Dosage Calculations Made Incredibly Easy!

Publication Year: 2015

Edition: 5th Ed.

Authors/Editor: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)

ISBN: 978-1-49-630837-5

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This fully illustrated guide offers the complete how-to on calculating dosages for all drug forms and administration routes, with numerous practice exercises and seasoned guidance on interpreting drug orders accurately. Understand class materials more fully, get ready for the NCLEX or certification exam, or refresh your calculation skills with this enjoyable, colorful text.

You'll find full coverage of topics including:

- Math basics such as fractions, decimals, and percentages
- Measurement systems and conversions
- Calculating oral, topical, liquid, and rectal drug dosages
- Calculating parenteral injections and IV infusions
- Calculating pediatric, obstetric, and critical care dosages
- Recording drug administration

An easy-reference format with clearly worded, bulleted content demonstrated with numerous photos, illustrations, and diagrams will give you step-by-step direction on:
- Calculating dosages of all kinds o starting an infusion, including IV guidelines
- Choosing administration equipment
- Dealing with poor handwriting
- Understanding medication labels and drug abbreviations
- Avoiding common drug errors

Details

Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 978-1-49-630837-5
Specialty:
Pharmacology
Psychopharmacology
Language: English
Edition: 5th Ed.
Pages: 392
Year: 2015

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