Drug Calculations: Ratio and Proportion Problems for Clinical Practice

Drug Calculations: Ratio and Proportion Problems for Clinical Practice

Paperback Drug Calculations Companion

By (author) Meta Brown, By (author) Joyce L. Mulholland

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  • Publisher: Mosby
  • Format: Paperback | 464 pages
  • Dimensions: 216mm x 274mm x 23mm | 907g
  • Publication date: 28 November 2011
  • Publication City/Country: St Louis
  • ISBN 10: 0323077501
  • ISBN 13: 9780323077507
  • Edition: 9, Revised
  • Edition statement: 9th Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: Illustd.
  • Sales rank: 747,861

Product description

Covering the ratio and proportion method of drug calculations, "Drug Calculations: Ratio and Proportion Problems for Clinical Practice, 9th Edition" provides clear, step-by-step explanations and concise examples to ensure safety and accuracy. Unique to this book, a "proof" step in the answer key lets you double-check your calculation results to avoid medication errors. Safety is also addressed through the inclusion of Quality & Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) information and with features such as Clinical Alerts and High Alert drug icons calling attention to situations in actual practice that have resulted in drug errors. Written by Meta Brown Seltzer and Joyce Mulholland, this text includes extensive hands-on practice with calculation problems, critical thinking exercises, worksheets, and assessment tests. And to boost your proficiency, a companion Evolve website adds more than 600 additional practice problems.

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Table of contents

General Mathematics Self Assessment 1. General Mathematics 2. Ratio & Proportion 3. Safe Medication Administration 4. Drug Measurements and Oral Dose Calculations 5. Injectable Medication Calculations 6. Medication from Powders and Crystals: Oral and Intramuscular 7. Basic Intravenous Calculations 8. Advanced Intravenous Calculations 9. Parenteral Nutrition 10. Insulin 11. Anticoagulants 12. Children's Dosages Multiple Choice Final Comprehensive Final Answer Key Index