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This best-selling text features a highly visual, hands-on approach to learning dosage calculations and principles of drug administration. It presents step-by-step approaches to solving problems and includes dosage problems that simulate actual clinical experience. Each chapter includes numerous examples, self-tests, and proficiency tests.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Arithmetic Needed for Dosage
Chapter 2: Metric, Apothecary, and Household Systems of Measurement
Chapter 3: Drug Abbreviations, Labels, and Packaging
Chapter 4: Calculation of Oral Medications—Solids and Liquids
Chapter 5: Liquids for Injection
Chapter 6: Calculation of Basic IV Drip Rates
Chapter 7: Special Types of Intravenous Calculations
Chapter 8: Dosage Problems for Infants and Children
Chapter 9: Information Basic to Administering Drugs
Chapter 10: Administration Procedures
Appendix A: Proficiency Test Answers
Appendix B: Putting it Together Answers