Dosage Calculations Demystified (Paperback)

Author: Keogh, James

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Written by a graduate nurse, instructor, and bestselling author, this easy-to-follow guide explains this essential nursing topic in and effective and enlightening way. Readers will learn how to perform hundreds of complex dosage calculations and interpret sample drug orders. Featuring worked calculations, NCLEX-style quizzes, and tips on how to identify and avoid common traps on dose calculation questions, this is the perfect classroom supplement and self-study tool. .


Publisher McGraw-Hill
Mfg Part# 9780071602846
SKU 208067106
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0071602844
Release Date 12/1/2008
Dimensions (in Inches) 9.25H x 7.25L x 0.5T
From the Publisher
Editors Note Your prescription for mastering dosage calculationsNeed to learn how to calculate dosages with precision but find yourself looking for some anesthesia instead? HereAnd#39;s your remedy! Dosage Calculations Demystified makes this complex topic easy to absorb. Written by a graduate nurse, instructor, and bestselling author, Dosage Calculations Demystified covers medication orders and medication labels and explains how to calculate doses using the formula method and the ratio-proportion method. YouAnd#39;ll get details on I.V. calculations, pediatric doses, and enteral tube feeding. The book also covers dosage calculations for commonly prescribed drugs, including Heparin and dopamine. Hundreds of examples make it easy to understand the material, and NCLEX-style practice questions help reinforce learning.This self-teaching guide offers:Learning objectives at the beginning of each chapterTips for avoiding common errors when using MAR charting systems Details on I.V. therapyCoverage of pediatric BSA dosage calculationsMeasurements in SI units A time-saving approach to performing better on an exam or at workSimple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Dosage Calculations Demystified is your key to acing this vital nursing skill.
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0194
Publisher McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
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