Dosage Calculation Workbook

Dosage Calculation Workbook Author Kaplan
ISBN-10 1506208029
Release 2016-10-04
Pages 276
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Kaplan's Dosage Calculation Workbook is a practical guide to help nurses learn, practice, and master the math needed to correctly administer medications. Whether you have many years of nursing experience or are still in nursing school, you’ll benefit from the clear, step-by-step breakdown of math concepts, with practice questions, chapter quizzes, and in-depth answer keys in each chapter. Edited and with an introduction by expert dosage calculation instructor Bart Brinkmann, DNP, ARNP, FNP-C, Kaplan's Dosage Calculation Workbook is an ideal review for certification and licensing examinations and a ready reference in the workplace. Features: * Diagnostic quiz to focus your review * Practice problems for oral, IV, and parenteral medication administration * Dosage calculation practice using dimensional analysis, ratio-proportion, and formula methods * Easy-to-follow examples and step-by-step explanations * Calculation space throughout to work the practice problems * Chapter quizzes with in-depth answer keys for immediate feedback



Math for Nurses

Math for Nurses Author Mary Jo Boyer
ISBN-10 0781763355
Release 2009
Pages 368
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Now in its Seventh Edition, this pocket guide is a compact, portable, easy-to-use reference for dosage calculation and drug administration. The author uses a step-by-step approach with frequent examples to illustrate problem-solving and practical applications. Coverage includes review of mathematics, measurement systems, and a comprehensive section on dosage calculations. Practice problems throughout the text and end-of-chapter and end-of-unit review questions will aid students' application and recall of material. A handy pull-out card contains basic equivalents, conversion factors, and math formulas.



Medical Dosage Calculations For Dummies

Medical Dosage Calculations For Dummies Author Richard Snyder
ISBN-10 9781118055885
Release 2011-05-09
Pages 384
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Score your highest in a medical dosage calculations course A recent shortage of nurses in a society with an aging population has triggered the demand for students to enter the field of medical study. A dosage calculations course is required for most students earning an applied science degree in nursing, pharmacology, or paramedic programs. Medical Dosage Calculations For Dummies tracks a typical dosage calculations course and provides helpful content in an approachable and easy-to-understand format. Plus, you'll get examples of the various calculations made to determine the appropriate quantity of drug or solution that should be administered to patients. Calculating drug dosages utilizing ratio-proportion, formula, and dimensional analysis Systems of measurement, including metric and apothecary and other conversion equivalents for a global audience The ins and outs of the charting systems for MAR (Medicine Administration Records) If you're one of the hundreds of thousands of students aspiring to enter the medical field, Medical Dosage Calculations For Dummies is your ticket for scoring your highest on exams.



Calculating Drug Dosages

Calculating Drug Dosages Author Sandra Luz Martinez de Castillo
ISBN-10 0803624972
Release 2012
Pages 154
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Summary: Designed for nursing students, the CD-ROM contains thirteen modules developed to address most common math concepts used in nursing practice.



Dosage Calculations Made Incredibly Easy

Dosage Calculations Made Incredibly Easy Author Springhouse
ISBN-10 1582551340
Release 2001
Pages 309
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This entertaining guide is now more fun, more up-to-date, and even easier to use -- an indispensable resource for nurses who want to take the stress out of dosage calculations. New to this edition are a chapter on dimensional analysis; numerous lighthearted learning aids called "Cheat Sheets"; and "Practice Makes Perfect" -- case study questions and answers that let nurses assess their progress. Contents include math basics; measurement systems; drug orders and administration records; calculating oral, topical, and rectal drug dosages; calculating parenteral injections and I.V. infusions; and calculating pediatric, obstetric, and critical care dosages.



