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Clinical Calculations

With Applications to General and Specialty Areas

The only text that covers all four major methods of drug calculation, Clinical Calculations: With Applications to General and Specialty Areas, 7th Edition emphasizes patient safety above all else. It reflects the medications used in clinical practice today, with clear guidelines on the latest drug administration forms, techniques, and devices for both general and specialty areas. Plus, its user-friendly format and abundance of practice problems make it easy to understand and apply key drug calculation concepts.

Paperback, 416 Pages

Published: February 2012

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4557-0384-5

Contents

  • Part I: Basic Math Review

    Part II: Systems, Conversion, and Methods of Drug Calculation

      1.  Systems Used for Drug Administration

      2.  Conversion Within the Metric, Apothecary, and Household Systems

      3.  Interpretation of Drug Labels, Drug Orders, Bar Codes, MAR and eMAR, Automation of Medication Dispensing Administration, and Abbreviations

      4.  NEW! Prevention of Medication Errors

      5.  Alternative Methods for Drug Administration

      6.  Methods of Calculation

      7.  Methods of Calculation for Individualized Drug Dosing

      Part III: Calculations of Oral, Injectable, and Intravenous Drugs

      8.  Oral and Enteral Preparations with Clinical Applications

      9.  Injectable Preparations with Clinical Applications

      10.  Intravenous Preparations with Clinical Applications

      Part IV: Calculations for Specialty Areas

      11.  Pediatrics

      12.  Critical Care

      13.  Pediatric Critical Care

      14.  Labor and Delivery

      15.  Community

        Part V: Post-Test: Oral Preparations, Injectables, Intravenous, and Pediatrics

        Appendix A: Guidelines for Administration of Medications

        Appendix B: Nomograms

        References

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