Essential Calculations for Veterinary Nurses and Technicians , 3rd Edition

Author
By Terry Lake, DVM and Nicola Green, RVN
ISBN
9780702068072
Publication Date
26-09-2016
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  • Self-test sections with clinical hints and tips ensure retention of core concepts.
  • Mathematical explanations using veterinary terms presents all principles in a manner that directly pertains to the veterinary field.
  • Comprehensive content covers everything from basic arithmetic to dilutions and statistics so users have everything needed to succeed in calculations for veterinary nursing and technology.
  • Dimensional analysis bridge method removes the necessity of memorizing formulae and takes advantage of simplifying equations so that calculators are often unnecessary.

Learn to easily master the types of veterinary nursing calculations you will face on the job with Essential Calculations for Veterinary Nurses and Technicians, 3rd Edition. From basic arithmetic to dilutions and statistics, this useful text covers all aspects of calculations as applied to veterinary nursing. Readers will benefit from the text's common sense approach to clinical situations, and complete the book knowing how to use calculations to determine dosage rates, anesthetic flow rates, radiography exposure rates, parenteral nutrition, and more. User-friendly features include simple language, detailed explanations, ample examples, and special author guidance so that content is easy to follow and understand. Plus, the text's abundance of learning features - such as self-assessment questions, clinical hints, and tips - help clarify important concepts and ensure that you have mastered everything you need to make calculations in the day-to-day clinical environment.


Key Features
  • Self-test sections with clinical hints and tips ensure retention of core concepts.
  • Mathematical explanations using veterinary terms presents all principles in a manner that directly pertains to the veterinary field.
  • Comprehensive content covers everything from basic arithmetic to dilutions and statistics so users have everything needed to succeed in calculations for veterinary nursing and technology.
  • Dimensional analysis bridge method removes the necessity of memorizing formulae and takes advantage of simplifying equations so that calculators are often unnecessary.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ISBN 9780702068072
Author Informaiton By Terry Lake, DVM, Instructor, Animal Health Technology, Faculty of Science, Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada and Nicola Green, RVN, Lecturer in Veterinary Nursing and Internal Verifier, Northumbria School of Veterinary Nursing, Newcastle College, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK
Pp Authortext Lake & Green
New to this Edition
  • NEW! Reviewed and updated drugs throughout the book provide dosage calculations that coincide with drugs currently used in the field for the most clinical relevance.
  • NEW! Additional math problems housed on the Evolve companion website offer substantial additional practice.
Published Reviews "suitable for all levels of ability, especially student nurses. I would recommend every veterinary practice to have a copy in its library."
Table of Content 1. Calculations Involving Fractions
2. Decimals and Percentages
3. Scientific Notation
4. Ratio and Proportion
5. Dimensional Analysis
6. Clinical Applications of Basic Principles
7. Measurement Systems
8. Oral Medication
9. Parenteral Medication
10. Clinical Problems Using Dosage Calculations
11. Solutions
12. Clinical Problems Using Solutions
13. Intravenous Fluids
14. Constant Rate Infusions
15. Dilutions
16. Clinical Problems Using Dilutions
17. Anaesthesia, Radiology and Nutrition Applications
18. Statistics and Quality Control
E-SBN 9780323641791
Imprint Butterworth-Heinemann
Publication Date 26-09-2016
Pages 10
Trim 5 x 7.5
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