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    DescriptionThe ability to calculate drug doses accurately and quickly is an essential skill. This best-selling book uses a diagnostic test to pinpoint any weaknesses in the basic arithmetic required and is followed by specific exercises to remedy them. Examples are drawn from clinical practice, and explanations and graded exercises (with answers) cover the calculations required to administer tablets, mixtures and injections; to arrive at different drip rates; and to administer paediatric dosages safely.


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    Title
    Nursing Calculations
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) John D. Gatford, By (author) Nicole Phillips
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 152
    Width: 122 mm
    Height: 184 mm
    Thickness: 4 mm
    Weight: 200 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780443102882
    ISBN 10: 0443102880
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16960
    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
    BIC subject category V2: MMG
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    BIC subject category V2: PB
    B&T General Subject: 510
    Abridged Dewey: 615
    LC classification: RM
    B&T Merchandise Category: MAJ
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 57
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    B&T Approval Code: A69244868
    BIC subject category V2: MQC
    BISAC V2.8: MED072000, MED058170
    B&T Approval Code: A68400400
    DC22: 615.14076, 513.02461
    Thema V1.0: MQCM
    Edition
    7, Revised
    Edition statement
    7th Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    ill
    Publisher
    Elsevier Health Sciences
    Imprint name
    CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE
    Publication date
    21 August 2006
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Review quote
    "I welcome the 7th edition of this brilliant book and highly recommend it. The arithmetic is based on calculations that are regularly used by the caring profession, namely kilograms, grams, milligrams, micrograms, litres and millilitres. The authors demonstrate several methods of converting these various measurements into each other achieved by worked examples. These are then followed by numerous questions for the readers to answer themselves; the answers are at the back of the book. This invaluable 'hands on' book should be read as a refresher by anyone who is involved in medication and is a must for those who are new to the caring profession." Distance Learning Tutor.Journal of Community Nursing. May 2007. Vol 21 issue 5
    Table of contents
    A review of basic calculations. Dosages of oral medications. Drug dosages for injection. Intravenous infusion. Paediatric dosages. Summary exercises. Answers