Dosage Calculations and Basic Math for Nurses Demystified Second Edition

Dosage Calculations and Basic Math for Nurses Demystified  Second Edition Author Jim Keogh
ISBN-10 9780071849692
Release 2015-06-22
Pages 320
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The Demystified way to master dosage calculations and related basic math Written by a graduate nurse instructor and bestselling author, Dosage Calculations and Basic Math for Nurses Demystified, Second Edition covers medication orders and medication labels and explains how to calculate doses using the formula method and the ratio-proportion method. Readers will get details on I.V. calculations, pediatric doses, and enteral tube feeding. The book also covers dosage calculations for commonly prescribed drugs, including Heparin and dopamine. Hundreds of examples make it easy to understand the material, and NCLEX-style practice questions help reinforce learning. Dosage Calculations and Basic Math for Nurses Demystified is made more valuable by a concise review of basic math skills essential for daily practice, including equations, percentages, proportions, decimals, and fractions. Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Dosage Calculations and Basic Math for Nurses Demystified is the fun, fast, and effective way to learn this vital nursing skill. Includes coverage of I.V. therapy Measurements in SI units for international appeal A time-saving approach to performing better on an exam or at work



Medical Dosage CalculationsA Dimensional Analysis Approach

Medical Dosage CalculationsA Dimensional Analysis Approach Author June L. Olsen Emeritus, RN, MS
ISBN-10 9780133978018
Release 2015-06-12
Pages 432
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. For courses in medical dosage calculation in departments of nursing, pharmacy, pre-med, pre-dental, and other health disciplines; and for courses covering dosage calculation in other programs, such as pharmacology, pediatrics and critical care. The complete and user-friendly guide to safe drug dosage calculation Fully revised for current practices and medication, Medical Dosage Calculations remains the field’s most complete, user-friendly and accessible drug calculation text and workbook. Using the dimensional analysis format it pioneered, students begin with simple arithmetic, progressing to the most complex drug calculations. As they develop mathematical skills for accurate dosage calculations, they also gain a thorough professional understanding of safe drug administration. Compared with competitors, our text contains deeper, more realistic problems, incorporating actual dosages and requiring real critical thinking.



Calculation of Drug Dosages

Calculation of Drug Dosages Author Sheila J. Ogden
ISBN-10 0323310699
Release 2015-01-30
Pages 624
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Known for its textbook/workbook format, Calculation of Drug Dosages, 10th Edition makes it easy to master the ratio and proportion, formula, and dimensional analysis methods for drug calculation. A basic review of mathematics refreshes your math skills, and plenty of practice problems help you overcome any inexperience or weaknesses you may have. Written by nursing experts Sheila Ogden and Linda Fluharty, this resource helps you calculate drug dosages accurately and with confidence. An extensive math review covers the basic math skills essential for accurate calculation of drug dosages and helps you identify your strengths and weaknesses. Over 1,800 practice problems reinforce your understanding of drug calculations. A logical structure is organized from simple to complex, making it easier to absorb and retain knowledge. Learning objectives keep you focused and explain what you should accomplish upon completion of each chapter. An Alert box highlights information crucial to math calculation and patient safety. Chapter worksheets allow you to practice solving realistic problems. Post-tests at the end of each chapter let you assess your understanding of content. A comprehensive post-test at the end of the book offers additional practice and accurately gauges your overall understanding. Over 600 practice problems on the Evolve companion website cover ratio-proportion, formula, and dimensional analysis methods. 25 flash cards on Evolve contain abbreviations, formulas, and conversions from the book, allowing you to study at your own pace. UPDATED drug labels and equipment photos show the latest drugs and technology used in the market. NEW! Additional Intake and Output problems are included, and the apothecary method is minimized and moved to the appendix. NEW! Easy-access answer key is placed at the end of each chapter rather than in the back of the book.



The Nurse the Math the Meds

The Nurse  the Math  the Meds Author Joyce L. Mulholland
ISBN-10 0323187110
Release 2014-11-06
Pages 560
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Joyce M. Mulholland's name appears first and only in the previous edition.



