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

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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.
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Dosage Calculations for Nurses

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

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780132068840

Category: Medical

Page: 293

View: 1796

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.
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Dosage Calculation Practice for Nurses

Author: Bonita E. Broyles

Publisher: Delmar Pub

ISBN: 9781435480292

Category: Medical

Page: 285

View: 3843

Raise your confidence when it comes to dosage calculations with the 2nd Edition of Dosage Calculation Practice for Nurses. With over 1,000 new questions, this book provides additional practice important for accurately calculating dosages, a necessity for safe nursing practice. Learners can master both basic and advanced calculations in a variety of medication forms and routes including tablets, capsules, liquids, powders, oral, and intravenous infusions. Answers for each question are provided in an appendix as well as comprehensive examination. Use this unique tool in conjunction with any dosage calculation learning product or to refresh your skills for a return to the clinical setting.
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A Nurse's Guide to Dosage Calculation

Giving Medications Safely

Author: Vicki Niblett

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781758536

Category: Medical

Page: 311

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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.
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Medical Dosage Calculations For Dummies

Author: Richard Snyder,Barry Schoenborn

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118055888

Category: Medical

Page: 384

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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.
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Dosage Calculations Made Incredibly Easy!

Author: Springhouse

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9781582551340

Category: Medical

Page: 309

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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.
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Pharmacological Calculations for Nurses

A Worktext

Author: Peggy H. Batastini,Judy K. Davidson

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9780766801660

Category: Medical

Page: 183

View: 379

This popular worktext helps the student to develop the ability to accurately and easily calculate drug dosages, using both the ratio-proportion method and the D/H x Q formula.
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Math for Nurses

A Pocket Guide to Dosage Calculation and Drug Preparation

Author: Mary Jo Boyer,Elaine Dreisbaugh

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 288

View: 8473

Now in its Fifth Edition, this compact, portable and easy-to-use pocket guide provides reference to dosage calculations and drug administration. Using a step-by-step approach, frequent examples are provided to illustrate problem-solving and practical application skills. Contains a review of math skills, measurement systems, and drug calculations and preparations, including dimensional analysis. New features include practice problems, a chapter on drug calculations with drug labels, and a pullout card with basic equivalents, conversion factors, and math formulas. End of chapter reviews encourage reader practice. Details on special population considerations given in the pediatric and geriatric chapters. A great undergraduate resource!
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Math for Nurses

A Pocket Guide to Dosage Calculation and Drug Preparation

Author: Mary Jo Boyer

Publisher: LWW

ISBN: 9781496303417

Category: Nursing

Page: 384

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Help your students learn to calculate dosages accurately with this easy-to-use pocket guide. Packed with real clinical examples and practice problems, Math for Nurses includes a review of basic math skills, measurement systems, and drug calculations/preparations, making it ideal for use in clinical settings or as a study aid. The book's step-by-step approach coupled with frequent examples that illustrate problem-solving helps students develop the knowledge and skills they need to calculate dosages effectively and improve the accuracy of drug delivery. Highlights of the 9th Edition Complete: This is the only dosage calculation pocket reference available today that covers the steps of drug preparation. Comprehensive: All methods of dosage calculations are used, including ratio, proportion, formula, and dimensional analysis. Hands-on: Practice problems throughout the text and end-of-chapter and end-of-unit review questions aid students' application and recall of material. Practical: A handy pull-out quick-reference card contains basic equivalents, conversion factors, and math formulas. Interactive: Virtual Chalkboard tutorials (followed by quizzes) solve problems step-by-step using three different methods with a voice over that explains each step.
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Medical Dosage Calculations

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

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780131134799

Category: Medical

Page: 381

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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.
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Dosage Calculations

Author: Gloria D. Pickar

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9780766862869

Category: Medical

Page: 552

View: 9879

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
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Math and Meds for Nurses

Author: Dolores F. Saxton,Norma Ercolano-O'Neill,Colleen Glavinspiehs

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781401834562

Category: Medical

Page: 408

View: 6962

Arm yourself with the knowledge and skills to succeed in today's challenging health care environment. Allow Math and Meds for Nurses to equip you with the tools to understand calculation through utilization of the three major methods: formula, ratio & proportion, and dimensional analysis. The second edition covers a breadth of dosage calculation topics, from measuring systems to intravenous medications. Special VIP (very important principle) boxes also teach important safety consideration such as prevention of medication errors.
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Clinical Nursing Calculations

