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Dosage Calculations

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ISBN-10: 1439058474

ISBN-13: 9781439058473

Edition: 9th 2013

Authors: Gloria D. Pickar, Amy Pickar-Abernethy

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Best-selling DOSAGE CALCULATIONS, 9th Edition features the three-step approach to basic and advanced Formula Method calculations that nursing and other health care professionals prefer, along with a reader-friendly writing style and handy "work text" format. In addition to easing readers into the math with a thorough review, the book uses a logic-based process to build confidence and limit anxiety. Featuring full-color images of drug labels, critical thinking assessments, extensive clinical examples, and a host of interactive supplements, including an accompanying online tutorial, DOSAGE CALCULATIONS, 9th Edition provides the skills needed to master dosage calculations in any clinical…    
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Book details

List price: $99.95
Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 1/1/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 640
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.146

Mathematics Review
Fractions and Decimals
Ratios, Percents, Simple Equations, and Ratio-Proportion
Part I Self-Evaluation
Mathematics Diagnostic Evaluation
Measurement Systems, Drug Orders, and Drug Labels
Systems of Measurement
Conversions: Metric, Apothecary, and Household Systems
Conversions for Other Clinical Applications: Time and Temperature
Equipment Used in Dosage Measurement
Interpreting Drug Orders
Understanding Drug Labels
Preventing Medication Errors
Part II Self-Evaluation
Drug Dosage Calculations
Oral Dosage of Drugs
Parenteral Dosage of Drugs
Reconstitution of Solutions
Alternative Dosage Calculation Methods: Ratio-Proportion and Dimensional Analysis
Pediatric and Adult Dosages Based on Body Weight
Part III Self-Evaluation
Advanced Calculations
Intravenous Solutions, Equipment, and Calculations
Body Surface Area and Advanced Pediatric Calculations
Advanced Adult Intravenous Calculations
Section IV Self-Evaluation