Calculation of Drug Dosages - Binder Ready, 12th Edition

By Sheila J. Ogden, MSN, RN and Linda Fluharty, RNC, MSN
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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.
ISBN 9780323830867
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 


Appendix A - Apothecary Systems of Measure  




発行日 04-02-2022
Pages 622
trim 276 x 216 (8 1/2 x 10 7/8)
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