Pharmacological Calculations for Nurses: A Worktext, 3rd Edition

  • Peggy H. Batastini RN, C. Med, MSN Columbus State University, Columbus, Georgia
  • Judy K. Davidson, RN, MSN Columbus State University, Columbus, Georgia
  • ISBN-10: 0766801667  |  ISBN-13: 9780766801660
  • 192 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 1992, 1989
  • © 1999 | Published
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Accurate calculation of drug problems can be made simple and clear with this new book. This worktext can be used as a self-learning book or within an organized course. Clear and concise writing allows learners to solve drug problems with simplicity, ease, and accuracy. In each chapter basic rules and formulas, example problems, and multiple practice problems are provided.

Features and Benefits

  • unit objectives are identified
  • key terms and rules are bolded and boxed for clarity
  • answers to practice problems, comprehensive tests and comprehensive exam are included.
  • chapter on "How Tos" of medication administration included
  • drug labels are incorporated into parenteral practice problems

Table of Contents

Arithmetic Skills Review. Numerical Fractions. Decimal Fractions. Ratio and Proportion. Roman Numerals. Comprehensive Test. Measurement Systems. Metric System. Apothecary and Household Measurements. Metric. Apothecary, and Household Measurements. Comprehensive Test. Drugs and Solutions. Oral Medications. Parenteral Dosages. IV Calculations. Children's Dosage Calculations. Comprehensive Test. Comprehensive Exam. Answers.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Peggy H. Batastini RN, C. Med, MSN

Peggy H. Batastini, R.N., C., M.Ed., M.S.N. is a Director of an Associate Degree Nursing Program. She is an Associate Professor of Nursing at the Columbus State University in Columbus, Georgia.

Judy K. Davidson, RN, MSN

Judy K. Davidson, R.N., C.S., B.S.N., M.N. is an Associate Professor of Nursing for the Columbus State University, Columbus, Georgia.