Calculation of Drug Dosages, 12th Edition

著者
By Sheila J. Ogden, MSN, RN and Linda Fluharty, RNC, MSN
ISBN
9780323826228
発行日
02-03-2022
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  • Learning objectives keep you focused and explain what you should accomplish upon the completion of each chapter.
  • Logical structure organizes the material from simple to complex, making it easier to build upon and retain knowledge.
  • Extensive math review covers the basic math skills essential for accurate calculation of drug dosages and helps you identify your strengths and weaknesses.
  • Chapter worksheets allow you to practice solving realistic problems.
  • Post-tests at the end of each chapter allow you to assess your understanding of content.
  • Alert boxes highlight information crucial to math calculation and patient safety.
  • Comprehensive post-test at the end of the book offers additional practice and measures your overall understanding.
  • 40 flash cards on the Evolve website make it easy to study and review abbreviations, formulas, and conversions from the book.

Learn to calculate drug dosages accurately with this practical workbook-textbook! Calculation of Drug Dosages: A Work Text, 12th Edition makes it easy to understand and master the three major methods of dosage calculation - ratio and proportion, formula, and dimensional analysis. A basic review of mathematics refreshes your math skills, and practice problems, worksheets, and practice tests help you gain confidence in making drug calculations. New to this edition are Next Generation NCLEX® (NGN) practice problems preparing you for the critical thinking questions on the NGN exam. Written by nursing experts Sheila Ogden and Linda Fluharty, this worktext is ideal for nursing students and for nurses returning to practice!


特徴
  • Learning objectives keep you focused and explain what you should accomplish upon the completion of each chapter.
  • Logical structure organizes the material from simple to complex, making it easier to build upon and retain knowledge.
  • Extensive math review covers the basic math skills essential for accurate calculation of drug dosages and helps you identify your strengths and weaknesses.
  • Chapter worksheets allow you to practice solving realistic problems.
  • Post-tests at the end of each chapter allow you to assess your understanding of content.
  • Alert boxes highlight information crucial to math calculation and patient safety.
  • Comprehensive post-test at the end of the book offers additional practice and measures your overall understanding.
  • 40 flash cards on the Evolve website make it easy to study and review abbreviations, formulas, and conversions from the book.
その他の情報
ISBN 9780323826228
Product Format Book
Publication Date 2022
Author Information By Sheila J. Ogden, MSN, RN, Formerly Director, Orthopaedic Service Line Clarian Health Partners Indianapolis, Indiana and Linda Fluharty, RNC, MSN, ssociate Professor School of Health Sciences Nursing Program Ivy Tech Community College Indianapolis, Indiana
Table of Content

art I: Review of Mathematics 

Review of Mathematics Pretest  

Chapter 1 Fractions 

Chapter 2 Decimals 

Chapter 3 Percents 

Chapter 4 Ratios 

Chapter 5 Proportions  

Review of Mathematics Posttest  

 

Part II Units and Measurements for the Calculation of Drug Dosages 

Chapter 6 Metric and Household Measurements 

Chapter 7 Calculations Used in Patient Assessments 

 

Part III Preparation for Calculation of Drug Dosages 

Chapter 8-Safety in Medication Administration  

Chapter 9- Interpretation of the Physician's Orders  

Chapter 10-Reading Medication Label  

 

Part IV Calculation of Drug Dosages 

Chapter 11 Oral Dosages 

Chapter 12 Parenteral Dosages 

Chapter 13 Dosages Measured in Units 

Chapter 14 Reconstitution of Medications 

Chapter 15 Intravenous Flow Rates 

Chapter 16 Intravenous Flow Rates for Dosages Measured in Units 

Chapter 17 Critical Care Intravenous Flow Rates 

Chapter 18 Pediatric Dosages 

Chapter 19 Obstetric Dosages 

 

Comprehensive Posttest 

Glossary 

Appendix A - Apothecary Systems of Measure  

Index 

 

 

発行日 02-03-2022
Pages 622
trim 276 x 216 (8 1/2 x 10 7/8)
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