Applying Medication Math Skills: A Dimensional Analysis Approach

Applying Medication Math Skills: A Dimensional Analysis Approach

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This uniquely designed book will meet your need for a comprehensive and easy-to-understand resource on basic mathematics and dosage calculation! Topics range from basic mathematics to medication dosages based on body weight. The combination of the dimensional analysis problem-solving approach and hands-on learning activities simulate clinical experiences. Includes drug labels, hundreds of practice problems, and interactive CD-ROM.(administration, calculations, doses, measurement, fractions, decimals, exponents, scientific notation, percents, household, apothecary, metric, conversion, oral, parenteral, BSA, body weight, pediatric, intravenous, significant digits, ratio, proportion, formula, D/HxQ, time, temperature, logarithms, Ph, molarity, drug)
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  • Mixed media product | 288 pages
  • 215.9 x 274.3 x 6.4mm | 612.36g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Delmar Cengage Learning
  • Clifton Park, United States
  • English
  • 0766800504
  • 9780766800502

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PART I REVIEW OF MATHEMATICS: Pretest. Operations on Signed Numbers. Fractions. Decimals. Exponents and Scientific Notation. Percents. Introduction to Dimensional Analysis. Household Measurement System. Apothecaries'' Measurement System. Metric International (SI) System. Relationship of the Measurement Systems. PART II DOSAGE CALCULATION: Introduction to Medication Orders. Medication Administration Records. Oral Medications. Parenteral Medication Calculations. Dosages Based on Body Weight. Pediatric Dosages Based on Body Weight. Intravenous and Other Solution Calculations. Advanced Intravenous and Other Solution Calculations. PART III ADVANCED MATHEMATICS: Significant Digits. Ratio-Proportion and Formula Method. Temperature Conversion. Logarithms and pH. Molarity. APPENDIX: Common Abbreviations. Approximate Equivalents. Answers to Exercises.
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