9781428310957

Math for Meds Dosages and Solutions

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  • ISBN13:

    9781428310957

  • ISBN10:

    1428310959

  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/18/2008
  • Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
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Summary

This classic textbook appeals to learners at all levels with its ratio-proportion method and step-by-step building block approach. Beginning with a basic math overview and progressing through dosage calculations from simple to more complex exercises, Math for Meds allows for self-paced study. Each concept is explained and illustrated with multiple examples using actual drug labels, life-sized syringes, and practice sets. Summary self-tests are included at the end of each chapter to reinforce mastery and a new CD-ROM in the back of the book includes tutorial segments, exercises and practice test questions.

Table of Contents

Refresher Math
Relative Value, Addition and Subtraction of Decimals
Multiplication and Division of Decimals
Solving Common Fraction Equations
Introduction to Drug Measures
Metric, International (SI) System
Additional Drug Measures: Unit, Percentage, Milliequivalent, Ratio, Household, Apothecary
Calculating Dosages From Medication Labels and Syringe Calibrations, and Safe Medication Administration
Oral Medication Labels and Dosage Calculation
Safe Medication Administration
Hypodermic Syringe Measurement
Reading Parenteral Medication Labels and Dosage Calculation
Reconstitution of Powdered Drugs
Measuring Insulin Dosages
Dosage Calculations
Ratio and Proportion
Dimensional Analysis/Units Conversion
Formula Method
Dosage Calculation from Body Weight and Body Surface Area
Adult and Pediatric Dosages Based on Body Weight
Adult and Pediatric Dosages Based on Body Surface Area
Intravenous Calculations
Introduction to IV Therapy
IV Flow Rate Calculation
Calculating IV Infusion and Completion Times
IV Medication and Titration Calculations
Heparin Infusion Calculations
Pediatric Medication Calculations
Pediatric Oral and Parenteral Medications
Pediatric Intravenous Medications
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