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Dosage Calculations

Author: Gloria D. Pickar,Hope Graham,Beth Swart,Margaret Swedish

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0176502599

Category: Pharmaceutical arithmetic

Page: 538

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Classroom tested and reviewed, the second Canadian edition draws upon the strengths of a successful first Canadian edition and eight US editions that have together helped over 600,000 faculty and students allay math anxiety and more confidently perform accurate calculations. This text is directed at the student or professional who feels uncomfortable with mathematics and wants to improve their ability to perform accurate drug dosage calculations. As a pioneer Canadian text in the topic of medication calculations, the authors have transcended provincial practices to provide a nation-wide perspective on dosage calculations. The International System (SI) of units is used almost exclusively and medication dosages and drug labels have been vetted with the current Canadian drug data base, so that you, as a beginning professional, will be able to recognize and interpret drug labels and dosages. The importance of avoiding medication errors is also highlighted by the incorporation of applied critical thinking skills, to prepare you for real-life nursing practice situations. This winning combination of Canadian labels, life-size photos and an easy-to-follow three-Step approach to Dosage Calculations, makes this text is a must-have for all Canadian nursing students.

Dosage Calculations

A Simplified Approach

Author: Billie Ann Wilson

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780838592977

Category: Medical

Page: 219

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This book is the most logical step-by-step guide to mastering dosage calculation equations and terminology available today. The reference covers everything from drug label identification and common errors to the b asic principles of complex drug calculations. Nurses, nursing students, nurse practitioners.

Dosage Calculations Demystified

Author: Jim Keogh

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071602852

Category: Medical

Page: 384

View: 4364

More than 100,000 nursing students must pass a series of dosage calculation exams annually in their regular courses Part of the popular Demystified series which has sold more than one million copies

A Nurse's Guide to Dosage Calculation

Giving Medications Safely

Author: Vicki Niblett

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781758536

Category: Medical

Page: 311

View: 1961

This dosage calculations textbook is designed expressly for use in Canadian schools of nursing. It teaches three methods of dosage calculation—ratio and proportion, cross-multiplying of fractions, and formula—using the SI Unit system of measurement. Plentiful sample questions from across nursing care settings with clear use of the three calculation approaches give students immediate opportunity to practice each step taught. Canadian drug trade names are used throughout the text. The book includes self-tests to help students identify areas that require further practice. Make a Note boxes reinforce underlying theory. Keep It Safe boxes emphasize important elements of safe practice.

Dosage Calculations: A Ratio-Proportion Approach

Author: Gloria D. Pickar,Amy Pickar-Abernethy

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305446011

Category: Medical

Page: 784

View: 9383

An excellent resource for anyone in or entering the field, market-leading DOSAGE CALCULATIONS: A RATIO-PROPORTION APPROACH, fourth edition, teaches users how to reduce errors while building their confidence in dosage calculation. Extremely reader friendly, the text includes a comprehensive math review, full-color drug labels, and numerous critical thinking assessments. It carefully examines both basic and advanced calculations, including intravenous medications and those specific to the pediatric patient. Reducing the math anxiety that many readers have, the text's unique three-step method of calculating dosages-Convert, Think, Calculate-trains students to approach calculations logically and with a decreased risk of medication errors. The fourth edition reflects the most current drugs and protocol, regulations on medication abbreviations, medication administration technologies, and safe medication practices. Clinical simulations and Clinical Reasoning Skills scenarios based on QSEN principles help students develop clinical reasoning skills, while Section Examinations include test items formatted like graduate licensure examinations. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Dosage Calculations Made Incredibly Easy!

Author: Springhouse

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9781582551340

Category: Medical

Page: 309

View: 414

This entertaining guide is now more fun, more up-to-date, and even easier to use -- an indispensable resource for nurses who want to take the stress out of dosage calculations. New to this edition are a chapter on dimensional analysis; numerous lighthearted learning aids called "Cheat Sheets"; and "Practice Makes Perfect" -- case study questions and answers that let nurses assess their progress. Contents include math basics; measurement systems; drug orders and administration records; calculating oral, topical, and rectal drug dosages; calculating parenteral injections and I.V. infusions; and calculating pediatric, obstetric, and critical care dosages.