Dosage Calculations

Dosage Calculations Author Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN-10 0781783070
Release 2009
Pages 243
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Dosage Calculations: An Incredibly Easy! Workout features over 250 enjoyable practice exercises to help readers master dosage calculations with ease. A perfect companion to Dosage Calculations Made Incredibly Easy!, this workbook uses the light-hearted Incredibly Easy! writing style that makes learning and reviewing complex information less threatening and more fun. Chapters test the reader's knowledge of essential calculation information including math basics, measurement systems, recording drug administration, oral, topical, and rectal drugs, parenteral drugs, I.V. infusions, and special calculations. Readers maneuver through practice exercises that assess learning, encourage comprehension and retention, and provide a little laughter. Nurse Joy and other host characters offer coaching and encouragement.



Dosage Calculations

Dosage Calculations Author Gloria D. Pickar
ISBN-10 9780176502591
Release 2011-07-01
Pages 538
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Classroom tested and reviewed, the second Canadian edition draws upon the strengths of a successful first Canadian edition and eight US editions that have together helped over 600,000 faculty and students allay math anxiety and more confidently perform accurate calculations. This text is directed at the student or professional who feels uncomfortable with mathematics and wants to improve their ability to perform accurate drug dosage calculations. As a pioneer Canadian text in the topic of medication calculations, the authors have transcended provincial practices to provide a nation-wide perspective on dosage calculations. The International System (SI) of units is used almost exclusively and medication dosages and drug labels have been vetted with the current Canadian drug data base, so that you, as a beginning professional, will be able to recognize and interpret drug labels and dosages. The importance of avoiding medication errors is also highlighted by the incorporation of applied critical thinking skills, to prepare you for real-life nursing practice situations. This winning combination of Canadian labels, life-size photos and an easy-to-follow three-Step approach to Dosage Calculations, makes this text is a must-have for all Canadian nursing students.



Henke s Med Math

Henke s Med Math Author Susan Buchholz
ISBN-10 0781776287
Release 2008-09-01
Pages 513
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Now in its Sixth Edition, this best-selling text features a highly visual, hands-on approach to learning dosage calculations and principles of drug administration. It presents step-by-step approaches to solving problems and includes dosage problems that simulate actual clinical experience. Each chapter includes numerous examples, self-tests, and proficiency tests. This edition presents all four methods of calculation side by side: ratio, proportion, formula, and dimensional analysis. New material on enteral feedings, heparin infusions, and insulin infusions is included. Drug labels are current, and problems use JCAHO-approved abbreviations. A handy quick-reference plastic pull-out card shows conversions and formulas.



NCLEX RN Drug Guide 300 Medications You Need to Know for the Exam

NCLEX RN Drug Guide  300 Medications You Need to Know for the Exam Author Kaplan Nursing
ISBN-10 9781506201986
Release 2015-08-04
Pages 336
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The most streamlined, portable, and easy-to-use drug guide to help you pass the NCLEX-RN! This pocket-sized review for prospective nurses gives you the focused, key information you need to know about medications commonly seen on the test. Kaplan's NCLEX-RN Drug Guide includes: Generic names, brand names, phonetic pronunciations, and drug families for 300 frequently tested medications Concise nursing considerations and must-know side effects for each medication NEW! Expert guidance for studying drugs effectively Pregnancy risk category and controlled substance schedule for every drug Common medical abbreviations you'll use on the job Abbreviations to avoid when recording medication orders Terms are grouped by medication category, and each page features two terms with the complete explanations. With Kaplan's NCLEX-RN Drug Guide, you know you are getting the most up-to-date, expert information available to prepare for the exam!



