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Details about  Dosage Calculations by Amy Pickar-Abernethy and Gloria D. Pickar (2007, Paperback, Revised) : Gloria D. Pickar, Amy Pickar-abernethy ...

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Dosage Calculations by Amy Pickar-Abernethy and Gloria D. Pickar (2007, Paperback, Revised) : Gloria D. Pickar, Amy Pickar-abernethy ...
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Author: Gloria D. Pickar, Amy Pickar-abernethy
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning Edition: 8
ISBN-10: 1418080470 ISBN-13:


Publication Year: 2007 Subject: Math
Language: English

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Master dosage calculations with the best-selling book from Gloria D. Pickar This market-leading book includes a comprehensive math review, full-color drug labels, and critical thinking assessments. Basic and advanced calculations are thoroughly covered, including intravenous and those specific to the pediatric patient. Benefits: * NEW New chapter 9: Preventing Medication Errors highlights the newest regulations on medication abbreviations, new medication administration technologies, and safe medication practices * NEW New chapter on Dimensional Analysis makes this text a comprehensive resource for dosage calculations content * NEW All new student practice software provides over 1,000 additional practice questions, as well as tutorials and animations to aid in comprehension of difficult concepts * NEW Only approved JCAHO and ISMP abbreviations are included, to ensure safe and current use of standardized terminology * Real drug labels and life-size syringes bring the content to life and simulate a clinical environment for the user * The original three-step method, (1) Convert, (2) Think, (3) Calculate, trains the user to approach calculations logically, increasing confidence and reducing medication errors * Critical Thinking Skills can be developed through real-world clinical scenarios that demonstrate the importance of safe medication administration * Hundreds of examples, practice problems, review sets and self tests ensure complete mastery of dosage calculations

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AuthorAmy Pickar-Abernethy, Gloria D. Pickar
Number Of Pages592 pages
Edition DescriptionRevised
SeriesAvailable Titles 321 Calc!Dosage Calculations Online Ser.
Publication Date2007-07-09
PublisherDelmar Cengage Learning

Additional Details
Edition Number8
Copyright Date2008

Weight40.9 Oz
Height0.7 In.
Width8.4 In.
Length10.7 In.

Target Audience
GroupCollege Audience

Classification Method
LC Classification NumberRS57.P53 2008
Dewey Decimal615/.1401513
Dewey Edition22

Table Of Content
Table Of ContentSection 1: Mathematics Review 1. Fractions and Decimals 2. Ratios, Percents, Simple Equations, and Ratio-Proportion Section 2: Measurement Systems, Drug Orders, and Drug Labels 3. Systems of Measurement 4. Conversions: Metric, Apothecary, and Household Systems 5. Conversions for Other Clinical Applications: Time and Temperature 6. Equipment Used in Dosage Measurement 7. Interpreting Drug Orders 8. Understanding Drug Labels 9. Preventing Medication Errors Section 3: Drug Dosage Calculations 10. Oral Dosage of Drugs 11. Parenteral Dosage of Drugs 12. Reconstitution of Solutions 13. Using Other Methods to Calculate Dosages 14. Pediatric and Adult Dosages Based on Body Weight Advanced Calculations 15. Intravenous Solutions, Equipment, and Calculations 16. Body Surface Area and Advanced Pediatric Calculations 17. Advanced Adult Intravenous Calculations

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