ISBN: 9780323830881
Publication Date: 02-18-2022
Page Count: 640
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: \$72.99

# Calculation of Drug Dosages Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 12th Edition

by Sheila J. Ogden, MSN, RN and Linda Fluharty, RNC, MSN

## Elsevier eBook on VitalSource - Access Card

ISBN: 9780323830881
Publication Date: 02-18-2022
Page Count: 640
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: \$72.99
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Help students learn to calculate drug dosages accurately with this practical workbook-textbook! Calculation of Drug Dosages: A Work Text, 12th Edition makes it easy to understand and master the three major methods of dosage calculation — ratio and proportion, formula, and dimensional analysis. A basic review of mathematics serves to refresh the skills of students who may be weak or inexperienced in math, and practice problems, worksheets, and practice tests help them gain confidence in making drug calculations. New to this edition are Next Generation NCLEX® (NGN) practice problems preparing students for the critical thinking questions on the NGN exam. This work text is ideal for nursing students and for nurses returning to practice!

• Learning objectives keep you focused and explain what you should accomplish upon the completion of each chapter.
• Logical structure organizes the material from simple to complex, making it easier to build upon and retain knowledge.
• Extensive math review covers the basic math skills essential for accurate calculation of drug dosages and helps you identify your strengths and weaknesses.
• Chapter worksheets allow you to practice solving realistic problems.
• Post-tests at the end of each chapter allow you to assess your understanding of content.
• Alert boxes highlight information crucial to math calculation and patient safety.
• Comprehensive post-test at the end of the book offers additional practice and measures your overall understanding.
• 40 flash cards on the Evolve website make it easy to study and review abbreviations, formulas, and conversions from the book.
• NEW! Next Generation NCLEX® practice problems and case studies progress from simple to complex concepts and are included in chapters throughout the text.
• NEW! Coverage of heparin drip calculation describes how to calculate and administer an IV weight-based heparin bolus from the IV heparin.
• NEW! Added IV coverage is included in the IV Flow Rates and IV Flow Rates for Dosages Measured in Units chapters.
• NEW! Updated drug information and medication labels are added to this edition.
• Part I: Review of Mathematics

Review of Mathematics Pretest

Chapter 1 Fractions

Chapter 2 Decimals

Chapter 3 Percents

Chapter 4 Ratios

Chapter 5 Proportions

Review of Mathematics Posttest

Part II Units and Measurements for the Calculation of Drug Dosages

Chapter 6 Metric and Household Measurements

Chapter 7 Calculations Used in Patient Assessments

Part III Preparation for Calculation of Drug Dosages

Chapter 8-Safety in Medication Administration

Chapter 9- Interpretation of the Physician's Orders

Chapter 10-Reading Medication Label

Part IV Calculation of Drug Dosages

Chapter 11 Oral Dosages

Chapter 12 Parenteral Dosages

Chapter 13 Dosages Measured in Units

Chapter 14 Reconstitution of Medications

Chapter 15 Intravenous Flow Rates

Chapter 16 Intravenous Flow Rates for Dosages Measured in Units

Chapter 17 Critical Care Intravenous Flow Rates

Chapter 18 Pediatric Dosages

Chapter 19 Obstetric Dosages

Comprehensive Posttest

Glossary

Appendix A – Apothecary Systems of Measure

Index

• Sheila J. Ogden, MSN, RN, Formerly Director, Orthopaedic Service Line Clarian Health Partners Indianapolis, Indiana and Linda Fluharty, RNC, MSN, ssociate Professor School of Health Sciences Nursing Program Ivy Tech Community College Indianapolis, Indiana
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