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Math for nurses : a pocket guide to dosage calculation and drug preparation / Mary Jo Boyer, RN, PhD, Vice Provost and Vice President, Branch Campus Operations, Adjunct Nursing Faculty, Former Dean and Professor of Nursing, Delaware County Community College, Media Pennsylvania.

Boyer, Mary Jo. (Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Kirtland Community College Library RT 68 .B69 2016 30775305532401 General Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781496303417
  • ISBN: 1496303415
  • Physical Description: xiv, 418 pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm
  • Edition: Edition 9.
  • Publisher: Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Preassessment test : mathematics skills review -- Fractions -- Decimals -- Percents, ratio, and proportion -- The metric, household, and apothecary systems of measurement -- Approximate equivalents and system conversions -- Medication labels -- Oral dosage calculations -- Parenteral dosage calculations -- Intravenous therapy -- Intravenous therapies: critical care applications -- Insulin -- Heparin preparation and dosage calculations : subcutaneous and intravenous -- Pediatric dosage calculations and intravenous therapy -- Solutions and drug reconstitution.
Subject: Pharmaceutical arithmetic > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Nursing > Mathematics > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Pharmaceutical Preparations > administration & dosage.
Dosage Forms.
Drug Dosage Calculations.
Mathematics.
Genre: Handbooks.
Nurses' Instruction.

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Math for Nurses : A Pocket Guide to Dosage Calculation and Drug Preparation
Math for Nurses : A Pocket Guide to Dosage Calculation and Drug Preparation
by Boyer, Mary Jo
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Math for Nurses : A Pocket Guide to Dosage Calculation and Drug Preparation


Help your students learn to calculate dosages accurately with this easy-to-use pocket guide. Packed with real clinical examples and practice problems, Math for Nurses includes a review of basic math skills, measurement systems, and drug calculations/preparations, making it ideal for use in clinical settings or as a study aid. The book's step-by-step approach coupled with frequent examples that illustrate problem-solving helps students develop the knowledge and skills they need to calculate dosages effectively and improve the accuracy of drug delivery. Highlights of the 9th Edition Complete: This is the only dosage calculation pocket reference available today that covers the steps of drug preparation. Comprehensive: All methods of dosage calculations are used, including ratio, proportion, formula, and dimensional analysis. Hands-on: Practice problems throughout the text and end-of-chapter and end-of-unit review questions aid students' application and recall of material Practical: A handy pull-out quick-reference card contains basic equivalents, conversion factors, and math formulas. Interactive: Virtual Chalkboard tutorials (followed by quizzes) solve problems step-by-step using three different methods with a voice over that explains each step.

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