Math and Dosage Calculations for Health Care Professionals with Student CD

ISBN-10: 0077460383

ISBN-13: 9780077460389

Edition: 4th 2012

Authors: Kathryn A. Booth, James Whaley, Susan Sienkiewicz, Jennifer Palmunen

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McGraw-Hill has a clear digital advantage in math & dosage calculations with ALEKS Prep, to prepare students with a strong math foundation, and Connect Plus, which includes math, terminology, dosage calculations, interactive exercises and an eBook- a complete course solution. 3D Animations covering pathophysiology and pharmacology as well as a newly filmed Medication Administration Video series are also in Connect Plus with pre-, during- and post-assessment. The 4th edition of Booth has a redesigned table of contents, adding a new chapter of safe medication administration, and breaking larger chapters into smaller, more manageable chapters.
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Book details

List price: $149.33
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 1/6/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 720
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.344
Language: English

Math and Dosage Calculations for Health Care, 4th edition
Fractions
Producing Fractions and Mixed Numbers In the Proper Form
Common Fractions
Mixed Numbers
Producing and Identifying Equivalent Fractions
Determining the Simplest Form of a Fraction
Finding the Least Common Denominator
Comparing the Value of Fractions
Adding Fractions
Subtracting Fractions
Multiplying Fractions
Dividing Fractions
Homework Assignment
Chapter Review
Decimals
Writing and Comparing Decimals
Applying the Rules for Rounding Decimals
Converting Fractions into Decimals
Converting Decimals into Fractions
Adding and Subtracting Decimals
Multiplying Decimals
Dividing Decimals
Homework Assignment
Chapter Review
Relationships of Quantities: Percents, Ratios, and Proportions
Percents
Converting Values To and From a Percent
Ratios
Converting Values To and From a Ratio
Proportion
Writing Proportions
Using Proportions to Solve for an Unknown
Means and Extremes
Homework Assignment
Chapter Review
Metric System
Metric System
Metric Notation
Converting Within the Metric System
Homework Assignment
Chapter Review
Other Systems of Measurement
Apothecary System
Apothecary Notation
Household System
Units of Measure
Household Notation
Equivalent Measurements for the Metric, Apothecary, and Household Systems
Homework Assignment
Chapter Review
Converting Units
Writing Conversion Factors from Equivalent Measurements
Converting Units Using the Proportion Method
Converting Units Using Dimensional Analysis
Homework Assignment
Chapter Review
Temperature and Time
Converting Temperature
Converting Time
Homework Assignment
Chapter Review
Equipment for Dosage Measurement
Enteral Medication Administration Devices
Medicine Cups
Droppers
Calibrated Spoons
Oral Syringes
Other Equipment for Enteral Medications
Parenteral Medication Administration Devices
Standard Syringes
Safety Syringes
Prefilled Syringes
Insulin Syringes
Tuberculin Syringes
Syringes for Established Intravenous Syringes
Large-Capacity Syringes
Ampules, Vials, and Cartridges
Preparing the Syringe
Needle Gauge and Length
Homework Assignment
Chapter Review
Interpreting Medication Orders
Medical Abbreviations
Roman Numerals
Combining Roman Numerals
Components of a Medication Order
Medication Administration Records
Homework Assignment
Chapter Review
Interpreting Medication Labels and Package Inserts
Information on Medication Labels and Package Inserts
Drug Name
Form of the Drug
Dosage Strength
Combination Drugs
Total Number or Volume in Container
Route of Administration
Warnings
Storage Information
Manufacturing Information
Information About Reconstituting Drugs
Package Inserts
Label Information Related to Medication Routes
Oral Medications
Parenteral Medications
Medications Administered by Other Routes
Homework Assignment
Chapter Review
Safe Medication Administration
Prescription/Medication Order
Verbal Orders
Safe Medication Order Transcription
Error-Prone Abbreviations and Symbols
Three Checks of Medication Administration
The Rights of Medication Administration
Observation
Patient Teaching
Medication Reference Materials
Methods of Dosage Calculations
Information Needed for Dosage Calculations
Methods of Dosage Calculation
Homework Assignment
Chapter Review
Oral Dosages
Tablets and Capsules
Calculating Dosages for Tablets and Capsules
Crushing Tablets or Opening Capsules
Liquid Medications
Homework Assignment
Chapter Review
Parenteral Dosages and Other Medication Administration Forms
Calculating Parenteral Dosages in Solution
Syringe Sizes
Medications Expressed in Percent or Ratio Format
Reconstituting Powdered Medications
Other Medication Administration Forms
Intradermal Injections
Inhalants
Drops, Sprays, and Mists
Vaginal and Rectal Medications
Topical Medications
Transdermal Systems
Homework Assignment
Chapter Review
Intravenous Calculations
IV Solutions
IV Labels
IV Concentrations
Compatibility
IV Equipment
The Primary Line
Secondary Lines (Piggyback)
Monitoring IV Equipment
Peripheral and Central IV Therapy
Calculating Flow Rates
Adjusting Flow Rates
Infusion Time and Volume
Calculating Infusion Time
Calculating Infusion Volume
Intermittent IV Infusions
Secondary Lines (Piggyback)
Intermittent Peripheral Infusion Devices
Preparing and Calculating Intermittent Infusions
Homework Assignment
Preparation of Noninjectable Solutions
Preparation of Solutions
Percent Concentration
Preparing Percent Solutions and Solids
Preparing a Dilution from a Concentrate
Homework Assignment
Chapter Review
Calculations for Special Populations
Factors That Impact Dosing and Medication Administration
Pharmacokinetics - How Drugs are Used by the Body
Working with Special Populations
o Pediatric Patients
o Geriatric Patients
Dosages Based on Body Weight
Ensuring Safe Dosages
Dosages Based on Ideal Weight
Dosages Based on Body Surface Area (BSA)
Calculating a Patient's BSA
Daily Maintenance Fluid Needs (DMFN)
Homework Assignment
Chapter Review
High-Alert Medications
Insulin
Types of Insulin
Timing of Action
Insulin Syringes
Insulin Combinations
Identifying Information on Heparin Label
Calculating Subcutaneous Heparin Dosages
Calculating Heparin Bolus Dosage and IV Rate
Homework Assignment
Chapter Review
Critical Care IV Calculations
Hourly Flow Rates For Dosage Per Time Infusions
Dosage Per Hour
Dosage Per Minute
IV Flow Rates Based on Body Weight Per Time
IV Flow Rates for Titrated Medications
Homework Assignment
Chapter Review
Comprehensive Evaluation
Answer Key
Glossary
Credits
Index
Reference Cards
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