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cover image - Gatford and Phillips’ Drug Calculations,10th Edition
ISBN: 9780702082542
Publication Date: 04-21-2022
Page Count: 234
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $17.99

Gatford and Phillips’ Drug Calculations, 10th Edition

by Julie Martyn, DipAppSci(Nurs), BNurs, MEd(T&D), PhD, SFHEA, Mathew C. Carey, PhD, BSc, Dip-HE, PGCAP, fHEA, RCN, John D. Gatford and Nicole M. Phillips, DipAppSc(Nsg), BN, GDipAdvNsg(Educ), MNS, PhD


cover image - Gatford and Phillips’ Drug Calculations,10th Edition
ISBN: 9780702082542
Publication Date: 04-21-2022
Page Count: 234
Imprint: Elsevier
    • Case scenarios and practical examples bring drug calculations to life
    • Introduction to the forms of medications – solid, liquid, infused and paediatric – enhances reader knowledge
    • Covers medication administration concepts, mathematical formulas and pharmacokinetics related to calculating the bioavailability of medications
    • Safety messages and alerts ensure patient safety
    • ‘Super case’ follows patient through the lifespan to consolidate learning
    • Images and icons make the text easy to navigate
    • Quick-reference card to remind readers of essential formulae
  • 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. Sample numeracy test

    8. Answers


  • Julie Martyn, DipAppSci(Nurs), BNurs, MEd(T&D), PhD, SFHEA, Senior Lecturer in Nursing, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine, University of the Sunshine, Coast Fraser Coast,Queensland, Australia, Mathew C. Carey, PhD, BSc, Dip-HE, PGCAP, fHEA, RCN, Lecturer in Nursing: Child Health, Faculty of Health: Medicine,Dentistry and Human Sciences, School of Nursing and Midwifery,University of Plymouth, Plymouth, United Kingdom, John D. Gatford, Mathematics Tutor, Melbourne, Australia and Nicole M. Phillips, DipAppSc(Nsg), BN, GDipAdvNsg(Educ), MNS, PhD, Professor of Nursing and Head of School, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Deakin University, Victoria, Australia