Author: Sienkiewicz,Jennifer F. Palmunen

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1284057526

Category: Medical

Page: 592

View: 5829

Clinical Nursing Calculations Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access
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Dosage Calculation Practices for Nurses

Author: Bonita Broyles

Publisher: Concept Media

ISBN: 9780840031228

Category: Nursing

Page: 304

View: 8034

Raise your confidence when it comes to dosage calculations with the 2nd Edition of Dosage Calculation Practice for Nurses, International Edition. With over 1,000 new questions, this book provides additional practice important for accurately calculating dosages, a necessity for safe nursing practice. Learners can master both basic and advanced calculations in a variety of medication forms and routes including tablets, capsules, liquids, powders, oral, and intravenous infusions. Answers for each question are provided in an appendix as well as comprehensive examination. Use this unique tool in conjunction with any dosage calculation learning product or to refresh your skills for a return to the clinical setting.
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Dosage Calculations for Veterinary Nurses and Technicians

Author: Terry Lake

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann Medical

ISBN: 9780750656740

Category: Medical

Page: 116

View: 8594

This reader-friendly guide helps veterinary nurses and technicians use calculations to determine dosage rates, anesthetic flow rates, radiography exposure rates, parenteral nutrition, and more. Self-assessment questions, examples, logos, clinical hints and tips clarify important concepts and ensure that readers master everything they need to know about calculations in their day-to-day clinical environment. Content covers everything readers need to know about veterinary nursing calculations in a user-friendly format. All aspects of mathematics that apply to veterinary nursing and technology are clearly explained. Extensive illustrations clarify important points and help readers understand the material. Self-test sections, plus clinical hints and tips, ensure retention of core facts. Guidance on avoiding potential pitfalls and common errors is provided.
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Dosage Calculations and Basic Math for Nurses Demystified, Second Edition

Author: Jim Keogh

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071849696

Category: Medical

Page: 320

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The Demystified way to master dosage calculations and related basic math Written by a graduate nurse instructor and bestselling author, Dosage Calculations and Basic Math for Nurses Demystified, Second Edition covers medication orders and medication labels and explains how to calculate doses using the formula method and the ratio-proportion method. Readers will get details on I.V. calculations, pediatric doses, and enteral tube feeding. The book also covers dosage calculations for commonly prescribed drugs, including Heparin and dopamine. Hundreds of examples make it easy to understand the material, and NCLEX-style practice questions help reinforce learning. Dosage Calculations and Basic Math for Nurses Demystified is made more valuable by a concise review of basic math skills essential for daily practice, including equations, percentages, proportions, decimals, and fractions. Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Dosage Calculations and Basic Math for Nurses Demystified is the fun, fast, and effective way to learn this vital nursing skill. Includes coverage of I.V. therapy Measurements in SI units for international appeal A time-saving approach to performing better on an exam or at work
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Medication Mathematics

A Practical Approach for Nurses

Author: Karen Glaister

Publisher: Macmillan Education AU

ISBN: 9780732940546

Category: Drugs

Page: 220

View: 6613

This resource for student nurses contains clinically-oriented dosage calculations. It is divided into modules with categories such as intravenous therapy calculations and paediatric dosage calculations. Refers to medications and equipment commonly used in Australia, with drug information conforming to Australian standards. The author has 20 years experience in the nursing profession and is involved in nursing education at Curtin University of Technology.
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English for Medical Purposes: Medication Calculation for Nurses

Author: Virginia Allum

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1471732444

Category: Education

Page: 146

View: 9532

'English for Medical Purposes: Medication Calculation for Nurses' presents the language nurses use when calculating the dosage of medication and IV fluids. Nurses often use mathematical language in their daily practice. Vital Signs including blood pressure and temperature and fluid balance assessment require the use of whole numbers, decimals and fractions. Accuracy in medication calculation is essential for patient safety so nurses are assessed on a regular basis to ensure their maths skills remain current. An understanding of the terms used in medication administration including IV Therapy as well as vocabulary practice is also presented in the book.
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