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ISBN: 9780702059902
Page Count: 176
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
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Nursing Calculations - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 8th Edition

by John D. Gatford and Nicole Phillips, DipAppSci(Nsg) BN GDipAdvNsg(Educ) MNS PhD MRCNA

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

ISBN: 9780702059902
Page Count: 176
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
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  • A diagnostic test at the start allows readers to review their knowledge of maths and identify their weak points

    Numerous exercises give plenty of practice in making drug calculations

    Answers to questions aid self-study

    Revision and summary exercises ensure that the reader fully understands the calculations

    The nursing context and use of actual drug labels allows the application of theory to everyday practice

  • All medications reviewed and updated in accordance with current practice

    Revised layout to avoid crowded pages

    A portable laminated card placed inside the back cover with the key formulae that students need to remember

    Additional exercises, labels and paediatric examples

    Additional set of syringe diagrams

    A new table of abbreviations and their meanings and explanation of the 24-hour clock

    Addition of handwritten prescriptions to the medication label exercises to improve links to real-life practice

  • Preface to the Eighth Edition

    Preface to the First Edition

    Acknowledgements

    Symbols used in this book

    Formulae used in this book

    1. A review of relevant calculations

    2. Dosages of oral medications

    3. Dosages of medications for injection

    4. Intravenous infusion

    5. Paediatric dosages

    6. Revision of nursing calculations

    7. Answers

    Index

  • John D. Gatford, Mathematics teacher, Melbourne, Australia and Nicole Phillips, DipAppSci(Nsg) BN GDipAdvNsg(Educ) MNS PhD MRCNA, Senior Lecturer in Nursing, School of Nursing, Faculty of Health, Medicine, Nursing and Behavioural Sciences, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
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