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Med-Math : Dosage Calculation, Preparation and Administration,9780781710282

Med-Math : Dosage Calculation, Preparation and Administration

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9780781710282

ISBN10:
0781710286
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Pub. Date:
1/1/1999
Publisher(s):
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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Summary

Saint Vincent's Hospital, New York, NY. A programmed workbook for nursing students. Previous edition: c1995. Two-color format. Includes: new drug labels, an expanded glossary, and IV content. Three-hole punched with perforated pages.

Table of Contents

1 Arithmetic Needed for Dosage
1(25)
Multiplying Whole Numbers
1(1)
Dividing Whole Numbers
2(1)
Fractions
3(6)
Types of Fractions
3(2)
Multiplying Fractions
5(1)
Dividing Fractions
6(1)
Changing Fractions to Decimals
7(2)
Decimals
9(4)
Reading Decimals
9(1)
Dividing Decimals
10(1)
Clearing the Divisor of Decimal Points
10(1)
Rounding Off Decimals
11(1)
Comparing the Value of Decimals
12(1)
Percent
13(2)
Percents That Are Whole Numbers
13(1)
Percents That Are Decimals
13(1)
Percents That Are Fractions
14(1)
Ratio and Proportion
15(6)
Solving Proportions With an Unknown
15(2)
Ratio and Proportion in Dosage
17(4)
Answers
21(5)
2 Interpreting the Language of Prescriptions
26(17)
Time of Administration of Drugs
26(3)
Military Time: The 24-Hour Clock
28(1)
Routes of Administration
29(2)
Metric and SI Abbreviations
31(1)
Apothecary Abbreviations
32(1)
Household Abbreviations
33(1)
Terms and Abbreviations for Drug Preparations
34(7)
Answers
41(2)
3 Drug Labels and Packaging
43(20)
Drug Labels
43(5)
Drug Packaging
48(13)
Unit-Dose Packaging
48(5)
Multidose Packaging
53(8)
Answers
61(2)
4 Dosage Measurement Systems
63(16)
Metric System (SI)
63(14)
Measures of Weight
63(1)
Weight Equivalents
63(1)
Converting Solid Equivalents
64(5)
Table of Common Metric Solid Equivalents
69(2)
Metric Liquid Measures
71(1)
Apothecary Liquid Measures Found on Equipment
71(1)
Household Measures
71(1)
Conversions Among Liquid Measures
72(5)
Answers
77(2)
5 Drug Preparations and Equipment to Measure Doses
79(14)
Drug Preparations
79(3)
Oral Route
79(2)
Parenteral Route
81(1)
Topical Route
81(1)
Equipment to Measure Doses
82(9)
Medicine Cup
82(2)
Syringes
84(1)
Rounding Off Numbers in Liquid Dosage Answers
85(3)
Needles for Intramuscular and Subcutaneous Injections
88(3)
Answers
91(2)
6 Calculation of Oral Medications--Solids and Liquids
93(25)
Oral Solids
94(6)
Application of the Rule for Oral Solids
94(1)
Clearing Decimals
95(4)
Special Types of Oral Solid Orders
99(1)
Oral Liquids
100(4)
Application of the Rule for Oral Liquids
100(4)
Special Types of Oral Liquid Orders
104(1)
Mental Drill for Oral Solid and Liquid Problems
104(9)
Answers
113(5)
7 Liquids for Injection
118(41)
Calculating Injection Problems
119(5)
3-cc Syringe
119(1)
1-cc Precision Syringe
119(5)
Special Types of Problems in Injections From a Liquid
124(5)
When Stock Is a Ratio
124(3)
When Stock Is a Percent
127(2)
Insulin Injections
129(22)
Types of Insulin
129(3)
Types of Insulin Syringes
132(1)
Preparing an Injection Using an Insulin Syringe
133(1)
Mixing Two Insulins in One Syringe
133(1)
Preparing an Insulin Injecton When No Insulin Syringe Is Available
134(17)
Answers
151(8)
8 Injections From Powders
