9780135135969

Ratio and Proportion Dosage Calculations

  • ISBN 13:

    9780135135969

  • ISBN 10:

    0135135966

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/05/2009
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Newer Edition

Note: Not guaranteed to come with supplemental materials (access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.)

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Summary

Ratio & Proportion Dosage Calculations provides the ease of learning the ratio and proportion method of calculation with a building block approach of the basics. Its consistent focus on safety, accuracy, and professionalism make it a valuable reference for nurses and other allied health professionals.

This book uses the Ratio and Proportion method for drug calculations; a time-tested approach based on simple mathematical concepts. It helps the reader develop a “number sense”, and largely frees the healthcare professional from the need to memorize formulas.

Features:

-Pearson's Dosage Calcualtion Tutor with interactive practice questions, animated solutions and more!

-Content on daily fluid maintenance and titrating medications.

-Content of heparin and insulin sections.

-Joint Commission recommendations throughout.

-PORTABLE! Includes a convenient pocket reminder card.

-Realistic art program! Full-color labels of the newest drugs link mathematics to clinical practice.

-Over 1000 practice problems! Including illustrative examples, critical thinking case studies, and comprehensive self-tests. Fully detailed soutions are provided.

-Notes and Alerts throughout the text highlight concepts and principles for safe and accurate medication calculation and administration.

-Companion Website provides additional practice questions, case studies and interactive exercises.

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