Dosage Calculation Workbook

Dosage Calculation Workbook Author Kaplan
ISBN-10 1506208029
Year 2016-10-04
Pages 276
Language en
Publisher Kaplan Publishing
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Kaplan's Dosage Calculation Workbook is a practical guide to help nurses learn, practice, and master the math needed to correctly administer medications. Whether you have many years of nursing experience or are still in nursing school, you’ll benefit from the clear, step-by-step breakdown of math concepts, with practice questions, chapter quizzes, and in-depth answer keys in each chapter. Edited and with an introduction by expert dosage calculation instructor Bart Brinkmann, DNP, ARNP, FNP-C, Kaplan's Dosage Calculation Workbook is an ideal review for certification and licensing examinations and a ready reference in the workplace. Features: * Diagnostic quiz to focus your review * Practice problems for oral, IV, and parenteral medication administration * Dosage calculation practice using dimensional analysis, ratio-proportion, and formula methods * Easy-to-follow examples and step-by-step explanations * Calculation space throughout to work the practice problems * Chapter quizzes with in-depth answer keys for immediate feedback

Math for Nurses

Math for Nurses Author Mary Jo Boyer
ISBN-10 0781763355
Year 2009
Pages 368
Language en
Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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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.

Medical Dosage Calculations For Dummies

Medical Dosage Calculations For Dummies Author Richard Snyder
ISBN-10 9781118055885
Year 2011-05-09
Pages 384
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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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.

Calculating Drug Dosages

Calculating Drug Dosages Author Sandra Luz Martinez de Castillo
ISBN-10 0803624972
Year 2012
Pages 154
Language en
Publisher F A Davis Company
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Summary: Designed for nursing students, the CD-ROM contains thirteen modules developed to address most common math concepts used in nursing practice.

Calculation of Drug Dosages

Calculation of Drug Dosages Author Sheila J. Ogden
ISBN-10 0323310699
Year 2015-01-30
Pages 624
Language en
Publisher Mosby
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Known for its textbook/workbook format, Calculation of Drug Dosages, 10th Edition makes it easy to master the ratio and proportion, formula, and dimensional analysis methods for drug calculation. A basic review of mathematics refreshes your math skills, and plenty of practice problems help you overcome any inexperience or weaknesses you may have. Written by nursing experts Sheila Ogden and Linda Fluharty, this resource helps you calculate drug dosages accurately and with confidence. An extensive math review covers the basic math skills essential for accurate calculation of drug dosages and helps you identify your strengths and weaknesses. Over 1,800 practice problems reinforce your understanding of drug calculations. A logical structure is organized from simple to complex, making it easier to absorb and retain knowledge. Learning objectives keep you focused and explain what you should accomplish upon completion of each chapter. An Alert box highlights information crucial to math calculation and patient safety. Chapter worksheets allow you to practice solving realistic problems. Post-tests at the end of each chapter let you assess your understanding of content. A comprehensive post-test at the end of the book offers additional practice and accurately gauges your overall understanding. Over 600 practice problems on the Evolve companion website cover ratio-proportion, formula, and dimensional analysis methods. 25 flash cards on Evolve contain abbreviations, formulas, and conversions from the book, allowing you to study at your own pace. UPDATED drug labels and equipment photos show the latest drugs and technology used in the market. NEW! Additional Intake and Output problems are included, and the apothecary method is minimized and moved to the appendix. NEW! Easy-access answer key is placed at the end of each chapter rather than in the back of the book.

Medical Mathematics and Dosage Calculations for Veterinary Professionals

Medical Mathematics and Dosage Calculations for Veterinary Professionals Author Robert Bill
ISBN-10 9781118682500
Year 2013-03-22
Pages 448
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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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 and Basic Math for Nurses Demystified Second Edition

Dosage Calculations and Basic Math for Nurses Demystified  Second Edition Author Jim Keogh
ISBN-10 9780071849692
Year 2015-06-22
Pages 320
Language en
Publisher McGraw Hill Professional
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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

Dosage Calculations Made Incredibly Easy

Dosage Calculations Made Incredibly Easy Author Springhouse
ISBN-10 1582551340
Year 2001
Pages 309
Language en
Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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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.

