Medical Mathematics and Dosage Calculations for Veterinary Professionals

Medical Mathematics and Dosage Calculations for Veterinary Professionals

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Medical Mathematics and Dosage Calculations for Veterinary Professionals, Second Edition is an updated and revised version of the essential pocket-size reference for using math in the veterinary setting. Covering a range of topics from math fundamentals to drug prescription and dosing information, the book provides step-by-step instructions for calculating dosages, drip rates, concentrations, and other drug administration information. Medical Mathematics and Dosage Calculations for Veterinary Professionals is a useful guide for veterinary health care professionals, veterinary students, and veterinary technicians.

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  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 124 x 182 x 22mm | 480.81g
  • Iowa State University Press
  • Arnes, AI, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0813823633
  • 9780813823638
  • 707,972

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"I consider this little book very useful and usually user-friendly. As an instructor, I will continue to use and recommend it to veterinary technician students as well as veterinarians, veterinary technicians, veterinary assistants, and others who want to learn or refresh their medical math skills." (The Vin Store, March 12, 2010) "Should be required reading for all veterinary students and veterinary technician students." (Doody's, February, 2010) "Bill (veterinary pharmacology, Purdue U. School of Veterinary Medicine) has updated the original edition by providing new sections of dilutions and fluid therapy, new illustrations and more detailed information on dosages." (Book News, December 2009)

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"Medical Mathematics and Dosage Calculations for Veterinary Professionals, Second Edition," is an updated and revised version of the essential pocket-size reference for using math in the veterinary setting. Covering a range of topics from math fundamentals to drug prescription and dosing information, the book provides step-by-step instructions for calculating dosages, drip rates, concentrations, and other drug administration information. "Medical Mathematics and Dosage Calculations for Veterinary Professionals" has been thoroughly revised to be even more practical, with more detailed information on performing dosage calculations. Coverage has been expanded to include new and updated illustrations, more percentage solution problems to cover compounding and mixing solutions, and new sections on dilutions and fluid therapy. This user-friendly guide to medical mathematics leads the reader through each calculation. Exercises using copies of actual medication labels to practice calculating dosages accurately are also included. "Medical Mathematics and Dosage Calculations for Veterinary Professionals" is a useful guide for veterinary health care professionals, veterinary students, and veterinary technicians. Key Features: Updated edition of the essential pocket-size reference Covers math fundamentals, metric and non-metric conversions, dosing and concentration, IV drug infusion, prescriptions, and doctors' orders Offers step-by-step instructions for performing calculations Includes up-to-date illustrations, expanded percentage solution problems, and more detailed dosage information New sections on dilutions and fluid therapy Related Titles: "Plumb's Veterinary Drug Handbook, Sixth Edition "By Donald C. Plumb 9780813810973 (Desk) 9780813820569 (Pocket) 9780813821948 (CD) 9780813821726 (Mobile) "Veterinary Medical Team Handbook with CD "By Andrew J. Rosenfeld 9780781757591

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About Robert Bill

Robert Louis (Pete) Bill , DVM, is Director of Veterinary Technology and Professor of Veterinary Pharmacology at Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine.

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