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Fundamentals of Mathematics for Health Careers 3rd Edition

Jerome D. Hayden, Howard T. Davis

  • Published
  • Previous Editions 1990, 1982
  • 288 Pages

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.

Jerome D. Hayden, Math Department Head, McClean County Unified School District, Normal, Illinois

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

Howard T. Davis, Assistant Superintendent, McClean County Unified School District, Normal, Illinois

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

Fundamentals of Mathematics for Health Careers

ISBN: 9780827366886
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.

Instructor's Manual

ISBN: 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.

FOR STUDENTS

Fundamentals of Mathematics for Health Careers

ISBN: 9780827366886
A progressive approach to math that enables students and careerists to gain a working grasp of the vocabulary, concepts, and tools they will need on the job, including a knowledge of common and decimal fractions, metric measurements, ratios, proportion and percents, system of measure, organizing and reporting statistical data, and using the computer. (health, Allied Health, math, mathematics, vocabulary) ALSO AVAILABLE INSTRUCTOR SUPPLEMENTS CALL CUSTOMER SUPPORT TO ORDER Instructor's Guide, ISBN: 0-8273-6689-2