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cover image - Saunders Math Skills for Health Professions - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,2nd Edition
ISBN: 9780323327336
Copyright: 2016
Publication Date: 05-26-2015
Page Count: 336
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $63.99

Saunders Math Skills for Health Professions - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 2nd Edition

by Rebecca Hickey, RN, RMC, AHI, CHI

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

cover image - Saunders Math Skills for Health Professions - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,2nd Edition
ISBN: 9780323327336
Copyright: 2016
Publication Date: 05-26-2015
Page Count: 336
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $63.99
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Set up your students for success in math! Saunders Math Skills for Health Professionals, 2nd Edition reviews and simplifies the everyday math skills they need to succeed as healthcare professionals. Practical examples show how to solve problems step by step, and clarify fundamental math principles including fractions and percentages, ratios and proportions, basic algebra, and statistics. New to this edition is a chapter on solutions and IV calculations, as well as even more practice problems with step-by-step solutions. No other textbook makes math so friendly and so accessible!

    • A work-text format lets students solve problems as they review the material.
    • UNIQUE! Full-color format highlights key information and fully illustrates examples such as how to set up problems, the different parts of equations, and how to move decimal points.
    • Learning objectives follow Bloom’s taxonomy, highlight the key topics in each chapter, and explain their importance in patient care.
    • Chapter Outlines and Chapter Overviews serve as a framework for each chapter and explain why it is important to understand the material presented.
    • NEW! Solutions and IV Calculations chapter includes topics seen in chemistry, such as calculations for IV solutions and drip rate conversions, duration and total volume of solutions, and discussions on solutes, solvents, logarithms, and pH conversions.
    • NEW! Additional content includes the translation of orders written with abbreviations, use of mercury thermometers, problems involving I&O, and reading and writing prescriptions.
    • NEW word problems include more Practice the Skill and more Building Confidence with the Skill exercises, helping students apply abstract mathematical concepts to real-world situations.
    • EXPANDED! Example problems in each chapter use a step-by-step method for solving problems.
    • NEW! More focus on graph charting is provided throughout the book.
    • Master the Skill boxes provide end-of-chapter quizzes for learning assessment.
    • NEW! More Math in the Real World boxes take information used in everyday life and demonstrate how the same concepts can be applied in health care.
    • Key terms that explain mathematical computations are bolded at first mention in the text and defined in the glossary.
    • NEW! Key term vocabulary test in each chapter assesses student knowledge with multiple choice, matching, and fill-in-the-blank questions.
    • NEW! 20-question Pre-Tests in Lesson Plans for each chapter is available to instructors on Evolve.
    • NEW! Appendix of answers to odd-numbered problems is provided for Practice the Skill and Building Confidence problems.
    • Spiral binding with plenty of white space allows students to write out answers and work through problems in the book.
    • NEW! Solutions and IV Calculations chapter includes topics seen in chemistry, such as calculations for IV solutions and drip rate conversions, duration and total volume of solutions, and discussions on solutes, solvents, logarithms, and pH conversions.
    • NEW! Additional content includes the translation of orders written with abbreviations, use of mercury thermometers, problems involving I&O, and reading and writing prescriptions.
    • NEW word problems include more Practice the Skill and more Building Confidence with the Skill exercises, helping you apply abstract mathematical concepts to real-world situations.
    • NEW! More focus on graph charting is provided throughout the book.
    • NEW! More Math in the Real World boxes take information that you use in your everyday life and demonstrate how the same concept can be applied in health care.
  • 1. Basic Math Review
    2. Roman Numerals and Military Time
    3. Fractions
    4. Word Problems, Percentages, and Decimals
    5. Ratios and Proportions
    6. General Accounting
    7. The Metric System
    8. U.S. Customary Units and the Apothecary System
    9. Application of Measurement and Dose Conversion
    10. Power of 10
    11. Solutions and IV Calculations  NEW!
    12. Introduction to Statistics
    13. Graphs: Tools of Organization
    Appendix: Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems for Practice the Skill and Building the Skill
    Glossary
  • Rebecca Hickey, RN, RMC, AHI, CHI, Rebecca Wallace Hickey, RN
    Secondary Health Tech Instructor
    Butler Technology and Career Development Schools
    Fairfield Township, Ohio
    Adjunct Instructor, Office Information Technology Program
    University of Cincinnati - Raymond Walters Campus
    Cincinnati, Ohio
    Registered Nurse
    Liberty Urgent Care
    Liberty Township, Ohio
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