9780132384704

Medical Dosage Calculations

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  • ISBN13:

    9780132384704

  • ISBN10:

    0132384701

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Paperback w/CD
  • Copyright: 2008-01-01
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

Completely revised and updated to include the latest practices and medication,Medical Dosage Calculations, 9/emaintains its user-friendly structure and offers nurses a comprehensive yet accessible drug calculation text and workbook. With over 1,000 practice problems, illustrative examples, critical thinking case studies, and comprehensive self-tests this book gives readers the skills and understanding to master this crucial area of nursing studies.

Table of Contents

Medical Dosage Calculations, 9/E
Olsen, Giangrasso, Shrimpton, Dillon
Basic Calculation Skills and Introduction to Medical Administration
Review of Arithmetic for Medical Dosage Calculations
Safe and Accurate Drug Administration
Dimensional Analysis
Systems of Measurement
Systems of Measurement for Dosage Calculations
Converting from One System of Measurement to Another
Oral and Parenteral Medications
Calculating Oral Medication Doses
Syringes
Preparation of Solutions
Parenteral Medications
Infusions and Pediatric Dosages
Calculating Flow Rates and Durations of Enteral and Intravenous Infusions
Calculating Flow Rates for Intravenous Medications
Calculating Pediatric Dosages
Appendices
Answer Section
Common Abbreviations used in Medical Documentation
Units of Measurement in Metric, Household and Apothecary Systems
Celsius and Fahrenheit Temperature Conversions
Tables of Weights Conversions
Ratio and Proportion Method for Dosage Calculations
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