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Follow the leader. Math for Meds has helped nearly one million nurses and other health care professionals become safe practitioners of dosage calculations. This classic resource continues to blaze the trail into a ninth edition, with its ratio and proportion method and building-block organization. Hundreds of full-color images of drug labels, syringes, and equipment complement the range of calculation competencies - from reading medication labels to calculating flow rates for heparin infusion. The straightforward language has also been retained, as the ninth edition preserves the tradition of making the complex understandable.
Table of Contents
Relative Value, Addition and Subtraction of Decimals
Multiplication and Division of Decimals
Solving Common Fraction Equations
Introduction to Drug Measures
Metric, International (SI) System
Additional Drug Measures: Unit, Percentage, Milliequivalent, Ratio, Apothecary, Household, International Units (U)
Reading Medication Labels and Syringe Calibrations
Reading Oral Medication Labels
Hypodermic Syringe Measurement
Reading Parenteral Medication Labels
Reconstitution of Powdered Drugs
Measuring Insulin Dosages
Dosage Calculation Using Ratio and Proportion
Formula Method Basic Formula
Dosage Calculation from Body Weight and Body Surface Area
Adult and Pediatric Dosages Based on Body Weight
Adult and Pediatric Dosages Based on Body Surface Area
Introduction to IV Therapy
IV Flow Rate Calculation
Calculating IV Infusion and Completion Times
IV Medication and Titration Calculations
Heparin Infusion Calculations
Pediatric Medication Calculations
Pediatric Oral and Parenteral Medications
Pediatric Intravenous Medications
Medication Administration Records
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