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This perennial best seller has set the standard for dosage calculations. This formula method text contains more practice questions than any competitor; full color labels; equipment; pediatric dosages; and even advanced calculations. New to this edition are a more streamlined presentation; new drug labels; smaller doses for pediatric calculations; and an interactive CD-ROM with improved functionality

Book News Annotation:

Featuring a math review, a formula method approach, color drug labels, and critical thinking assessments, this text/CD-ROM package covers basic and advanced calculations. This seventh edition includes new questions and labels that reflect current drugs and protocols, new photos of syringes that depict actual needle lengths found in practice, and a new chapter on reconstitution of solutions. The CD- ROM contains review exercises and tests. Pickar is affiliated with Compass Knowledge Group. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Master dosage calculations with the best-selling book! This market-leader from Gloria Pickar includes a comprehensive math review, full-color drug labels, and critical thinking assessments. Basic and advanced calculations are thoroughly covered, including intravenous and those specific to the pediatric patient.

About the Author

Gloria D. Pickar RN, EdD is the Dean of Open Campus, Seminole Community College, Sanford, Florida.Amy Pickar Abernethy, MD

Table of Contents

Section 1: Mathematics Review 1. Fractions and Decimals 2. Ratios, Percents, Simple Equations, and Ratio-Proportion Section 2: 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 Section 3: Drug Dosage Calculations 10. Oral Dosage of Drugs 11. Parenteral Dosage of Drugs 12. Reconstitution of Solutions 13. Using Other Methods to Calculate Dosages 14. Pediatric and Adult Dosages Based on Body Weight Advanced Calculations 15. Intravenous Solutions, Equipment, and Calculations 16. Body Surface Area and Advanced Pediatric Calculations 17. Advanced Adult Intravenous Calculations

Product Details

ISBN:
9780766862869
Author:
Pickar, Gloria
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Author:
Pickar, Gloria D.
Author:
Pickar, Gloria D.(Gloria D. Pickar, RN, BSN, MEd)
Author:
Pickar-Abernethy, Amy
Author:
Gloria D.(Gloria D. Pickar, RN, BSN, MEd) Pickar
Author:
Pickar, RN, EdD, Gloria D.
Author:
RN, EdD, Gloria D. Pickar
Location:
Australia
Subject:
Mathematics
Subject:
Pharmacy
Subject:
Nursing - Assessment & Diagnosis
Subject:
Pharmaceutical arithmetic
Subject:
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Subject:
Nursing - General
Subject:
dosage calculations; dosage calculation; dosage calc; dosage calc 8e; dosage; calculating dosage; formula method; rn dosage calculation; rn dosage calc; nursing
Subject:
Dosage Calculations; Nursing
Subject:
dosage calculations
Subject:
Nursing
Subject:
dosage calculation
Subject:
dosage calc
Subject:
dosage calc 8e
Subject:
Dosage
Subject:
calculating dosage
Subject:
formula method
Subject:
rn dosage calculation
Subject:
rn dosage calc
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Pharmacology
Subject:
Nu
Subject:
rsing
Copyright:
Edition Number:
7
Edition Description:
Seventh
Series Volume:
RD025.01P
Publication Date:
August 2003
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
568
Dimensions:
28 cm. +

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