Calculate With Confidence

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1998-01-01
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science Health Science div
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The new, 3rd Edition of this popular dosage and solutions text now includes dimensional analysis -- along with the ratio and proportion and formula methods -- to encompass the most common methods used in clinical practice. An engaging 4-color design -- complete with over 200 full-color drug labels, syringes, and other illustrations -- simulates clinical practice. Plus, a student-friendly pedagogy, an extensive math review, and a wealth of examples and exercises help students master the skills they need to succeed in the classroom, in examinations, and in the clinical setting.

Table of Contents

Roman Numeralsp. 7
Fractionsp. 11
Decimalsp. 26
Ratio and Proportionp. 41
Percentagesp. 48
Post Testp. 54
Metric Systemp. 61
Apothecaries' and Household Systemsp. 68
Converting Within and Between Systemsp. 75
Medication Administrationp. 89
Understanding Medication Ordersp. 96
Medication Administration Recordsp. 107
Reading Medication Labelsp. 122
Calculation of Dosages Using Ratio-Proportionp. 131
Dosage Calculation Using the Formula Methodp. 146
Calculation of Oral Medicationsp. 163
Parenteral and Liquid Medicationsp. 198
Powdered Drugsp. 234
Insulinp. 253
Pediatric Dosage Calculationp. 272
Basic I.V. Calculationsp. 293
Heparin Calculationsp. 318
Critical Care Calculationsp. 328
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