Dosage Calculations by Gloria D. PickarDosage Calculations by Gloria D. Pickar

Dosage Calculations

byGloria D. Pickar, Amy Pickar-abernethy

Paperback | January 1, 2012

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Best-selling DOSAGE CALCULATIONS, 9th Edition features the three-step approach to basic and advanced Formula Method calculations that nursing and other health care professionals prefer, along with a reader-friendly writing style and handy "work text" format. In addition to easing readers into the math with a thorough review, the book uses a logic-based process to build confidence and limit anxiety. Featuring full-color images of drug labels, critical thinking assessments, extensive clinical examples, and a host of interactive supplements, including an accompanying online tutorial, DOSAGE CALCULATIONS, 9th Edition provides the skills needed to master dosage calculations in any clinical setting!
Title:Dosage CalculationsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:640 pages, 10.7 × 8.5 × 1.1 inPublished:January 1, 2012Publisher:Delmar Publishers IncLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1439058474

ISBN - 13:9781439058473

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Table of Contents

Part I: MATHEMATICS REVIEW.1. Fractions and Decimals.2. Ratios, Percents, Simple Equations, and Ratio-Proportion.Part I Self-Evaluation. Mathematics Diagnostic Evaluation.Part II: MEASUREMENT SYSTEMS, DRUG ORDERS, AND DRUG LABELS.3. Systems of Measurement.4. Conversions: Metric, Apothecary, and Household Systems.5. Conversions for Other Clinical Applications: Time and Temperature.6. Equipment Used in Dosage Measurement.7. Interpreting Drug Orders.8. Understanding Drug Labels.9. Preventing Medication Errors.Part II Self-Evaluation.Part III: DRUG DOSAGE CALCULATIONS.10. Oral Dosage of Drugs.11. Parenteral Dosage of Drugs.12. Reconstitution of Solutions.13. Alternative Dosage Calculation Methods: Ratio-Proportion and Dimensional Analysis.14. Pediatric and Adult Dosages Based on Body Weight.Part III Self-Evaluation.Part IV: ADVANCED CALCULATIONS.15. Intravenous Solutions, Equipment, and Calculations.16. Body Surface Area and Advanced Pediatric Calculations.17. Advanced Adult Intravenous Calculations.Section IV Self-Evaluation.