Brown and Mulholland’s Drug Calculations - 11th Edition - ISBN: 9780323551298, 9780323594523

Brown and Mulholland’s Drug Calculations

11th Edition

Process and Problems for Clinical Practice

Authors: Ann Tritak-Elmiger Margaret Daingerfield
Paperback ISBN: 9780323551298
Paperback ISBN: 9780323676960
Paperback ISBN: 9780323756747
eBook ISBN: 9780323594523
eBook ISBN: 9780323594516
eBook ISBN: 9780323594530
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 25th September 2019
Page Count: 512
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Description

Trust this market leading ratio and proportion text ! Drug Calculations: Ratio and Proportion Problems for Clinical Practice, 11th Edition is known for its realistic practice problems and unique "proof" step in the answer key that lets you double-check your answers to avoid medication errors. Two new authors, Ann Tritak, EdD, RN and Margaret Daingerfield, bring a fresh perspective and years of expertise to the 11th edition of this text. The book continues to promote critical and logical thinking, and patient safety with respect to accurate drug dosages through the inclusion of QSEN competencies recommendations. Additionally, worksheets, assessment tests, Clinical Relevance boxes, and Clinical Alerts call attention to situations in actual practice that have resulted in drug errors – providing you with extensive hands-on practice for the NCLEX® and beyond.

Key Features

  • UPDATED! Safe Medication Administration chapter helps you prevent medication errors and understand drug labels, medication administration forms, and physician’s order forms
  • UPDATED! Full-color drug labels and equipment illustrations provide a realistic representation of medication administration
  • UPDATED! Detailed coverage of the ratio and proportion method provides a logical, accurate, and consistent method of drug calculation.
  • Over 1,100 practice problems in ratio and proportion offer the extensive practice needed to become proficient in drug calculations.
  • Step-by-step format for each problem includes a unique Proof step in the answer key to ensure that you understand the solution.
  • Patient Safety chapter helps you prevent medication errors and understand drug labels, medication administration forms, and
  • General Worksheets follow each chapter section for additional practice and application of drug calculations.
  • Multiple-choice Worksheets within each chapter help you to prepare for the NCLEX® examination.
  • Critical thinking exercises aid you in applying analytical skills and drug calculations to clinical practice.
  • Clinical Alerts highlight potential and common drug calculation errors.
  • Full-color drug labels and equipment illustrations provide you with a realistic representation of medication administration and what you will encounter in the clinical setting.

Table of Contents

1. General Mathematics
2. Ratio & Proportion
3. Safe Medication Administration
4. Medication Measurements and Oral Dose Calculations
5. Injectable Medication Calculations
6. Reconstitution of Medications from Powders and Crystals: Oral and Intramuscular
7. Basic Intravenous Therapy Calculations
8. Advanced Intravenous Calculations
9. Insulin Administration and Type 2 Diabetes Medications
10. Parenteral Nutrition
11. Anticoagulants
12. Children’s Dosages

Multiple Choice Final
Comprehensive Final
Appendices:

 ISMP List of High Alert Medications in Acute Care Settings
 ISMP’s List of Error Prone Abbreviations, Symbols and Dose Designations
 Sample Medication Administration Errors with Potential Clinical


Index

Details

No. of pages:
512
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Mosby 2020
Published:
25th September 2019
Imprint:
Mosby
Paperback ISBN:
9780323551298
Paperback ISBN:
9780323676960
Paperback ISBN:
9780323756747
eBook ISBN:
9780323594523
eBook ISBN:
9780323594516
eBook ISBN:
9780323594530

About the Authors

Ann Tritak-Elmiger

Ann Tritak, EdD, RN currently Associate Dean – Department of Graduate Nursing and Director DNP Program, Felician University, Lodi, New Jersey. She is also a Professor of Graduate Nursing Faculty. Ann has worked on the resources for the Mulholland: The Nurse, The Math, The Meds, for the 2nd and 3rd editions and she has also contributed chapters to the Potter: Fundamentals of Nursing, 8e, Potter: Essentials of Nursing, 8e and Potter: Basic Nursing, 7e. She has also published several nursing articles in journals such as the Journal of Nursing Staff Development and Nurse Educator

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Dean – Department of Graduate Nursing and Director DNP Program, Felician University, Lodi, New Jersey.Professor of Graduate Nursing Faculty

Margaret Daingerfield

Margaret (Peggy) Daingerfield is currently Associate Professor, Director of the MSN Program. Department of Graduate Nursing, Felician University, Lodi, NJ. She also served as Associate Dean, Director of the DNP Program, Department of Graduate Nursing, School of Nursing, Felician University from 2008-2015. Peggy’s strengths are in undergraduate curriculum development and faculty development. They both have taught drug calculations to nursing students throughout their teaching careers

Affiliations and Expertise

Margaret (Peggy) Daingerfield is currently Associate Professor, Director of the MSN Program. Department of Graduate Nursing, Felician University, Lodi, NJ.