# The Nurse, The Math, The Meds

## Drug Calculations Using Dimensional Analysis

Use the simplicity of the dimensional analysis method to minimize drug calculation errors! The Nurse, The Math, The Meds, 2nd Edition helps you overcome any math anxiety you may have by clearly explaining how to use the dimensional analysis method. It shows how to analyze practice problems, find the reasonable answer, and then evaluate it. But first, it lets you refresh your math skills with a review of essential math. Written by noted nursing educator Joyce Mulholland, this book offers over 1,400 questions for plenty of practice in mastering math concepts and learning dosage calculations.

Book, 544 Pages

Published: February 2011

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-09511-2

## Contents

• Part I: Essential Math for Medication Calculations
Essential Math Assessment
1. Essential Math Review
2. Dimensional Analysis Calculations
Part II: Modern Metric System and Medication Calculations
3. Measurement Units and Conversions for Medications
4. Patient Records, Medication Orders and Labels
5. Solid and Liquid Oral Dose Calculations
Part III: Reconstituted Medications
6. Syringe Measurements
7. Reconstitution of Powders and Liquids
Part IV: IV Parenteral Medication Calculations
8. Injectable Medication Calculations
9. Basic Intravenous Calculations
10. Advanced Intravenous Calculations
Part V: Oral and Injectable Hormone Calculations
11. Antidiabetic Agents
12. Anticoagulant Agents
Part VI: Medications for Infants and Children
13. Pediatric Medication Calculations
Multiple-Choice Review
Comprehensive Written Final