Medical Dosage Calculations: A Dimensional Analysis Approach, Updated Edition, 11th edition
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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
Subject: Dosage Calculations
Category: Medical Dosage Calculations: A Dimensional Analysis Approach, Updated Edition
Table of contents
UNIT 1: BASIC CALCULATION SKILLS AND INTRODUCTION TO MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION
1. Review of Arithmetic for Dosage Calculations
2. Safe and Accurate Medication Administration
3. Dimensional Analysis
UNIT 2: SYSTEMS OF MEASUREMENT
4. The Household and Metric Systems
5. Converting from One System of Measurement to Another
UNIT 3: ORAL AND PARENTERAL MEDICATIONS
6. Oral Medications
9. Parenteral Medications
UNIT 4: INFUSIONS AND PEDIATRIC DOSAGES
10. Flow Rates and Durations of Enteral and Intravenous Infusions
11. Flow Rates and Dosage Rates for Intravenous Medications
12. Pediatric Dosages
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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