Calculate with Confidence - Binder Ready, 8th Edition

Author
By Deborah C. Morris, RN, BSN, MA, LNC
ISBN
9780323829748
Publication Date
15-10-2021
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  • Thousands of practice problems ensure that you gain proficiency with drug calculations.
  • Safety Alert boxes help you prevent medication errors and avoid errors in dosage calculation.
  • Tips for Clinical Practice boxes call out information critical to math calculation and patient safety, and summarize best practices in client care (a Clinical Judgment feature for the Nex
  • Generation NCLEX®, or NGN).
  • Rule boxes present instructions essential to math calculations and provide the information needed to accurately solve drug calculation problems.
  • Clinical Reasoning Scenarios discuss the safe administration of medications (also a Clinical Judgment feature for the NGN) and help you apply your knowledge to patient care.
  • Comprehensive Post-Test assesses your retention of the "big picture" concepts, with answers located in the back of the book.
  • Review of basic math, pre-tests, and post-tests allow you to evaluate your understanding of the material.
  • Medication Administration chapter covers medication safety, a discussion on client rights, the basic six rights of medication administration, and routes of medication administration.
  • Chapter review problems test your comprehension of all major topics, with the answers at the end of the chapter.
  • Points to Remember list bulleted key points from the chapter.

Binder-Ready Edition: This loose-leaf copy of the full text is a convenient, accessible, and customizable alternative to the bound book. With this binder-ready edition, students can personalize the text to match their unique needs!

Learn how to make accurate drug calculations and administer medications safely! Calculate with Confidence, 8th Edition makes it easy to understand the three major methods of dosage calculation - ratio and proportion, formula method, and dimensional analysis. Clear, step-by-step instructions guide you through accurate calculation and safe administration of drug dosages. Thousands of practice problems ensure that you gain proficiency, QSEN principles prioritize client safety, and an emphasis on clinical reasoning helps you prevent medication errors. New Next Generation NCLEX® (NGN) case studies help in improving clinical judgment skills. With this popular text from educator Deborah C. Morris, you will learn to calculate drug dosages and administer medications with confidence.


Key Features
  • Thousands of practice problems ensure that you gain proficiency with drug calculations.
  • Safety Alert boxes help you prevent medication errors and avoid errors in dosage calculation.
  • Tips for Clinical Practice boxes call out information critical to math calculation and patient safety, and summarize best practices in client care (a Clinical Judgment feature for the Nex
  • Generation NCLEX®, or NGN).
  • Rule boxes present instructions essential to math calculations and provide the information needed to accurately solve drug calculation problems.
  • Clinical Reasoning Scenarios discuss the safe administration of medications (also a Clinical Judgment feature for the NGN) and help you apply your knowledge to patient care.
  • Comprehensive Post-Test assesses your retention of the "big picture" concepts, with answers located in the back of the book.
  • Review of basic math, pre-tests, and post-tests allow you to evaluate your understanding of the material.
  • Medication Administration chapter covers medication safety, a discussion on client rights, the basic six rights of medication administration, and routes of medication administration.
  • Chapter review problems test your comprehension of all major topics, with the answers at the end of the chapter.
  • Points to Remember list bulleted key points from the chapter.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ISBN 9780323829748
Author Information By Deborah C. Morris, RN, BSN, MA, LNC, Professor of Nursing, Department of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences, Bronx Community College, Bronx, NY
Table of Content

Unit One: Math Review

Pre-Test

1. Roman Numerals

2. Fractions

3. Decimals

4. Ratio and Proportion

5. Percentages

Post-Test

Unit Two: Systems of Measurement

6. Metric System

7. Apothecary and Household Systems

8. Converting Within and Between Systems

9. Additional Conversions Useful in the Health Care Setting

Unit Three: Methods of Administration and Calculation

10. Medication Administration

11. Understanding and Interpreting Medication Orders

12. Medication Administration Records and Drug Distribution Systems

13. Reading Medication Labels

14. Dosage Calculation Using the Ratio and Proportion Method

15. Dosage Calculation Using the Formula Method

16. Dosage Calculation Using the Dimensional Analysis Method

Unit Four: Oral and Parenteral Dosage Forms, Insulin and Pediatric Dosage Calculations

17. Calculation of Oral Medications

18. Parenteral Medications

19. Reconstitution of Solutions

20. Insulin

Unit Five: Intravenous, Heparin, and Critical Care Calculations and Pediatric Dosage Calculations

21: Intravenous Solutions and Equipment

22. Basic Intravenous Calculations

23. Heparin Calculations

24. Critical Care Calculations

25. Pediatric and Adult Dosage Calculation Based on Weight

Comprehensive Post-Test

Answer Key

Bibliography

Index

Publication Date 15-10-2021
Pages 770
Trim 276 x 216 (8 1/2 x 10 7/8)
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