Use the simplicity of the dimensional analysis method to minimize drug calculation errors! The Nurse, The Math, The Meds, 2nd Edition helps you overcome any math anxiety you may have by clearly explaining how to use the dimensional analysis method. It shows how to analyze practice problems, find the reasonable answer, and then evaluate it. But first, it lets you refresh your math skills with a review of essential math. Written by noted nursing educator Joyce Mulholland, this book offers over 1,400 questions for plenty of practice in mastering math concepts and learning dosage calculations.
Part I: Essential Math for Medication Calculations Essential Math Assessment 1. Essential Math Review 2. Dimensional Analysis Calculations Part II: Modern Metric System and Medication Calculations 3. Measurement Units and Conversions for Medications 4. Patient Records, Medication Orders and Labels 5. Solid and Liquid Oral Dose Calculations Part III: Reconstituted Medications 6. Syringe Measurements 7. Reconstitution of Powders and Liquids Part IV: IV Parenteral Medication Calculations 8. Injectable Medication Calculations 9. Basic Intravenous Calculations 10. Advanced Intravenous Calculations Part V: Oral and Injectable Hormone Calculations 11. Antidiabetic Agents 12. Anticoagulant Agents Part VI: Medications for Infants and Children 13. Pediatric Medication Calculations Multiple-Choice Review Comprehensive Written Final