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Math for nurses : a pocket guide to dosage calculation and drug preparation

Boyer, Mary Jo. (Author).

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Kirtland Community College Library RT 68 .B69 2016 30775305532401 General Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781496303417
  • ISBN: 1496303415
  • Physical Description: print
    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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