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Medical Dosage Calculations: A Dimensional Analysis Approach (Mynursingkit)

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Fully revised for current practices and medication, this MEDICAL DOSAGE CALCULATIONS: A DIMENSIONAL ANALYSIS APPROACH, 10/e  remains the field’s most complete, user-friendly and accessible drug calculation text and workbook. Using the dimensional analysis format it pioneered, students begin with simple arithmetic, progressing to the most complex drug calculations. As they develop mathematical skills for accurate dosage calculations, they also gain a thorough professional understanding of safe drug administration. Compared with competitors, our text contains deeper, more realistic problems, incorporating actual dosages and requiring real critical thinking. Coverage includes titrations, IV push, VCC, and other complex calculations. Updates include: revised safety recommendations and insulin coverage; new equipment and labeling photos; and 0.5 mL and needleless syringes. Pedagogical aids include case studies, self-tests, and a website for student resources.

Table of Contents

Unit 1. Basic Calculation Skills and Introduction to Medication Administration

1. Review of Arithmetic for Medical Dosage Calculations

2. Safe and Accurate Drug Administration

3. Dimensional Analysis

 

Unit 2. Systems of Measurement

4. The Metric and Household Systems

5. Converting from One System of Measurement to Another

 

Unit 3. Oral and Parenteral Medications

6. Oral Medication Doses

7. Syringes

8. Preparation of Solutions

9. Parenteral Medications

 

Unit 4. Infusions and Pediatric Dosages

10. Flow Rates and Durations of External and Intravenous Infusions

11. Calculating Flow Rates for Intravenous Medications

12. Calculating Pediatric Dosages 

Product Details

ISBN:
9780132156615
Author:
Olsen, June L.
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Author:
Giangrasso, Anthony Ph.D.
Author:
Shrimpton, Dolores
Author:
Olsen, June L., Emeritus, RN, MS
Author:
Olsen, June
Author:
June Olsen Emeritus, RN, MS
Author:
Olsen, June Looby
Author:
Anthony Giangrasso Ph.D.
Author:
Giangrasso, Anthony P.
Author:
Olsen, June Emeritus, RN, MS
Author:
June L. Olsen Emeritus, RN, MS
Author:
Giangrasso, Anthony
Subject:
Nursing - General
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Pharmacology
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
MyNursingKit Series
Publication Date:
20110111
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
10.8 x 8.5 x 0.6 in 703 gr

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