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What version or edition is this?
This is the 7th edition with a publication date of 6/1/2010.
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- The Used copy of this book is not guaranteed to inclue any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included.
Now in its Seventh Edition, this pocket guide is a compact, portable, easy-to-use reference for dosage calculation and drug administration. The author uses a step-by-step approach with frequent examples to illustrate problem-solving and practical applications. Coverage includes review of mathematics, measurement systems, and a comprehensive section on dosage calculations.
Table of Contents
|Basic Mathematics Review and Refresher|
|Preassessment Test: Mathematics Skills Review|
|Percent, Ratio, and Proportion End of Unit|
|ReviewUnit 2Measurement Systems|
|The Metric System|
|The Apothecary System and Household Measurements|
|Approximate Equivalents and System Conversions|
|Oral Dosage Calculations|
|Parenteral Dosage Calculations|
|Intravenous Therapies: Critical-Care Applications|
|Heparin Preparation and Dosage Calculations|
|Pediatric Dosage Calculations and Intravenous Therapy|
|SolutionsEnd of Unit|
|Rounding Off Decimals|
|Abbreviations and Symbols for Drug Preparation and Administration|
|Pediatric Intramuscular Injections|
|Nursing Concerns for Pediatric Drug Administration|
|Nursing Considerations for Critical Care Drug Administration|
|Nursing Concerns for Geriatric Drug Administration|
|Needleless Intravenous System|
|Temperature Conversions: Fahrenheit and Celsius Scales|
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