Clinical Nursing Calculations

  • Filename: clinical-nursing-calculations.
  • ISBN: 9781284057522
  • Release Date: 2015-09-08
  • Number of pages: 550
  • Author: Susan Sienkiewicz
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers



Clinical Nursing Calculations is an essential text for teaching dosage calculation to undergraduate nursing students. The text employs the CASE approach, which is a step-by-step method for performing dosage calculations. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition.

Nursing Calculations

  • Filename: nursing-calculations.
  • ISBN: 9780702063350
  • Release Date: 2016-05-18
  • Number of pages: 176
  • Author: John D. Gatford
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



This internationally renowned guide to basic arithmetic for nursing students has been completely revised and updated for a new generation of readers. Now entering its ninth edition, Nursing Calculations comes with a quick-reference card fits in the pocket to remind readers of essential formulae and AN ON-LINE PROGRAM TO ALLOW FURTHER SELF-TESTING VIA THE USE OF COMPUTERS AND MOBILE DEVICES. Over 200,000 copies sold since publication! Initial self-testing chapter allows readers to identify and address areas of difficulty before moving onto practical examples ‘Important Boxes’ highlight potential pitfalls for the reader Special section on paediatrics covers medication calculations relating to body weight and body surface area Contains glossary and useful abbreviations Brings together basic math skills and clinical examples to prepare readers for real life drug calculations Quick-reference card fits in the pocket and remind readers of essential formulae Questions have been revised and updated when necessary to reflect current practice New material includes the use of medication charts in questions that involve medication labels Additional worked examples facilitate understanding of the 24-hour clock Contains a new revision chapter to help consolidate learning NOW COMES WITH AN ON-LINE PROGRAM TO ALLOW FURTHER SELF-TESTING VIA THE USE OF MOBILE DEVICES!

Drug Calculations

  • Filename: drug-calculations.
  • ISBN: 9780323377225
  • Release Date: 2015-11-16
  • Number of pages: 512
  • Author: Meta Brown
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



Extensively covering the ratio and proportion method, Drug Calculations: Ratio and Proportion Problems for Clinical Practice, 10th Edition is known for its realistic practice problems and unique "proof" step in the answer key that lets you double-check your answers to avoid medication errors. This text addresses the current issue of patient safety with respect to accurate drug dosages through the inclusion of QSEN competencies recommendations — and with features such as new Clinical Relevance boxes and Clinical Alerts that call attention to situations in actual practice that have resulted in drug errors. You will get extensive hands-on practice for the NCLEX Exam through the text’s calculation problems, critical thinking exercises, worksheets, and assessment tests. Over 1,100 practice problems in ratio and proportion offer the extensive practice needed to become proficient in drug calculations. Step-by-step format for each problem includes a unique Proof step in the answer key to ensure that you understand the solution. Patient Safety chapter helps you prevent medication errors and understand drug labels, medication administration forms, and physician's order forms. Multiple-choice Worksheets within each chapter help you prepare for the NCLEX examination. Critical thinking exercises aid you in applying analytical skills and drug calculations to clinical practice. Clinical Alerts highlight potential and common drug calculation errors. Full-color drug labels and equipment illustrations provide you with a realistic representation of medication administration and what you will encounter in the clinical setting. Detailed coverage of the ratio and proportion method provides a logical, accurate, and consistent method of drug calculation. Worksheets follow each chapter section for additional practice and application of drug calculations. NEW! Vocabulary section at the beginning of each chapter provides you with a convenient reference to definitions of terms used throughout the chapter. NEW! Clinical Relevance boxes integrate medication–related clinical practice concepts, such as: nursing practice, high-risk medications, safety issues, and common administration errors.

Numeracy and Clinical Calculations for Nurses

  • Filename: numeracy-and-clinical-calculations-for-nurses.
  • ISBN: 1908625244
  • Release Date: 2014-11-07
  • Number of pages: 176
  • Author: Neil Davison
  • Publisher: Lantern Publications



Numeracy and Clinical Calculations for Nurses is a user-friendly introduction for student nurses which guides the reader from the basics through to the core calculations required in a healthcare setting.

