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Calculating drug dosages : a patient-safe approach to nursing and math / Sandra Luz Martinez de Castillo, Maryanne Werner-McCullough.

By: Martinez de Castillo, Sandra LuzContributor(s): Werner-McCullough, MaryannePublisher: Philadelphia : F.A. Davis Company, [2017]Description: xvi, 545 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780803624962 (pbk)Uniform titles: Calculating drug dosages (2016) Subject(s): Pharmaceutical Preparations -- administration & dosage -- Nurses' Instruction | Mathematics -- Nurses' InstructionDDC classification: 615.1/401513 LOC classification: RS57 | .M337 2017NLM classification: QV 748
Contents:
Safety in medication administration -- The drug label -- The metric system -- The household system -- Linear ratio and proportion -- Fractional ratio and proportion -- Dimensional analysis -- The formula method -- Calculating oral medication doses -- Syringes and needles -- Calculating parenteral medication doses -- Preparing powdered parenteral medications -- Administering insulin -- Intravenous therapy and infusion rates -- Calculating infusion and completion time -- Administering direct iv medications -- Verifying safe dose -- Titration of intravenous medications -- Calculating intake and output -- Parenteral intake -- Considerations for the pediatric population -- Considerations for the older adult population.
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Pharmacology I


Safety in medication administration -- The drug label -- The metric system -- The household system -- Linear ratio and proportion -- Fractional ratio and proportion -- Dimensional analysis -- The formula method -- Calculating oral medication doses -- Syringes and needles -- Calculating parenteral medication doses -- Preparing powdered parenteral medications -- Administering insulin -- Intravenous therapy and infusion rates -- Calculating infusion and completion time -- Administering direct iv medications -- Verifying safe dose -- Titration of intravenous medications -- Calculating intake and output -- Parenteral intake -- Considerations for the pediatric population -- Considerations for the older adult population.

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