Dosage Calculations

Dosage Calculations

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The new edition of this best selling text presents principles of calculating medication dosages using the formula method D/H x Q=X. Math review and pretest assure students are ready for the concepts presented. The text is highly illustrated and contains numerous solved examples to demonstrate math concepts involved. Supplements Instructor's Manual 0-7668-0505-0show more

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  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 208.3 x 269.2 x 22.9mm | 1,020.59g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Delmar Cengage Learning
  • Clifton Park, United States
  • Revised
  • 6th Revised edition
  • colour & b&w illustrations
  • 0766805042
  • 9780766805040

Table of contents

SECTION I MATHEMATICS REVIEW: Mathematics Review-Diagnostic Evaluation. Chapter 1 Math Review-Fraction and Decimals. Chapter 2 Math Review-Ratio and Percent, Simple Equations, Ratio and Proportion. Math Post Test. SECTION II MEASUREMENT SYSTEMS, DRUG ORDERS, & DRUG LABELS: Chapter 3 Systems of Measurement. Chapter 4 Conversions for Dosage Calculations. Chapter 5 Conversions for Other Clinical Applications. Chapter 6 Equipment Used in Dosages Measurement. Chapter 7 Interpreting Drug Orders. Chapter 8 Understanding Drug Labels. Section II: Post Test. SECTION III DOSAGE CALCULATIONS: Chapter 9 Oral Dosages Calculations -Tablets, Capsules, and Liquids. Chapter 10 Parenteral Dosage Calculations. Chapter 11 Calculating with Ratio and Proportion. Chapter 12 Pediatric Dosages. Section III: Post Test. SECTION IV ADVANCED CALCULATION: Chapter 13 Reconstitution of Non-Injectable Solutions: Topical Irrigants, Oral & Enteral Feedings. Chapter 14 Intravenous Calculations. Chapter 15 Advanced Pediatric Calculations-BSA (across the life span), IV Fluids and IV Medications. Chapter 16 Advanced Adult Calculations-IV Heparin, Critical Care Drips [mg(mcg)/kg/min) across the life span]. Section IV Post Test. Essential Skills Evaluation Comprehensive Post Test. Answer more

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