Dosage Calculations

An Incredibly Easy! Pocket Guide

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9781582555379

Category: Medical

Page: 280

View: 1493

Dosage Calculations: An Incredibly Easy! Pocket Guide provides time-starved nurses with critical information on calculating dosages accurately, in a streamlined, bulleted, quick-reference format. The book is pocket-sized for easy reference anytime, anywhere, and uses illustrations, logos, and other Incredibly Easy! features to help nurses grasp key points quickly. Chapters cover math basics; measurement systems; drug administration; oral, topical, and rectal drugs; parenteral drugs; I.V. infusions; and calculations for pediatric, obstetric, and critical care patients. Logos include Dodging Drug Dangers—advice on avoiding drug errors; Help Desk—best practices tips; Calculation Clues—aids for overcoming math phobias; and Memory Jogger—helpful mnemonics.

Medical Dosage Calculations For Dummies

Author: Richard Snyder,Barry Schoenborn

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118055888

Category: Medical

Page: 384

View: 6486

Score your highest in a medical dosage calculations course A recent shortage of nurses in a society with an aging population has triggered the demand for students to enter the field of medical study. A dosage calculations course is required for most students earning an applied science degree in nursing, pharmacology, or paramedic programs. Medical Dosage Calculations For Dummies tracks a typical dosage calculations course and provides helpful content in an approachable and easy-to-understand format. Plus, you'll get examples of the various calculations made to determine the appropriate quantity of drug or solution that should be administered to patients. Calculating drug dosages utilizing ratio-proportion, formula, and dimensional analysis Systems of measurement, including metric and apothecary and other conversion equivalents for a global audience The ins and outs of the charting systems for MAR (Medicine Administration Records) If you're one of the hundreds of thousands of students aspiring to enter the medical field, Medical Dosage Calculations For Dummies is your ticket for scoring your highest on exams.

Clinical Dosage Calculations for Australia and New Zealand

Author: Vanessa Brotto,Kate Rafferty

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0170188426

Category: Drugs

Page: 256

View: 4415

This is the first, full colour, local text to cover the important aspects of dosage calculations to help students deal with this vital part of clinical practice, using real life cases, worked examples and real medication labels. Starting with the fundamental skills to help students deal with mathematics and familiarise themselves with medication charts and medication labels, the text then moves on to specialist area chapters, allowing them to deepen their skills in a clinical context. Each chapter explains the main concepts and shows worked examples. Students can then engage in the activities of each chapter as an introduction to the concept before moving onto the final chapter where they can test their knowledge overall.

Dosage Calculations for Nurses

Author: June Looby Olsen,Anthony Giangrasso,Dolores M. Shrimpton

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780132068840

Category: Medical

Page: 293

View: 5535

This easy-to-use guide for dosage calculations and drug administration is an excellent reference guide for nursing and healthcare professionals. Critical thinking case studies, practice tests, and exercises prepare students for real calculations so they can confidently calculate safe and accurate dosage levels.

Medical Mathematics and Dosage Calculations for Veterinary Professionals

Author: Robert Bill

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118682505

Category: Medical

Page: 448

View: 3787

Medical Mathematics and Dosage Calculations for Veterinary Professionals, Second Edition is an updated and revised version of the essential pocket-size reference for using math in the veterinary setting. Covering a range of topics from math fundamentals to drug prescription and dosing information, the book provides step-by-step instructions for calculating dosages, drip rates, concentrations, and other drug administration information. Medical Mathematics and Dosage Calculations for Veterinary Professionals is a useful guide for veterinary health care professionals, veterinary students, and veterinary technicians.

Henke's Med-Math

Dosage Calculation, Preparation and Administration

Author: Susan Buchholz,Grace Henke

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781776288

Category: Medical

Page: 513

View: 1496

Now in its Sixth Edition, this best-selling text features a highly visual, hands-on approach to learning dosage calculations and principles of drug administration. It presents step-by-step approaches to solving problems and includes dosage problems that simulate actual clinical experience. Each chapter includes numerous examples, self-tests, and proficiency tests. This edition presents all four methods of calculation side by side: ratio, proportion, formula, and dimensional analysis. New material on enteral feedings, heparin infusions, and insulin infusions is included. Drug labels are current, and problems use JCAHO-approved abbreviations. A handy quick-reference plastic pull-out card shows conversions and formulas.

Math for Nurses

A Pocket Guide to Dosage Calculation and Drug Preparation

Author: Mary Jo Boyer

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781763356

Category: Medical

Page: 368

View: 6556

Now in its Seventh Edition, this pocket guide is a compact, portable, easy-to-use reference for dosage calculation and drug administration. The author uses a step-by-step approach with frequent examples to illustrate problem-solving and practical applications. Coverage includes review of mathematics, measurement systems, and a comprehensive section on dosage calculations. Practice problems throughout the text and end-of-chapter and end-of-unit review questions will aid students' application and recall of material. A handy pull-out card contains basic equivalents, conversion factors, and math formulas.

