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Math Calculations for Pharmacy Technicians A Worktext

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ISBN-10: 0721606423

ISBN-13: 9780721606422

Edition: N/A

Authors: Eugenia M. Fulcher, Robert M. Fulcher

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Designed specifically for pharmacy technicians, using the competencies developed by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), this comprehensive worktext covers everything from basic math skills to reading and interpreting labels and physicians' orders. The unique worktext format introduces readers to key calculation and conversion concepts and then provides a wealth of self-tests and practice problems more than any other calculations book for pharmacy technicians so readers can immediately apply what they are learning to realistic and challenging calculation problems. Other key concepts include conversions between the various measurement systems, reconstituting liquid…    
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Book details

List price: $67.95
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 7/18/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 640
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.838
Language: English

Introduction and Basic Math Skills
Assessment of Mathematical Skills Needed for Pharmacy Technicians
Review of Basic Mathematical Skills
Measurements Used in Health Care and Conversions between Measurement Systems
Conversion of Clinical Measurements of Numbers, Time, and Temperature
Comparisons of Measurement Systems
Conversions between Measurement Systems
Medication and Prescription Orders and Their Calculations
Interpretation of Medication Labels and Orders
Calculation of Solid Oral Doses and Dosages
Calculate Doses of Liquid Oral and Parenteral Medications
Reconstitution of Powders or Crystals into Liquid Medications
Special Medication Calculations
Calculation of Medications for Special Populations Based on Body Weight and Patient Age
Calculation of Medications Measured in Units, Milliequivalents, and Percents of Concentration
Calculation of Medications for Intravenous Uses
Calculation of Mixtures from Stock Medications
Interpreting Physicians' Orders for Dosages
Comprehensive Posttest
Business Math for Pharmacy Technicians
Answer Key