cover image - Essential Calculations for Veterinary Nurses and Technicians,3rd Edition
ISBN: 9780702068072
Page Count: 166
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
List Price: $49.95

Essential Calculations for Veterinary Nurses and Technicians, 3rd Edition

by Terry Lake, DVM and Nicola Green, RVN
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cover image - Essential Calculations for Veterinary Nurses and Technicians,3rd Edition
ISBN: 9780702068072
Page Count: 166
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
List Price: $49.95
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Help your vet tech and vet nursing students easily master the types of calculations they will face on the job with Essential Calculations for Veterinary Nurses and Technicians, 3rd Edition. From basic arithmetic to dilutions and statistics, this useful text covers all aspects of calculations as applied to veterinary nursing. Students will benefit from the text’s common sense approach to clinical situations, and will walk away from your course knowing how to use calculations to determine dosage rates, anesthetic flow rates, radiography exposure rates, parenteral nutrition, and more. Student-friendly features include simple language, detailed explanations, ample examples, and special author guidance so that content is easy to follow and understand. Finally, the text’s abundance of learning features — such as self-assessment questions, clinical hints, and tips — clarify important concepts and ensure that students master everything they need to know about calculations in the day-to-day clinical environment.

    • Self-test sections with clinical hints and tips ensure retention of core concepts.
    • Mathematical explanations using veterinary terms presents all principles in a manner that directly pertains to the veterinary field.
    • Comprehensive content covers everything from basic arithmetic to dilutions and statistics so users have everything needed to succeed in calculations for veterinary nursing and technology.
    • Dimensional analysis bridge method removes the necessity of memorizing formulae and takes advantage of simplifying equations so that calculators are often unnecessary.
    • NEW! Reviewed and updated drugs throughout the book provide dosage calculations that coincide with drugs currently used in the field for the most clinical relevance.
    • NEW! Additional math problems housed on the Evolve companion website offer substantial additional practice.
  • 1. Calculations Involving Fractions
    2. Decimals and Percentages
    3. Scientific Notation
    4. Ratio and Proportion
    5. Dimensional Analysis
    6. Clinical Applications of Basic Principles
    7. Measurement Systems
    8. Oral Medication
    9. Parenteral Medication
    10. Clinical Problems Using Dosage Calculations
    11. Solutions
    12. Clinical Problems Using Solutions
    13. Intravenous Fluids
    14. Constant Rate Infusions
    15. Dilutions
    16. Clinical Problems Using Dilutions
    17. Anaesthesia, Radiology and Nutrition Applications
    18. Statistics and Quality Control
  • Terry Lake, DVM, Instructor, Animal Health Technology, Faculty of Science, Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada and Nicola Green, RVN, Lecturer in Veterinary Nursing and Internal Verifier, Northumbria School of Veterinary Nursing, Newcastle College, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK
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