Medical Dosage Calculations: A Dimensional Analysis Approach, Updated Edition, 11th edition

  • Anthony Giangrasso, 
  • Dolores Shrimpton, 
  • June L. Olsen

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Medical Dosage Calculations helps you develop dosage calculation skills so you can safely administer medication in a clinical environment. As you progress from simple to more complex math topics, you’ll build the core skills and professional understanding needed to calculate drug doses accurately.

Published by Pearson (November 3rd 2021) - Copyright © 2022

ISBN-13: 9780137381296

Subject: Dosage Calculations

Category: Medical Dosage Calculations: A Dimensional Analysis Approach, Updated Edition

Table of contents

1. Review of Arithmetic for Dosage Calculations
2. Safe and Accurate Medication Administration
3. Dimensional Analysis

4. The Household and Metric Systems
5. Converting from One System of Measurement to Another

6. Oral Medications
7. Syringes
8. Solutions
9. Parenteral Medications

10. Flow Rates and Durations of Enteral and Intravenous Infusions
11. Flow Rates and Dosage Rates for Intravenous Medications
12. Pediatric Dosages

Comprehensive Self-Tests

A. Answer Section
B. FDA and ISMP Lists of Look-Alike Drug Names with Recommended Tall Man Letters
C. Commonly Used Abbreviations
D. Units of Measurement in Metric and Household Systems
E. Celsius and Fahrenheit Temperature Conversions
F. Diluting Stock Solutions
G. Apothecary System

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