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Clinical calculations : with applications to general and specialty areas

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Kirtland Community College Library RS 57 .K44 2016 30775305524002 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780323390880 (pbk)
  • ISBN: 0323390889 (pbk)
  • Physical Description: print
    xvi, 393 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Edition: Eighth edition.
  • Publisher: St. Louis, Missouri : Elsevier Inc., [2016]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Basic math review -- Systems used for drug administration -- Conversion within the metric, apothecary, and household systems -- Interpretation of drug labels, drug orders, bar codes, MAR and eMAR, automation of medication dispensing administration, and abbreviations -- Prevention of medication errors -- Alternative methods for drug administration -- Methods of calculation -- Methods of calculation for individualized drug dosing -- Oral and enteral preparations with clinical applications -- Injectable preparations with clinical applications -- Insulin administration -- Intravenous preparations with clinical applications -- Pediatrics -- Critical care -- Pediatric critical care -- Labor and delivery -- Community -- Post-test: oral preparations, injectables, intravenous, and pediatrics.
Summary, etc.: "Clinical Calculations: With Applications to General and Specialty Areas, 8th Edition covers all four major drug calculation methods -- ratio & proportion, formula, fractional equation, and dimensional analysis. It also includes practice problems not only for general care but also for specialty areas such as pediatrics and critical care. A new chapter covers insulin administration, and concise, illustrated information includes the latest medications, drug administration techniques, and devices. Written by a team of experts led by Joyce Kee, Clinical Calculations makes it easy to understand drug calculation and emphasizes patient safety above all else." --Publisher's website.
Subject: Pharmaceutical arithmetic
Nursing Mathematics
Drug Dosage Calculations
Pharmaceutical Preparations administration & dosage
Genre: Nurses' Instruction.
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