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cover image - Mulholland’s The Nurse, The Math, The Meds - Binder Ready,5th Edition
ISBN: 9780323829755
Publication Date: 06-10-2022
Page Count: 576
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $72.99

Mulholland’s The Nurse, The Math, The Meds - Binder Ready, 5th Edition

by Susan Turner, RN, MSN, FNP

Binder Ready

cover image - Mulholland’s The Nurse, The Math, The Meds - Binder Ready,5th Edition
ISBN: 9780323829755
Publication Date: 06-10-2022
Page Count: 576
Imprint: Mosby

Dimensional analysis can simplify drug calculations! Mulholland’s The Nurse, The Math, The Meds, 5th Edition helps students overcome any math anxiety they may have by clearly explaining how to use the dimensional analysis method to minimize drug calculation errors. First, a review of basic math provides a refresher of essential math skills. The book then shows how to analyze and set up problems, estimate a reasonable answer, and evaluate the answer for accuracy. The only Elsevier text to exclusively teach the dimensional analysis method, Mulholland’s includes plenty of practice exercises as well as new Next Generation NCLEX® (NGN) case studies to prepare students for the NGN exam.

    • UNIQUE! Useful FAQs and answers in each chapter are based on years of classroom questions compiled by the author.
    • UNIQUE! Communication boxes show sample nurse-patient and nurse-prescriber dialogues that can help reduce medication errors.
    • UNIQUE! Ask Yourself questions help you synthesize information and reinforce your comprehension.
    • Rapid Practice quizzes provide practice problems following each new topic, making it easy to master both math concepts and drug calculation at the same time.
    • Mnemonics offer shortcuts to make memorization easier, and save time in learning.
    • Red arrow alerts call attention to potential math errors and patient safety issues.
    • High-risk drug icons are used to highlight potentially dangerous drugs.
    • QSEN competencies are included where appropriate.
    • Multiple choice-format questions at the end of each chapter help you review the material and prepare for the NCLEX® exam.
    • Chapter finals boost your understanding by providing additional practice with the major concepts covered in each chapter; the answer key shows how to work out the problems.
    • Comprehensive final practice boosts your understanding by providing additional practice with the major concepts covered through the entire text; the answer key shows how to work out the problems.
    • NEW! Next Generation NCLEX® case studies are included in the chapters on antidiabetes, anticoagulants, pediatrics, and advanced IV calculations.
    • NEW! All drugs and their medication labels are updated, with new drugs and labels added and discontinued drugs and labels removed.
    • NEW and Updated! Coverage of diabetic and anticoagulant drugs adds new medications and replaces those that have been discontinued.
    CHAPTER 1 Math Review
    CHAPTER 2 Dimensional Analysis Method
    PART II Metric System and Medication Calculations
    CHAPTER 3 Metric Units and Conversions
    CHAPTER 4 Patient Records, Medication Orders, and
    Medication Labels
    PART III Reconstituted Medications
    CHAPTER 5 Oral Medications
    CHAPTER 6 Syringes for Injection
    CHAPTER 7 Reconstitution of Medications
    PART IV Parenteral Medications
    CHAPTER 8 Injectable Medications
    CHAPTER 9 Basic Intravenous Calculations
    CHAPTER 10 Advanced Intravenous Calculations
    PART V Common High-Alert Medications
    CHAPTER 11 Antidiabetic Medications
    CHAPTER 12 Anticoagulant Medications
    PART VI Medications for Infants and Children
    CHAPTER 13 Pediatric Medications
    APPENDIX A TJC Do Not Use List
    APPENDIX B ISMP’s List of High-Alert Medications
    APPENDIX C 5-Minute Sample Verbal Communication
    Hand-Off Report
    APPENDIX D Sample Medication Administration Errors
    and Potential Clinical Outcomes
    APPENDIX E Apothecary System and Household
  • Susan Turner, RN, MSN, FNP, Professor of Nursing, Gavilan College, Gilroy, California