Math for nurses : a pocket guide to dosage calculation and drug preparation / Mary Jo Boyer, RN, PhD, Vice Provost and Vice President, Branch Campus Operations, Adjunct Nursing Faculty, Former Dean and Professor of Nursing, Delaware County Community College, Media Pennsylvania.

By: Boyer, Mary Jo [author.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer, [2016]Edition: Edition 9Description: xiv, 418 pages : color illustrations ; 18 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781496303417; 1496303415Subject(s): Pharmaceutical arithmetic -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Nursing -- Mathematics -- Handbooks, manuals, etcDDC classification: 615.1/4 LOC classification: RT68 | .B68 2016
Contents:
Preassessment test : mathematics skills review -- Fractions -- Decimals -- Percents, ratio, and proportion -- The metric, household, and apothecary systems of measurement -- Approximate equivalents and system conversions -- Medication labels -- Oral dosage calculations -- Parenteral dosage calculations -- Intravenous therapy -- Intravenous therapies: critical care applications -- Insulin -- Heparin preparation and dosage calculations : subcutaneous and intravenous -- Pediatric dosage calculations and intravenous therapy -- Solutions and drug reconstitution.
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Includes index.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Preassessment test : mathematics skills review -- Fractions -- Decimals -- Percents, ratio, and proportion -- The metric, household, and apothecary systems of measurement -- Approximate equivalents and system conversions -- Medication labels -- Oral dosage calculations -- Parenteral dosage calculations -- Intravenous therapy -- Intravenous therapies: critical care applications -- Insulin -- Heparin preparation and dosage calculations : subcutaneous and intravenous -- Pediatric dosage calculations and intravenous therapy -- Solutions and drug reconstitution.

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Mary Jo Boyer , RN, PhD
Vice Provost and Vice President
Branch Campus Operations
Adjunct Nursing Faculty
Former Dean and Professor of Nursing
Delaware County Community College
Media, Pennsylvania

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