Higher Education

Fundamentals of Mathematics for Health Careers, 3rd Edition

  • Jerome D. Hayden Math Department Head, McClean County Unified School District, Normal, Illinois
  • Howard T. Davis Assistant Superintendent, McClean County Unified School District, Normal, Illinois
  • ISBN-10: 0827366884  |  ISBN-13: 9780827366886
  • 288 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 1990, 1982
  • © 1996 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $152.25

About

Overview

This book provides a progressive math background for individuals entering or currently involved in professional health care. Carefully developed examples are followed by problems directly related to a range of health care services. With both educational expectations and vocabulary for each unit, this book uses examples, problems and tests to evaluate student's understanding of section objectives. The use of a calculator is presented to both the student and instructor as an optional means to approach problems.

Features and Benefits

  • progressive coverage providing a comprehensive foundation for individuals in professional healthcare
  • reader is able to identify objectives and new vocabulary within each unit
  • reader is encouraged to develop skills with tests, problems and examples
  • the option of using a calculator is presented for optional approaches
  • the instructor is offered options in testing with a tailored approach

Table of Contents

Common Fractions: Mathematical Systems; Common Fractions and Mixed Numbers; Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division of Common Fractions and Mixed Numbers; Applications. Decimal Fractions: Introduction, Rounding; Finding Equivalents; Basic Operations; Estimation; Significant Digits; Applications. Metric Measure: Introduction; Length, Area; Volume; Mass; Temperature; Applications. Ratio, Proportion and Percent: Introduction; Computation; Percents; Equations Involving Percent; Applications. Systems of Measure: Apothecaries System - Weight and Volume; Household-Apothecaries Systems. Household -Metric Systems. Organizing and Reporting Data: Charts and Graphs; Computer-Tools of the 21st Century.

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Instructor Supplements

Instructor's Manual  (ISBN-10: 0827366892 | ISBN-13: 9780827366893)

This book provides a progressive math background for individuals entering or currently involved in professional health care. Carefully developed examples are followed by problems directly related to a range of health care services. .With both educational expectations and vocabulary for each unit, this book uses examples, problems and tests to evaluate student s understanding of section objectives. The use of a calculator is presented to both the student and instructor as an optional means to approach problems.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Jerome D. Hayden

Jerome D. Hayden is the Head of the Math Department of the McClean County Unified School District in Normal, Illinois.

Howard T. Davis

Howard T. Davis is the Assistant Superintendent of the McClean County Unified School District in Normal, Illinois.