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    Nurses! Test Yourself in Essential Calculation Skills (Open University Press) (Paperback) By (author) Katherine Rogers, By (author) William N. Scott

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    Description"This book will be of great benefit to student nurses. Following the clear, step by step guides and worked examples will enable you to quickly develop the confidence to master more complex processes. It will also be an invaluable resource for mentors supporting students". (Dorothy Adam, Lecturer, The Robert Gordon University, UK). "This book is a fundamental companion for all nurses wanting to become more proficient at medication calculations. The book is designed to find areas for improvements through a series of tests that start with a basic calculation review. Working through the book will help you to build confidence in the clinical environment". (James Pearson-Jenkins, Senior Lecturer of Adult Acute Nursing, University of Wolverhampton, UK). "This book is a useful tool for all nurses. I would recommend it for nursing staff undertaking intravenous or other medication management courses/ modules. It would also benefit nurses who have to undertake calculations tests as part of their new post or ongoing development". (Amy Hutchinson, Student Nurse, University of Ulster, UK). "Through simple examples, exercises and gradual progression, this book will help to remove the anxiety often associated with the arithmetic involved in drug calculations commonly encountered in clinical practice. The book will be of use to pre-registration and registered nurses alike. It provides an opportunity for both self assessment and practice, as such it will be a useful tool for improving confidence, competence and patient safety in a critical skill". (Jim Jolly, Head of Academic Unit for Long Term Conditions, School of Healthcare, University of Leeds, UK). Looking for a quick and effective way to revise key points and test your knowledge? Calculation exams can intimidate many nurses. This handy book is designed to help you conquer your fears and strengthen your calculation skills. With more than 500 test questions in total, this book includes: 4 diagnostic tests so you can assess strengths and weaknesses; 11 chapters on basic calculation skills; 4 chapters on applied clinical calculations including injections, intravenous and paediatric drugs; and, Quick reference tables of common units, formulae and times tables. There are also chapters on the most common drug administrations used in nursing including: intravenous infusions, oral medication, injections, parenteral nutrition and paediatric drugs and this book shows you how to use calculations in clinical settings. Written by lecturers at one of the UK's top nursing schools, this test book is sure to help you improve your results - and tackle calculations with confidence!


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    Title
    Nurses! Test Yourself in Essential Calculation Skills
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Katherine Rogers, By (author) William N. Scott
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 152
    Width: 134 mm
    Height: 214 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 222 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780335243594
    ISBN 10: 0335243592
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HEA
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S6.6
    Ingram Subject Code: PI
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    Abridged Dewey: 610
    B&T General Subject: 510
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16920
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    LC classification: RT
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 57
    BIC subject category V2: MQC
    BISAC V2.8: MED058000
    B&T Merchandise Category: NUS
    BISAC V2.8: MED072000
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 32
    BISAC V2.8: MED058210, MED058190
    DC22: 615.1401513
    Ingram Theme: INDS/NURSTD
    Thema V1.0: MQC, MQP
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    OPEN UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    OPEN UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    01 April 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Milton Keynes
    Author Information
    Dr. Katherine Rogers and Dr. William Scott are both Lecturers in Applied Health Sciences with the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Queen's University Belfast, UK.