Calculate With Confidence

Paperback | September 24, 2013

byDeborah C. Gray MorrisEditorDeborah C. Gray Morris

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This popular text covers the ratio and proportion, formula, and dimensional analysis methods offering a step-by-step approach to the calculation and administration of drug dosages. With over 2,000 practice problems, Gray Morris focuses on enhancing the learning experience of nursing students at all curricular levels by making content clinically applicable.Calculate with Confidence, 6th Edition addresses the increasing responsibility of the nurse in medication administration, prioritizes client safety, and reflects the current scope of practice.

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This popular text covers the ratio and proportion, formula, and dimensional analysis methods offering a step-by-step approach to the calculation and administration of drug dosages. With over 2,000 practice problems, Gray Morris focuses on enhancing the learning experience of nursing students at all curricular levels by making content c...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:752 pages, 10.88 × 8.5 × 0.68 inPublished:September 24, 2013Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0323089313

ISBN - 13:9780323089319

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Table of Contents

Unit One: Math Review

Pre-Test

1. Roman Numerals

2. Fractions

3. Decimals

4. Ratio and Proportion

5. Percentages

Post-Test

Unit Two: Systems of Measurement

6. Metric System

7. Apothecary and Household Systems

8. Converting Within and Between Systems

9. Additional Conversions Useful in the Health Care Setting

Unit Three: Methods of Administration and Calculation

10. Medication Administration

11. Understanding and Interpreting Medication Orders

12. Medication Administration Records and Drug Distribution Systems

13. Reading Medication Labels

14. Dosage Calculation Using the Ratio and Proportion Method

15. Dosage Calculation Using the Formula Method

16. Dosage Calculation Using the Dimensional Analysis Method

Unit Four: Oral and Parenteral Dosage Forms, Insulin and Pediatric Dosage Calculations

17. Calculation of Oral Medications

18. Parenteral Medications

19. Reconstitution of Solutions

20. Insulin

Unit Five: Intravenous, Heparin, and Critical Care Calculations and Pediatric Dosage Calculations

22. Intravenous Calculations

23. Heparin Calculations

24. Critical Care Calculations

25. Pediatric and Adult Dosage Calculation Based on Weight

Comprehensive Post-Test

Answer Key

Bibliography

Index