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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
|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|
|Ratio and Proportion|
|Dimensional Analysis/Units Conversion|
|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|
|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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