Calculate with Confidence, 8th Edition

著者
By Deborah C. Morris, RN, BSN, MA, LNC
ISBN
9780323751575
発行日
12-10-2021
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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 Next 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.

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.


特徴
  • 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 Next 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.
その他の情報
ISBN 9780323751575
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
Bibliography
Appendix A: Apothecary System
Appendix B: FDA and ISMP Lists of Look-Alike Drug Names with Recommended Tall Man Letters
Appendix C: TJC's "Do Not Use” List of Abbreviations
Appendix D: ISMP's List of Error-Prone Abbreviations, Symbols, and Dose Designations
Appendix E: ISMP List of High-Alert Medications in Acute Care Settings
Appendix F: ISMP List of High-Alert Medications in Community/Ambulatory Healthcare
Index
Drug Label Index
発行日 12-10-2021
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