159(29)
Injections From Powders
159(1)
Application of the Rule for Injections From Powders
159(1)
Distinctive Features of Injections From Powders
160(3)
Where to Find Information About Reconstitution of Powders
163(20)
Answers
183(5)
9 Calculation of Basic IV Drip Rates
188(28)
Overview
188(1)
Types of Intravenous Fluids
188(1)
Kinds of Intravenous Drip Factors
189(8)
Infusion Pumps
189(1)
Labeling IVs
190(1)
Calculating Basic IV Drip Rates
191(2)
Application of the Rule
193(2)
Determining Hours an IV Will Run
195(1)
Choosing the Infusion Set
196(1)
Need for Continuous Observation
197(1)
Adding Medications to IVs
197(3)
Medications Ordered Over Several Hours
197(3)
Medications for Intermittent Intravenous Administration
200(4)
Explanation
200(4)
Admixture IVs
204(1)
Changing the Intravenous Drip Rate
204(7)
Recording Intake
205(6)
Answers
211(5)
10 Special Types of Intravenous Calculations
216(25)
Overview
216(1)
Medications Ordered in Units/hr, mg/hr, or mL/hr
216(4)
Units/hr--Rule and Calculation
216(1)
mg/hr, g/hr--Rule and Calculation
217(1)
mL/hr--Rule and Calculation
218(1)
mg/min--Rule and Calculation
219(1)
Medications Ordered in mcg/min, mcg/kg/min, or milliunits/min
220(5)
mcg/min--Rule and Calculation
220(3)
mcg/kg/min--Rule and Calculation
223(1)
milliunits/min--Rule and Calculation
224(1)
Body Surface Nomogram
225(4)
m(2)--Rule and Calculation
226(3)
Patient-Controlled Analgesia (PCA)
229(6)
Answers
235(6)
11 Dosage Problems for Infants and Children
241(20)
Overview
241(1)
Dosage Based on mg/kg and Body Surface Area
241(9)
Steps and Rule--mk/kg Body Weight
242(4)
Determining BSA in m(2)
246(2)
Steps and Rule--m(2) Medication Orders
248(2)
Dosage for Parenteral Medications
250(7)
Answers
257(4)
12 Information Basic to Administering Drugs
261(21)
Drug Knowledge
261(4)
Generic and Trade Names
262(1)
Classification
262(1)
Pregnancy Category
262(1)
Dosage and Route
263(1)
Action
263(1)
Indications
263(1)
Side and Adverse Effects
263(1)
Contraindications and Precautions
263(1)
Interactions and Incompatibilities
264(1)
Nursing Implications
264(1)
Signs of Effectiveness
264(1)
Patient Teaching
265(1)
Pharmacokinetics
265(1)
Absorption
265(1)
Distribution
265(1)
Biotransformation
265(1)
Excretion
265(1)
Tolerance
266(1)
Cumulation
266(1)
Half-Life
266(1)
Legal Considerations
266(4)
Criminal Law
267(2)
Civil Law
269(1)
Ethical Principles in Drug Administration
270(1)
Autonomy
270(1)
Truthfulness
270(1)
Beneficence
271(1)
Nonmaleficence
271(1)
Confidentiality
271(1)
Justice
271(1)
Fidelity
271(1)
Specific Points That May Be Helpful in Giving Medications
271(10)
Medication Orders
271(1)
Knowledge Base
271(2)
Pouring Medications
273(1)
Giving Medications
274(1)
Charting
274(1)
Evaluation
275(1)
Error in Medication
275(6)
Answers
281(1)
13 Administration Procedures
282(32)
Universal Precautions Applied to Administration of Medications
282(2)
General Safeguards in Administering Medications
282(2)
Systems of Administration
284(3)
Ticket System
284(1)
Mobile-Cart System
285(1)
Computer Printouts
286(1)
Routes of Administration
287(26)
Oral Route
287(2)
Parenteral Route
289(8)
Administering Injections
297(2)
Application to Skin and Mucous Membrane
299(14)
Answers
313(1)
Appendix A Apothecary System 314(4)
Appendix B Derivation of the Dosage Formula 318(2)
Appendix C Proficiency Test Answers 320(21)
Glossary 341(4)
Index 345


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