Calculation of drug dosages : a work text / Sheila J. Ogden, MSN, RN, President and CEO, SJOgden Consulting, Inc., Indianapolis, Indiana, Linda K. Fluharty, MSN, RN, Professor, School of Nurisng, Ivy Tech Community College, Indianapolis, Indiana.Publisher: St. Louis, Missouri : Elsevier, Edition: Tenth editionDescription: xvii, 601 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780323310697; 0323310699Subject(s): Pharmaceutical arithmetic -- Programmed instruction | Drugs -- Dosage -- Programmed instructionDDC classification: 615.1/401513 LOC classification: RS57 | .R33 2016
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Review of mathematics -- Review of mathematics pretest -- Fractions -- Decimals -- Percents -- Ratios -- Proportions -- Review of mathematics posttest -- Units and measurements for the calculation of drug dosages -- Metric and household measurements -- Apothecary and household measurements -- Equivalents between apothecary and metric measurements -- Preparation for calculation of drug dosages -- Safety in medication administration -- Interpretation of the physician's orders -- How to read drug labels -- Dimensional analysis and the calculation of drug dosages -- Calculation of drug dosages -- Oral dosages -- Parenteral dosages -- Reconstitution and dosages measured in units -- Intravenous flow rates -- Critical care intravenous flow rates -- Pediatric dosages -- Obstetric dosages -- Drug administration considerations -- Automated medication dispensing systems -- Special considerations for the administration of medications to the elderly -- Home care considerations in the administration of medications.
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