# Drug Calculations

## 9th Edition

### Ratio and Proportion Problems for Clinical Practice

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eBook ISBN: 9780323077514
eBook ISBN: 9780323292979
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 24th October 2011

## Description

Covering the ratio and proportion method of drug calculations, Drug Calculations: Ratio and Proportion Problems for Clinical Practice, 9th Edition provides clear, step-by-step explanations and concise examples to ensure safety and accuracy. Unique to this book, a "proof" step in the answer key lets you double-check your calculation results to avoid medication errors. Safety is also addressed through the inclusion of Quality & Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) information and with features such as Clinical Alerts and High Alert drug icons calling attention to situations in actual practice that have resulted in drug errors. Written by Meta Brown Seltzer and Joyce Mulholland, this text includes extensive hands-on practice with calculation problems, critical thinking exercises, worksheets, and assessment tests. And to boost your proficiency, a companion Evolve website adds more than 600 additional practice problems.

## Key Features

• The ratio and proportion method provides a logical, accurate, and consistent method of drug calculation.
• Step-by-step format for each problem includes a unique "proof" step in the answer key to ensure that you understand the solution.
• Clinical Alerts highlight potential and common drug calculation errors.
• Critical thinking exercises help you apply analytical skills and drug calculations to clinical practice.
• A patient safety chapter enhances your understanding of drug labels, medication administration forms, and physician's order forms.
• Over 1,100 practice problems offer the extensive practice you need to become proficient in drug calculations.
• Multiple-choice worksheets within each chapter help you prepare for the NCLEX examination.
• Worksheets follow each chapter section for additional practice and application of drug calculations.
• Chapter Finals and a Comprehensive Final let you evaluate your mastery of drug calculations.

General Mathematics Self Assessment

1. General Mathematics

2. Ratio & Proportion

4. Drug Measurements and Oral Dose Calculations

5. Injectable Medication Calculations

6. Medication from Powders and Crystals: Oral and Intramuscular

7. Basic Intravenous Calculations

9. Parenteral Nutrition

10. Insulin

11. Anticoagulants

12. Children's Dosages

Multiple Choice Final

Comprehensive Final

Index

Language:
English
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
eBook ISBN:
9780323077514
eBook ISBN:
9780323292979