Dosage Calculations

  • Filename: dosage-calculations.
  • ISBN: 9781439058473
  • Release Date: 2012-01-01
  • Number of pages: 640
  • Author: Gloria Pickar
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning



The best-selling dosage calculations book on the market, Gloria Pickar’s DOSAGE CALCULATIONS, 9th Edition features the three-step approach to basic and advanced Formula Method calculations that nursing and other health care professionals prefer, along with a reader-friendly writing style and handy work text format. In addition to easing readers into the math with a thorough review, the book uses a logic-based process to build confidence and limit anxiety. Featuring full-color images of drug labels, critical thinking assessments, extensive clinical examples, and a host of interactive supplements, including an accompanying online tutorial, DOSAGE CALCULATIONS, 9th Edition gives readers the skills they need to master dosage calculations in any clinical setting. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Clinical Dosage Calculations for Australia and New Zealand

  • Filename: clinical-dosage-calculations-for-australia-and-new-zealand.
  • ISBN: 9780170188425
  • Release Date: 2011-12-01
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Author: Vanessa Brotto
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning



This is the first, full colour, local text to cover the important aspects of dosage calculations to help students deal with this vital part of clinical practice, using real life cases, worked examples and real medication labels. Starting with the fundamental skills to help students deal with mathematics and familiarise themselves with medication charts and medication labels, the text then moves on to specialist area chapters, allowing them to deepen their skills in a clinical context. Each chapter explains the main concepts and shows worked examples. Students can then engage in the activities of each chapter as an introduction to the concept before moving onto the final chapter where they can test their knowledge overall.

Drug Calculations for Nurses A Step by Step Approach 3rd Edition

  • Filename: drug-calculations-for-nurses-a-step-by-step-approach-3rd-edition.
  • ISBN: 9780340987339
  • Release Date: 2009-07-31
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Author: Robert Lapham
  • Publisher: CRC Press



This best-selling pocket-sized book helps you perform drug calculations with confidence and competence. The completely updated third edition includes community practice and primary care settings, and a whole new section on pharmacology and medicines to put drug calculations into context. Starting with the basic mathematical skills required for calculations, including tips on using calculators and estimating answers, Drug Calculations for Nurses progresses to give you an understanding of basic pharmacokinetics and therapeutics. It also covers how drugs work in specific groups such as children and the elderly. The book takes you through step-by-step drug calculations with units and drug strengths clearly explained. Pre-test and a revision questions allow you to test and be confident in the skills you have acquired.

Math for Nurses

  • Filename: math-for-nurses.
  • ISBN: 0781763355
  • Release Date: 2009
  • Number of pages: 368
  • Author: Mary Jo Boyer
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



Now in its Seventh Edition, this pocket guide is a compact, portable, easy-to-use reference for dosage calculation and drug administration. The author uses a step-by-step approach with frequent examples to illustrate problem-solving and practical applications. Coverage includes review of mathematics, measurement systems, and a comprehensive section on dosage calculations. Practice problems throughout the text and end-of-chapter and end-of-unit review questions will aid students' application and recall of material. A handy pull-out card contains basic equivalents, conversion factors, and math formulas.

Passing Calculations Tests for Nursing Students

  • Filename: passing-calculations-tests-for-nursing-students.
  • ISBN: 9781473917668
  • Release Date: 2015-03-19
  • Number of pages: 144
  • Author: Susan Starkings
  • Publisher: Learning Matters



With an easy to use format, this book is all your students need to face calculations tests with confidence and pass first time. It teaches simple numeracy skills that will stand them in good stead both during your initial nurse training and during their career in practice. Now with a dedicated website study.sagepub.com/starkingskrause3e accompanying the book providing further questions and practice, interactive tests, a flashcard glossary and more. Inside you’ll find: · over 360 practice questions with an extra 400+ available online · easy to understand explanations that take the fear out of maths · a diagnostic chapter to help students identify problem areas · activities, scenarios and case studies from every day nursing situations

Drug Calculations Online for Kee Marshall

  • Filename: drug-calculations-online-for-kee-marshall.
  • ISBN: 1455707260
  • Release Date: 2012-02-15
  • Number of pages:
  • Author: Joyce LeFever Kee
  • Publisher: W B Saunders Company



This money-saving package includes Drug Calculations Online for Kee: Clinical Calculations (User Guide and Access Code) and the 7th edition of Clinical Calculations Textbook.

Clinical Calculations Made Easy

  • Filename: clinical-calculations-made-easy.
  • ISBN: 0781748380
  • Release Date: 2005
  • Number of pages: 260
  • Author: Gloria P. Craig
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



This straightforward approach to dimensional analysis incorporates the simple to complex strategy while focusing on understanding how to problem solve. The Third Edition includes more practice problems, more case studies, and new features: Preventing Medication Errors and Solving Pediatric Problems. Pedagogy includes numerous exercises and actual drug labels throughout, as well as tear-out tests at the end of each chapter for faculty evaluation. A free CD-ROM containing more than 100 extra calculation problems is included with this edition. The ancillary package includes an Instructor’s Resource CD-ROM.

Calculating Drug Dosages

  • Filename: calculating-drug-dosages.
  • ISBN: 0803624972
  • Release Date: 2012
  • Number of pages: 154
  • Author: Sandra Luz Martinez de Castillo
  • Publisher: F A Davis Company



Summary: Designed for nursing students, the CD-ROM contains thirteen modules developed to address most common math concepts used in nursing practice.

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