9780781763356

Math for Nurses A Pocket Guide to Dosage Calculation and Drug Preparation

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  • ISBN13:

    9780781763356

  • ISBN10:

    0781763355

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 6/1/2010
  • Publisher: LWW
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Summary

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
Common Fractions
Decimals
Percent, Ratio, and Proportion End of Unit
ReviewUnit 2Measurement Systems
The Metric System
The Apothecary System and Household Measurements
Approximate Equivalents and System Conversions
Dosage Calculations
Medication Labels
Oral Dosage Calculations
Parenteral Dosage Calculations
Intravenous Therapies
Intravenous Therapies: Critical-Care Applications
Insulin
Heparin Preparation and Dosage Calculations
Pediatric Dosage Calculations and Intravenous Therapy
SolutionsEnd of Unit
Review Answers
Appendices
Roman Numerals
Rounding Off Decimals
Abbreviations and Symbols for Drug Preparation and Administration
Intradermal Injections
Subcutaneous Injections
Intramuscular Injections
Track Injections
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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