Drug Calculations for Nurses 4th Edition

Drug Calculations for Nurses  4th Edition Author Robert Lapham
ISBN-10 9781482248463
Release 2015-05-21
Pages 334
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The administration of drug treatments in hospitals has become increasingly complex. It sometimes involves potent drugs that may be fatal if administered incorrectly. The ability to perform drug calculations accurately is therefore paramount to prevent placing patients at risk. Drug Calculations for Nurses: A Step-by-Step Approach teaches healthcare professionals how to perform drug calculations with confidence and competence. It provides step-by-step guidance to carry out accurate drug calculations, with units and drug strengths clearly explained. This bestselling pocket-size book begins with the basic mathematical skills required to perform calculations, including tips on estimating answers. It then covers drug strengths and concentrations, dosage calculations, IV infusion therapies, and pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics. Two separate chapters focus on children and the elderly, addressing specific challenges encountered in these populations. Helpful worked examples, key points, and objectives are included in every chapter. Useful tables with common prescription abbreviations, estimation of renal function, and body surface area estimates are easily accessible through the appendices. This new edition comes with an online pre-test enabling readers to benchmark their knowledge. Specific weaknesses can then be identified and addressed in the printed book. Also included is a revision test that allows readers to assess their ability to perform drug calculations after completing the book.



Study Guide for Understanding Pharmacology

Study Guide for Understanding Pharmacology Author M. Linda Workman
ISBN-10 9780323294195
Release 2014-04-14
Pages 128
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Reinforce your understanding of drugs and medication safety! Corresponding to the chapters in Understanding Pharmacology: Essentials for Medication Safety, by M. Linda Workman, PhD, RN, FAAN, Linda A. LaCharity, PhD, RN, and Susan L. Kruchko, MS, RN, this study guide offers content review and a wide range of engaging activities to help you master key pharmacology concepts and practice dosage calculation. Learning Activities reinforce important content for each chapter. Medication Safety Practice Questions help you review math skills, practice dosage calculations in realistic clinical scenarios, and reinforce vital medication safety points. A Practice Quiz at the end of each chapter helps you prepare for exams and ensures content mastery. Study Tips for Students Who Speak English as a Second Language provide extra help for anyone struggling with the language.



Calculating Dosages Online 2 Year Access

Calculating Dosages Online  2 Year Access Author Sandra Luz Martinez De Castillo
ISBN-10 0803644132
Release 2014-05-05
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Calculate drug dosages with confidence—online! www.DosageCalc.com Use this multimedia approach to conquer your fears and master the most common math concepts used in nursing practice today. The online version of this AJN-award-winning content makes learning dosage calculation—even reviewing basic math principles—fun and easy! Thirteen online modules, including a basic math review, cover exactly what you need to know for class, clinical, the NCLEX, and professional practice. All modules emphasize how to prevent medication errors and safely meet the National Patient Safety Goals set forth by The Joint Commission. Interactive guidance shows you all four major calculation methods—linear ratio and proportion • fractional ratio and proportion • dimensional analysis • and the formula method. Explore each module at your own pace and then assess what you've learned with a wealth of practice tests in the accompanying online Workbook in PDF format. Plus, gain access to additional quizzes, animations, podcasts, and more online at DavisPlus.



Nursing Calculations and IV Therapy For Dummies UK

Nursing Calculations and IV Therapy For Dummies   UK Author Claire Boyd
ISBN-10 9781119114406
Release 2015-12-21
Pages 392
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The fast and easy way to pass the Nursing Calculations test Is the maths behind the medicine making you maudlin over taking your Nursing Calculations test? You've come to the right place! Written by a nurse with countless hours of experience—and who trains other nurses every day—this plain-English, no-nonsense guide to nursing calculations and IV therapy makes it easier to come to grips with the numbers and formulas you'll encounter on the day of the exam—and in the field. Many students and practising nurses struggle with mathematics. Luckily, this friendly guide is here to take the intimidation out of the subject, arming you with the knowledge and know-how you need to take the exam with confidence and to achieve the best score possible. From fractions, percentages, and proportions to pills, fluids, and prescriptions, Nursing Calculations & IV Therapy For Dummies UK edition offers detailed advice and instruction on everything you need to know to pass the exam with flying colours. Hundreds of practise questions help you learn and revise Clear explanations and lack of jargon make learning easy Observation charts and extra content are available for download upon purchase Combines nursing calculations and IV therapy to offer excellent value Whether you're a student revising for the Nursing Calculations test, a newly qualified nurse looking to brush up on your maths skills, or a member of a medical staff who's been asked to take on nursing duties, this friendly and accessible guide makes maths less menacing.