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Dosage Calculations

Author: Gloria D. Pickar

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9780766862869

Category: Medical

Page: 552

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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

A Nurse's Guide to Dosage Calculation

Giving Medications Safely

Author: Vicki Niblett

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781758536

Category: Medical

Page: 311

View: 451

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.

Medical Dosage Calculations For Dummies

Author: Richard Snyder,Barry Schoenborn

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118055888

Category: Medical

Page: 384

View: 6761

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.

Dosage Calculations: A Ratio-Proportion Approach

Author: Gloria D. Pickar,Amy Pickar-Abernethy

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305446011

Category: Medical

Page: 784

View: 9531

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 Demystified

Author: Jim Keogh

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071602852

Category: Medical

Page: 384

View: 6647

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

Math for Healthcare Professionals

Dosage Calculations and Fundamentals of Medication Administration

Author: Nancy DiDona

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 0763758434

Category: Mathematics

Page: 191

View: 2040

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. Accompanied by a Free CD-ROM with additional practice questions! Coming Soon! Complete Companion Website for Students and Instructors!

Dosage Calculations

A Simplified Approach

Author: Billie Ann Wilson

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780838592977

Category: Medical

Page: 219

View: 3423

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.

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: 2484

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.

Dosage Calculations

An Incredibly Easy! Pocket Guide

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9781582555379

Category: Medical

Page: 280

View: 5789

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.

Dosage Calculations Made Incredibly Easy!

Author: Springhouse

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9781582551340

Category: Medical

Page: 309

View: 8875

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.

Clinical Dosage Calculations for Australia and New Zealand

Author: Vanessa Brotto,Kate Rafferty

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0170188426

Category: Drugs

Page: 256

View: 2562

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.

Medical Mathematics and Dosage Calculations for Veterinary Professionals

Author: Robert Bill

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118682505

Category: Medical

Page: 448

View: 7059

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.

Dosage Calculations for Nurses

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

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780132068840

Category: Medical

Page: 293

View: 7457

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 Dosage Calculations

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

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780131134799

Category: Medical

Page: 381

View: 596

The Eight Edition of "Medical Dosage Calculations" continues to be a user-friendly drug calculation text and workbook. Utilizing a dimensional analysis approach, this comprehensive resource begins with simple arithmetic and progresses to the most complex drug calculation problem. Completely revised and updated to include the latest practices and medications, an updated comprehensive review section, and a new companion website, it provides all of the details for a complete understanding of these most critical calculation skills. NEW--Companion Website--www.prenhall.com/olsen--with critical thinking questions and more. Revised and updated to include the latest practices and medications. Updated questions, critical thinking case studies, practice problem sets, and self-tests. Over 1000 problems throughout. Exercises complete with solutions for a complete look at the step-by-step process. A comprehensive review section is ideal for reference and self-testing. An arithmetic review (Chapter 1) provides a foundation for the calculations that follow throughout the text. Actual drug labels are real-life examples of what is used in health care settings. The most frequently used drugs organized by both generic and trade names.

Dosage Calculations in Radiation Therapy

Author: William L. Saylor,Thomas E. Ames

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780806718415

Category: Medical

Page: 69

View: 3183

Medical Dosage Calculations

A Dimensional Analysis Approach

Author: June L. Olsen Emeritus, RN, MS,Anthony Giangrasso Ph.D.,Dolores Shrimpton

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 0133003485

Category: Medical

Page: 400

View: 1668

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.

Dosage Calculations Manual

Author: Catherine M. Todd,Belle Erickson

Publisher: Springhouse Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780874348453

Category: Medical

Page: 296

View: 9211

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.

Dosage Calculations

A Multi-Method Approach

Author: Anthony Patrick Giangrasso,Dolores M. Shrimpton

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780132158626

Category: Medical

Page: 461

View: 3625

DRUG DOSAGE CALCULATIONS: A MULTI-METHOD APPROACH introduces all three of today's leading methods of dosage calculation: Dimensional Analysis, Ratio & Proportion, and Formula. It walks step-by-step through solving dosage problems utilizing all three methods, often comparing multiple approaches to solving the same problem side-by-side. Instructors can choose their preferred method, and students can become expert with all three, ultimately choosing the approach they find most efficient. Unit I offers a diagnostic arithmetic test, reviews basic math skills, presents essentials of medication administration, and offers an easy, common sense introduction to dimensional analysis. Next, the text introduces essential metric and household medication systems and conversions. Then, building on these foundations, the text offers in-depth coverage of calculating oral, parenteral, intravenous, and enteral dosages, including flow rates, titrating IV medications, pediatric dosages, and daily fluid maintenance.

Drug Dosage Calculations

A Guide for Clinical Practice

Author: Geraldine Ann Medici

Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Appleton & Lange

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 373

View: 5568

Northeastern University, Boston. Introductory, programmed workbook for nursing students. DNLM: 1. Drugs - administration & dosage.

Drug Dosage Calculations for the Emergency Care Provider

Author: Alan A. Mikolaj

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 162

View: 8616

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.

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