Medical Dosage CalculationsA Dimensional Analysis Approach

Medical Dosage CalculationsA Dimensional Analysis Approach Author June L. Olsen Emeritus, RN, MS
ISBN-10 9780133978018
Year 2015-06-12
Pages 432
Language en
Publisher Pearson
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. 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

Dosage Calculations Author Gloria D. Pickar
ISBN-10 9780176502591
Year 2011-07-01
Pages 538
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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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.

Henke s Med Math

Henke s Med Math Author Susan Buchholz
ISBN-10 0781776287
Year 2008-09-01
Pages 513
Language en
Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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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.

NCLEX RN Drug Guide 300 Medications You Need to Know for the Exam

NCLEX RN Drug Guide  300 Medications You Need to Know for the Exam Author Kaplan Nursing
ISBN-10 9781506201986
Year 2015-08-04
Pages 336
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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The most streamlined, portable, and easy-to-use drug guide to help you pass the NCLEX-RN! This pocket-sized review for prospective nurses gives you the focused, key information you need to know about medications commonly seen on the test. Kaplan's NCLEX-RN Drug Guide includes: Generic names, brand names, phonetic pronunciations, and drug families for 300 frequently tested medications Concise nursing considerations and must-know side effects for each medication NEW! Expert guidance for studying drugs effectively Pregnancy risk category and controlled substance schedule for every drug Common medical abbreviations you'll use on the job Abbreviations to avoid when recording medication orders Terms are grouped by medication category, and each page features two terms with the complete explanations. With Kaplan's NCLEX-RN Drug Guide, you know you are getting the most up-to-date, expert information available to prepare for the exam!

Drug Calculations for Nurses 4th Edition

Drug Calculations for Nurses  4th Edition Author Robert Lapham
ISBN-10 9781482248463
Year 2015-05-21
Pages 334
Language en
Publisher CRC Press
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The administration of drug treatments in hospitals has become increasingly complex. It sometimes involves potent drugs that may be fatal if administered incorrectly. The ability to perform drug calculations accurately is therefore paramount to prevent placing patients at risk. Drug Calculations for Nurses: A Step-by-Step Approach teaches healthcare professionals how to perform drug calculations with confidence and competence. It provides step-by-step guidance to carry out accurate drug calculations, with units and drug strengths clearly explained. This bestselling pocket-size book begins with the basic mathematical skills required to perform calculations, including tips on estimating answers. It then covers drug strengths and concentrations, dosage calculations, IV infusion therapies, and pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics. Two separate chapters focus on children and the elderly, addressing specific challenges encountered in these populations. Helpful worked examples, key points, and objectives are included in every chapter. Useful tables with common prescription abbreviations, estimation of renal function, and body surface area estimates are easily accessible through the appendices. This new edition comes with an online pre-test enabling readers to benchmark their knowledge. Specific weaknesses can then be identified and addressed in the printed book. Also included is a revision test that allows readers to assess their ability to perform drug calculations after completing the book.

Dosage Calculations

Dosage Calculations Author Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN-10 0781783070
Year 2009
Pages 243
Language en
Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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Dosage Calculations: An Incredibly Easy! Workout features over 250 enjoyable practice exercises to help readers master dosage calculations with ease. A perfect companion to Dosage Calculations Made Incredibly Easy!, this workbook uses the light-hearted Incredibly Easy! writing style that makes learning and reviewing complex information less threatening and more fun. Chapters test the reader's knowledge of essential calculation information including math basics, measurement systems, recording drug administration, oral, topical, and rectal drugs, parenteral drugs, I.V. infusions, and special calculations. Readers maneuver through practice exercises that assess learning, encourage comprehension and retention, and provide a little laughter. Nurse Joy and other host characters offer coaching and encouragement.