Henke's Med-Math Dosage Calculation, Preparation and Administration

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-09-17
  • Publisher: LWW
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Now in its Sixth Edition, this best-selling text features a highly visual, hands-on approach to learning dosage calculations and principles of drug administration. It presents step-by-step approaches to solving problems and includes dosage problems that simulate actual clinical experience. Each chapter includes numerous examples, self-tests, and proficiency tests. This edition covers all four dosage calculation methods-formula, ratio, and proportion side by side in each chapter, and dimensional analysis in a new chapter. Drug labels are current, and problems use JCAHO-approved abbreviations. A handy quick-reference plastic pull-out card shows conversions and formulas.

Table of Contents

Arithmetic Needed for Dosage
Interpreting the Language of Prescriptions
Metric, Apothecary and Household Systems of Measurement
Drug Labels and Packaging
Drug Preparations and Equipment to Measure Doses
Calculation of Oral Medications-Solids and Liquids
Liquids for Injection
Calculation of Basic IV Drip Rates
Special Types of Intravenous Calculations
Dosage Problems for Infants and Children
Dimensional Analysis
Information Basic to Administering Drugs
Administration Procedures
Proficiency Test Answers
Putting It Together Answers
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