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# Math for Health Care Professionals, 1st Edition

### Overview

Math for Health Care Professionals is a comprehensive, foundational resource that is equally effective in the classroom or for self-study. It assumes no prior knowledge of mathematics or health care but merges the two topics into the capstone of a complete learning package, including a student workbook. While the fundamentals of mathematics are a foundation to this book, their application to health care is emphasized. Drug dosages, intake and output, weights and measures, temperatures, IV drip rates, and conversions are a focus, and illustrations of syringes, prescriptions, medication labels, IV bags, and I and O charts allow the reader to practice real-life health care skills requiring mathematics.

### Features and Benefits

• Pre-tests begin each chapter that allow assessment of prior knowledge enabling reader to target specific areas of study
• Skill Sharpener exercises appear after each section so the user can test their abilities prior to moving on to the next section
• Math in the Real World � In their own words, health care professionals relate to students, the importance of math in health care professions
• Post-Tests at the end of each chapter allow the user to check comprehension of chapter material
• Clearly-stated objectives � Each chapter includes a listing of objectives. Each objective is then listed as a primary heading with an explanation of each immediately following.
• Health care applications � While the fundamentals of mathematics are foundational to this book, their application to health care is emphasized. Drug dosages, intake and output, weights and measures, temperatures, IV drip rates, and conversions are emphasized and illustrations of syringes, prescriptions, medication labels, IV bags, and I and O charts allow the student to practice real-life health care skills requiring mathematics.
• Complete learning package � This book serves as the foundation of a complete mathematics learning package for health care learners. Other components of the system include a quick review manual, a student workbook, and an instructor manual.

UNIT 1: INTRODUCTION.
Chapter 1: Math as a Healthcare Function.
UNIT 2: BASIC PRINCIPLES.
Chapter 2: Numerical Systems.
Chapter 3: Measurement Systems.
Chapter 4: Whole Numbers
Chapter 5: Decimals.
Chapter 6: Fractions.
Chapter 7: Ratio and Proportions.
Chapter 8: Percents.
Chapter 9: Conversions.
UNIT 3: APPLICATIONS.
Chapter 10: Medication Dosage Calculations.
Chapter 11: Weights and Measures.
Chapter 12: Measuring Intake and Output.
UNIT 4: EVALUATION-FINAL SUMMATIVE EVALUATION.
UNIT 5: RESOURCES

### Learning Resource Bundles

Choose the textbook packaged with the resources that best meet your course and student needs. Contact your Learning Consultant for more information.

### Bundle: 2013 Delmar Nurse's Drug Handbook + Math for Health Care Professionals + Workbook

ISBN-10: 1285943988 | ISBN-13: 9781285943985

List Price = \$282.95  | CengageBrain Price = \$282.95

## Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition.

For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

### Instructor Supplements

#### Instructor's Manual  (ISBN-10: 1401891136 | ISBN-13: 9781401891138)

Includes: a Prescriptive Assessment Test, answers to Self-Assessment Pretests and Skill Sharpeners in core book, and answers to questions in Math for Health Care Professionals Quick Review.

#### Math for Health Care Professionals  (ISBN-10: 1401891799 | ISBN-13: 9781401891794)

This workbook provides over 2700 math questions for practice and mastery of the each of the objectives included in Math for Health Care Professionals and Math for Health Care Professionals Quick Review. The use of this workbook to enhance understanding of math concepts also helps the learner become more confident in his or her knowledge and skills. The workbook may be used by anyone wishing to sharpen their math skills.

List Price = \$88.95  | CengageBrain Price = \$88.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = \$66.75

#### Math for Health Care Professionals Quick Review  (ISBN-10: 1401880053 | ISBN-13: 9781401880057)

Math for Health Care Professionals Quick Review is perfect for the learner who needs a refresher on math concepts pertaining to health care. A quick review of concepts is included in each chapter and then there are numerous practice problems for the learner to solve and get reacquainted with the various math concepts. While the fundamentals of mathematics are foundational to this book, their application to health care is emphasized. Drug dosages, intake and output, weights and measures, temperatures, IV drip rates, and conversions are a focus. Illustrations of syringes, prescriptions, medication labels, IV bags, and I and O charts allow the reader to practice real-life health care skills requiring mathematics.

List Price = \$78.95  | CengageBrain Price = \$78.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = \$59.25

#### Succeeding in Health Care: Skills Package  (ISBN-10: 1428312633 | ISBN-13: 9781428312630)

Many skills are vital to the success to today's allied health professionals. Delmar, a part of Cengage Learning has created a package that will help any allied health student or professional learn these important skills. This package contains titles in math, grammar, and writing skills all of which are important to be successful in healthcare. Bundle Contains: Math for Health Care Professionals Math for the Health Care Professionals Quick Review Writing for the Health Professions Grammar and Writing Skills for the Health Professional

List Price = \$372.95  | CengageBrain Price = \$372.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = \$280.50

### Student Supplements

#### Math for Health Care Professionals  (ISBN-10: 1401891799 | ISBN-13: 9781401891794)

This workbook provides over 2700 math questions for practice and mastery of the each of the objectives included in Math for Health Care Professionals and Math for Health Care Professionals Quick Review. The use of this workbook to enhance understanding of math concepts also helps the learner become more confident in his or her knowledge and skills. The workbook may be used by anyone wishing to sharpen their math skills.

List Price = \$88.95  | CengageBrain Price = \$88.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = \$66.75

#### Math for Health Care Professionals Quick Review  (ISBN-10: 1401880053 | ISBN-13: 9781401880057)

Math for Health Care Professionals Quick Review is perfect for the learner who needs a refresher on math concepts pertaining to health care. A quick review of concepts is included in each chapter and then there are numerous practice problems for the learner to solve and get reacquainted with the various math concepts. While the fundamentals of mathematics are foundational to this book, their application to health care is emphasized. Drug dosages, intake and output, weights and measures, temperatures, IV drip rates, and conversions are a focus. Illustrations of syringes, prescriptions, medication labels, IV bags, and I and O charts allow the reader to practice real-life health care skills requiring mathematics.

List Price = \$78.95  | CengageBrain Price = \$78.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = \$59.25

#### Succeeding in Health Care: Skills Package  (ISBN-10: 1428312633 | ISBN-13: 9781428312630)

Many skills are vital to the success to today's allied health professionals. Delmar, a part of Cengage Learning has created a package that will help any allied health student or professional learn these important skills. This package contains titles in math, grammar, and writing skills all of which are important to be successful in healthcare. Bundle Contains: Math for Health Care Professionals Math for the Health Care Professionals Quick Review Writing for the Health Professions Grammar and Writing Skills for the Health Professional

List Price = \$372.95  | CengageBrain Price = \$372.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = \$280.50

## Meet the Author

### Michael Kennamer

Mike Kennamer, Ed.D., NRP, currently serves as director of workforce development at Northeast Alabama Community College, where he previously served as chair of the skills training division and director of the EMS department. Kennamer has authored several books and video series, and has contributed to a number of projects, including both print and web-based projects. His experience in teaching in and administering a variety of allied health programs gives him a strong foundation from which to write. Kennamer also serves as President/CEO of Kennamer Media Group, a content development and content management company whose core values include integrity, quality and focus.