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Medicine > Pharmacology
Math For Nurses: A Pocket Guide to Dosage Calculation and Drug Preparation
Boyer, Mary Jo
ISBN 13: 
9781496303417
Previous ISBN (13): 
9781609136802
ISBN 10: 
1496303415
Category: 
Pharmacology
Edition: 
9
Publisher: 
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Format: 
Paperback
Status: 
Active
Imprint: 
LWW
Audience: 
Professional and scholarly
Pages: 
384
Weight: 
0.7
Retail Price: 
39.99
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Synopsis:
Help your students learn to calculate dosages accurately with this easy-to-use pocket guide.
 
Packed with real clinical examples and practice problems, Math for Nurses includes a review of basic math skills, measurement systems, and drug calculations/preparations, making it ideal for use in clinical settings or as a study aid. The book’s step-by-step approach coupled with frequent examples that illustrate problem-solving helps students develop the knowledge and skills they need to calculate dosages effectively and improve the accuracy of drug delivery.
 
Highlights of the 9th Edition
 
  • Complete: This is the only dosage calculation pocket reference available today that covers  the steps of drug preparation.
  • Comprehensive: All methods of dosage calculations are used, including ratio, proportion, formula, and dimensional analysis.
  • Hands-on: Practice problems throughout the text and end-of-chapter and end-of-unit review questions aid students' application and recall of material.
  • Practical: A handy pull-out quick-reference card contains basic equivalents, conversion factors, and math formulas.
  • Interactive: Virtual Chalkboard tutorials (followed by quizzes) solve problems step-by-step using three different methods with a voice over that explains each step.

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