Ratio & Proportion Dosage Calculations provides the ease of learning the ratio and proportion method of calculation with a building block approach of the basics. Its consistent focus on safety, accuracy, and professionalism make it a valuable reference for nurses and other allied health professionals.
This book uses the Ratio and Proportion method for drug calculations; a time-tested approach based on simple mathematical concepts. It helps the reader develop a “number sense”, and largely frees the healthcare professional from the need to memorize formulas.
-Pearson's Dosage Calcualtion Tutor with interactive practice questions, animated solutions and more!
-Content on daily fluid maintenance and titrating medications.
-Content of heparin and insulin sections.
-Joint Commission recommendations throughout.
-PORTABLE! Includes a convenient pocket reminder card.
-Realistic art program! Full-color labels of the newest drugs link mathematics to clinical practice.
-Over 1000 practice problems! Including illustrative examples, critical thinking case studies, and comprehensive self-tests. Fully detailed soutions are provided.
-Notes and Alerts throughout the text highlight concepts and principles for safe and accurate medication calculation and administration.
-Companion Website provides additional practice questions, case studies and interactive exercises.