
98(1)
Example Using Oxacillin Sodium Label
98(1)
Reconstitution: Medication Labels
99(10)
Measuring Liquid Medications
109(7)
Critical Thinking Exercises
116(1)
Chapter 5 Final
116(3)
Basic IV Calculations
119(28)
IV Infusions
120(1)
Types of IV Lines
120(1)
IV Calculations
121(7)
Drop Factor Calculations
121(7)
Percentage of Solute in IV Bags
128(2)
Abbreviations for Common Intravenous Solutions
130(4)
IV Delivery Sets
134(11)
Needleless IV Systems
134(1)
Gravity Piggyback Infusions
135(1)
Piggyback-Premixed IVs
135(1)
Nurse-Activated Piggyback Systems
136(1)
Electronic Infusion Pumps
137(8)
Critical Thinking Exercises
145(1)
Chapter 6 Final
145(2)
Advanced IV Calculations
147(32)
Titrated Infusions
148(11)
Solving Titrated Infusion Problems
149(1)
Hourly Drug and Flow Rate Formula for Titrated Infusions
149(10)
Direct IV (Bolus) Administration with a Syringe
159(4)
Timing IV Push Medications--Method 1
159(1)
Timing IV Push Medications--Method 2
160(3)
Total Parenteral Nutrition
163(12)
Validation of TPN Label with Physician's Order
167(1)
Nursing Considerations for TPN
168(7)
Critical Thinking Exercises
175(1)
Chapter 7 Final
176(3)
Insulin
179(26)
Insulin
180(1)
Diabetes Mellitus
180(1)
Injection Sites
180(1)
Types of Insulin
180(5)
Syringes
185(1)
Types of U-100 Insulin Syringes
185(1)
Immediate- and Fast-Acting Mixtures
186(1)
Insulin Orders
187(5)
Mixing Insulin
192(5)
Sliding Scale Calculations
197(3)
Rule of 200 Sliding Scale
197(3)
Intravenous Insulin
200(2)
Oral Hypoglycemics
202(1)
Insulin Pumps
202(1)
Critical Thinking Exercises
203(1)
Chapter 8 Final
203(2)
Anticoagulants
205(18)
Injectable Anticoagulants
206(7)
Subcutaneous Heparin Injections
207(1)
Heparin Injection Sites
207(1)
IV Flushes
207(6)
IV Heparin
213(1)
Oral Anticoagulants
214(1)
Titrated Heparin
215(1)
Titrated Flow Sheet
215(4)
Critical Thinking Exercises
219(1)
Chapter 9 Final
220(3)
Children's Dosages
223(32)
The mg/kg Method
224(2)
Steps to Solving mg/kg Problems
225(1)
The BSA Method (mg/m2)
226(11)
Steps to Solving BSA Problems
227(1)
BSA Formula for Estimating Child's BSA
227(10)
Children's IV Medications: Reconstitution, Dilution, and Flow Rate Information
237(12)
Critical Thinking Exercises
249(1)
Chapter 10 Final
249(6)
Comprehensive Final 255(6)
Answer Key 261(68)
Index 329


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