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University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Reference Material

Ref. 615.14 M875C

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Material Type
Book
Author
Morris, Deborah Gray,
Publication Info.
St. Louis, Missouri : Elsevier Mosby, [2014]
Publication Info.
©2014

Details

Edition
Sixth edition.
Description
xvi, 736 pages ; 28 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Roman numerals -- Fractions -- Decimals -- Ratio and proportion -- Percentages -- Metric system -- Apothecary and household systems -- Converting within and between systems -- Additional conversions useful in the health care setting -- Medication administration -- Understanding and interpreting medication orders -- Medication administration records and medication distribution systems -- Reading medication labels -- Dosage calculation using the ratio and proportion method -- Dosage calculation using the formula method -- Dosage calculation using the dimensional analysis method -- Calculation of oral medications -- Parenteral medications -- Reconstitution of solutions -- Insulin -- Intravenous solutions and equipment -- Intravenous calculations -- Heparin calculations -- Critical care calculations -- Pediatric and adult dosage calculation based on weight.
Subject
Pharmaceutical arithmetic.
Nursing -- Mathematics.
Drug Dosage Calculations -- Problems and Exercises.
Nursing Care -- methods -- Problems and Exercises.
Mathematics -- Problems and Exercises.
Pharmaceutical Preparations -- administration & dosage -- Problems and Exercises.
Nursing -- Mathematics.
Pharmaceutical arithmetic.
ISBN
9780323089319 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0323089313 (pbk. : alk. paper)