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Pharmacological Calculations for Nurses: A Worktext 3rd Edition

Peggy H. Batastini RN, C. Med, MSN, Judy K. Davidson, RN, MSN

  • Published
  • Previous Editions 1992, 1989
  • 192 Pages

Overview

This popular worktext helps the student to develop the ability to accurately and easily calculate drug dosages, using both the ratio-proportion method and the D/H x Q formula.

Peggy H. Batastini RN, C. Med, MSN, Columbus State University, Columbus, Georgia

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, Columbus State University, Columbus, Georgia

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.
  • 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
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.

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FOR INSTRUCTORS

Pharmacological Calculations for Nurses: A Worktext

ISBN: 9780766801660
This popular worktext helps the student to develop the ability to accurately and easily calculate drug dosages, using both the ratio-proportion method and the D/H x Q formula.

FOR STUDENTS

Pharmacological Calculations for Nurses: A Worktext

ISBN: 9780766801660
Accurate calculation of drug problems can be made simple and clear with this new book. This worktext can be used as a self-learning text 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. (medication, administration, decimals, fractions, oral, parenteral, intravenous, pediatric, household, apothecary, metric, ration, percent, proportion, labels, time, temperature, formula method, D/HxQ)