Your prescription for mastering dosage calculations
Need to learn how to calculate dosages with precision but find yourself looking for some anesthesia instead? Here's your remedy! Dosage Calculations Demystified makes this complex topic easy to absorb.
Written by a graduate nurse, instructor, and bestselling author, Dosage Calculations Demystified covers medication orders and medication labels and explains how to calculate doses using the formula method and the ratio-proportion method. You'll get details on I.V. calculations, pediatric doses, and enteral tube feeding. The book also covers dosage calculations for commonly prescribed drugs, including Heparin and dopamine. Hundreds of examples make it easy to understand the material, and NCLEX-style practice questions help reinforce learning.
This self-teaching guide offers:
Learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter
Tips for avoiding common errors when using MAR charting systems
Details on I.V. therapy
Coverage of pediatric BSA dosage calculations
Measurements in SI units
A time-saving approach to performing better on an exam or at work
Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Dosage Calculations Demystified is your key to acing this vital nursing skill.