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Table of Contents
Math and Dosage Calculations for Health Care, 4th edition TABLE OF CONTENTSUNIT ONE: Chapter 1: Fractions1.1 Producing Fractions and Mixed Numbers In the Proper Form• Common Fractions• Mixed Numbers1.2 Producing and Identifying Equivalent Fractions1.3 Determining the Simplest Form of a Fraction1.4 Finding the Least Common Denominator1.5 Comparing the Value of Fractions1.6 Adding Fractions1.7 Subtracting Fractions1.8 Multiplying Fractions1.9 Dividing FractionsHomework AssignmentChapter ReviewChapter 2: Decimals2.1 Writing and Comparing Decimals2.2 Applying the Rules for Rounding Decimals2.3 Converting Fractions into Decimals2.4 Converting Decimals into Fractions2.5 Adding and Subtracting Decimals2.6 Multiplying Decimals2.7 Dividing DecimalsHomework AssignmentChapter ReviewChapter 3: Relationships of Quantities: Percents, Ratios, and Proportions3.1 Percents• Converting Values To and From a Percent3.2 Ratios• Converting Values To and From a Ratio3.3 Proportion• Writing Proportions3.4 Using Proportions to Solve for an Unknown• Means and ExtremesHomework AssignmentChapter ReviewUNIT TWO: Chapter 4: Metric System4.1 Metric System• Metric Notation4.2 Converting Within the Metric SystemHomework Assignment Chapter ReviewChapter 5: Other Systems of Measurement5.1 Apothecary System• Apothecary Notation5.2 Household System• Units of Measure• Household Notation5.3 Equivalent Measurements for the Metric, Apothecary, and Household SystemsHomework AssignmentChapter ReviewChapter 6: Converting Units 6.1 Writing Conversion Factors from Equivalent Measurements 6.2 Converting Units Using the Proportion Method6.3 Converting Units Using Dimensional AnalysisHomework AssignmentChapter ReviewChapter 7: Temperature and Time 7.1 Converting Temperature7.2 Converting TimeHomework AssignmentChapter Review UNIT THREE: Chapter 8: Equipment for Dosage Measurement8.1 Enteral Medication Administration Devices• Medicine Cups• Droppers• Calibrated Spoons• Oral Syringes• Other Equipment for Enteral Medications8.2 Parenteral Medication Administration Devices• Standard Syringes• Safety Syringes• Prefilled Syringes• Insulin Syringes• Tuberculin Syringes• Syringes for Established Intravenous Syringes • Large-Capacity Syringes• Ampules, Vials, and Cartridges• Preparing the Syringe• Needle Gauge and LengthHomework AssignmentChapter ReviewChapter 9: Interpreting Medication Orders9.1 Medical Abbreviations• Roman Numerals• Combining Roman Numerals9.2 Components of a Medication Order 9.3 Medication Administration RecordsHomework AssignmentChapter ReviewChapter 10: Interpreting Medication Labels and Package Inserts 10.1 Information on Medication Labels and Package Inserts• Drug Name• Form of the Drug• Dosage Strength• Combination Drugs• Total Number or Volume in Container• Route of Administration• Warnings• Storage Information• Manufacturing Information• Information About Reconstituting Drugs• Package Inserts10.2 Label Information Related to Medication Routes• Oral Medications• Parenteral Medications• Medications Administered by Other RoutesHomework AssignmentChapter Review Chapter 11: Safe Medication Administration11.1 Prescription/Medication Order11.2 Verbal Orders 11.3 Safe Medication Order Transcription11.4 Error-Prone Abbreviations and Symbols11.5 Three Checks of Medication Administration11.6 The Rights of Medication Administration11.7 Observation11.8 Patient Teaching• Medication Reference MaterialsUNIT FOUR: Chapter 12: Methods of Dosage Calculations12.1 Information Needed for Dosage Calculations12.2 Methods of Dosage CalculationHomework Assignment Chapter Review Chapter 13: Oral Dosages 13.1 Tablets and Capsules• Calculating Dosages for Tablets and Capsules• Crushing Tablets or Opening Capsules13.2 Liquid MedicationsHomework AssignmentChapter Review Chapter 14: Parenteral Dosages and Other Medication Administration Forms 14.1 Calculating Parenteral Dosages in Solution• Syringe Sizes 14.2 Medications Expressed in Percent or Ratio Format 14.3 Reconstituting Powdered Medications 14.4 Other Medication Administration Forms• Intradermal Injections• Inhalants• Drops, Sprays, and Mists• Vaginal and Rectal Medications• Topical Medications• Transdermal Systems Homework Assignment Chapter Review Chapter 15: Intravenous Calculations 15.1 IV Solutions• IV Labels• IV Concentrations• Compatibility15.2 IV Equipment• The Primary Line• Secondary Lines (Piggyback)• Monitoring IV Equipment• Peripheral and Central IV Therapy15.3 Calculating Flow Rates• Adjusting Flow Rates 15.4 Infusion Time and Volume• Calculating Infusion Time• Calculating Infusion Volume15.5 Intermittent IV Infusions• Secondary Lines (Piggyback)• Intermittent Peripheral Infusion Devices• Preparing and Calculating Intermittent InfusionsHomework AssignmentChapter Review UNIT FIVE: Chapter 16: Preparation of Noninjectable Solutions 16.1 Preparation of Solutions• Percent Concentration• Preparing Percent Solutions and Solids16.2 Preparing a Dilution from a ConcentrateHomework AssignmentChapter Review Chapter 17: Calculations for Special Populations 17.1 Factors That Impact Dosing and Medication Administration• Pharmacokinetics – How Drugs are Used by the Body• Working with Special Populationso Pediatric Patientso Geriatric Patients17.2 Dosages Based on Body Weight• Ensuring Safe Dosages17.3 Dosages Based on Ideal Weight17.4 Dosages Based on Body Surface Area (BSA)• Calculating a Patient’s BSA17.5 Daily Maintenance Fluid Needs (DMFN)Homework AssignmentChapter Review Chapter 18: High-Alert Medications 18.1 Insulin• Types of Insulin• Timing of Action• Insulin Syringes• Insulin Combinations18.2 Identifying Information on Heparin Label18.3 Calculating Subcutaneous Heparin Dosages18.4 Calculating Heparin Bolus Dosage and IV Rate Homework AssignmentChapter Review Chapter 19: Critical Care IV Calculations 19.1 Hourly Flow Rates For Dosage Per Time Infusions • Dosage Per Hour• Dosage Per Minute19.2 IV Flow Rates Based on Body Weight Per Time 19.3 IV Flow Rates for Titrated Medications Homework Assignment Chapter Review Appendix A: Comprehensive Evaluation Appendix B: Answer Key Glossary Credits Index Reference Cards