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Dosage calculations /

Title:
Dosage calculations /
Author:
Pickar, Gloria D., 1946-
Published:
Clifton Park, NY : c2013.
Format:
Book
Institution:
MCPHS Boston, MCPHS Worcester
Contents:
Section 1. Pretest and Mathematics Review: Fractions and decimals ; Ratios, percents, simple equations, and ratio-proportion -- Section 2. Measurement Systems, Drug Orders, and Drug Labels: Systems of measurement ; Conversions: metric and household systems ; Conversions for other clinical applications: time and temperature ; Equipment used in dosage measurement ; Interpreting drug orders ; Understanding drug labels ; Preventing medication errors -- Sectio 3. Drug Dosage Calculations: Oral dosage of drugs ; Parenteral dosage of drugs ; Reconstitution of solutions ; Pediatric and adult dosages based on body weight ; Alternative dosage calculation methods: ratio-proportion and dimensional analysis -- Section 4. Advanced Calculations: Intravenous solutions, equipment, and calculations ; Body surface area and advanced pediatric calculations ; Advanced adult intravenous calculations -- Essential Skills Evaluation: Posttest: Answer sheet -- Comprehensive Skills Evaluation: Answers -- Appendix A: Study guide -- Appendix B: Apothecary system.

Online access:
No online access
Library holdings:
MCPHS Circulation - Boston Campus
RS57 .P53 2013Available
MCPHS Circulation - Manchester Campus
RS57 .P53 2013Available
MCPHS Circulation - Worcester Campus
RS57 .P53 2013Available