Math for Healthcare Professionals: Dosage Calculations and Fundamentals of Medication Administration

Author: Nancy DiDona

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449659586

Category: Medical

Page: 191

View: 6380

Math for Healthcare Professionals: Dosage Calculations and Fundamentals of Medication Administration builds upon a student's existing basic math skills and teaches them the more complex solving calculations that are representative of today's healthcare practice. The foundation for learning to calculate dosages and intravenous administration will be based on the ratio and proportion model, which also adapts to the dimensional Analysis method--an increasingly popular method as dosage calculations are universalized. Math for Healthcare Professionals contains diagnostic test questions at the beginning of each chapter, sample questions throughout each chapter, and diagnostic test questions at the end of the each chapter to analyze proficiency of that subject matter. The print book includes a CD-ROM with additional practice questions.

Dosage Calculations Manual

Author: Catherine M. Todd,Belle Erickson

Publisher: Springhouse Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780874348453

Category: Medical

Page: 296

View: 8832

Now with greater emphasis on math review and even more practice problems. Includes new guidelines on syringes and needles, pediatric dosage calculations, calculating dosages within a critical care setting, updated page design with more white space for answers and notes, and many more photographs of actual drug labels. A pretest plus follow-up exams are included in each chapter. Contents include review of mathematics, systems of drug measurement, drug orders and medication records, calculating oral dosages, calculating parenteral dosages, topical and rectal dosages, special considerations, selected references, and index.

Drug Dosage Calculations for the Emergency Care Provider

Author: Alan A. Mikolaj

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 162

View: 5377

Utilizing a simple, systematic approach, this comprehensive and practical book provides readers with all the tools necessary to solve just about every type of dosage and calculation problem. A step-by-step approach guides learners through the areas that pose the greatest challenges: mathematics, systems of measurement, the metric system, and systematic drug dosage calculation problem solving. Section I focuses on fractions and basic algebra functions essential to understanding and solving drug dose calculation. Section II discusses the history of systems of measurement, reviews the old customary system, and provides a complete explanation of the metric system and the federally approved rules governing the metric system in the United States. Section II explains in detail each type of dosage calculation problem that may be encountered in the emergency setting, with each chapter providing the building blocks for the next For the special group of professionals who dedicate themselves to the service of emergency patients.

Dosage Calculations

A Multi-method Approach

Author: Anthony Giangrasso,Dolores Shrimpton

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780134624679

Category: Pharmaceutical arithmetic

Page: 427

View: 2829

For courses in Dosage Calculation and use across the Nursing curriculum. Basic dosage calculation and administration for nurses Dosage Calculations: A Multi-Method Approach helps students develop the dosage calculation skills they need to administer medications safely and accurately in clinical settings. Using plain language, problem examples, and practice opportunities, the text aims to reduce the anxiety many nursing students express about math. It covers three dosage calculation methods-dimensional analysis, ratio and proportion, and formula. Illustrated examples walk students through dosage problems step by step, using all three methods and often comparing approaches side by side. The content progresses from simple math topics to complex applications for calculating and administering a range of medications. The updated 2nd edition delivers the most up-to-date standards for dosage calculation. It draws on safety recommendations of the Joint Commission's National Patient Safety Goals, the Institute for Safe Medical Practice, and the CDC's One and Only Campaign. Also available with MyLab Nursing for Dosage Calculations MyLab(tm) Nursing for Dosage Calculations is an online self-study and class preparation program designed to engage students and improve results. It reflects the content and organization of Dosage Calculations: A Multi-Method Approach, and includes access to the Pearson eText. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab Nursing for Dosage Calculations does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab Nursing for Dosage Calculations, ask your instructor to confirm the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information.

Medical Dosage Calculations

Author: June Looby Olsen,Anthony Patrick Giangrasso,Dolores M. Shrimpton

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780133940718

Category: Medical

Page: 432

View: 8546

For courses in medical dosage calculation in departments of nursing, pharmacy, pre-med, pre-dental, and other health disciplines; and for courses covering dosage calculation in other programs, such as pharmacology, pediatrics and critical care. The complete and user-friendly guide to safe drug dosage calculation Fully revised for current practices and medication, Medical Dosage Calculations 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.

Math and Dosage Calculations for Medical Careers' 2007 Ed.2007 Edition

Author: N.A

Publisher: Rex Bookstore, Inc.

ISBN: 9780071258951

Category:

Page: N.A

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Dosage Calculations in Radiation Therapy

Author: William L. Saylor,Thomas E. Ames

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780806718415

Category: Medical

Page: 69

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