Nursing Calculations

Nursing Calculations

9th Edition - May 18, 2016
  • Authors: John Gatford, Nicole Phillips
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780702062315
  • eBook ISBN: 9780702063350

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This internationally renowned guide to basic arithmetic for nursing students has been completely revised and updated for a new generation of readers. Now entering its ninth edition, Nursing Calculations comes with a quick-reference card fits in the pocket to remind readers of essential formulae and AN ON-LINE PROGRAM TO ALLOW FURTHER SELF-TESTING VIA THE USE OF COMPUTERS AND MOBILE DEVICES.

Key Features

  • Over 200,000 copies sold since publication!
  • Initial self-testing chapter allows readers to identify and address areas of difficulty before moving onto practical examples
  • ‘Important Boxes’ highlight potential pitfalls for the reader
  • Special section on paediatrics covers medication calculations relating to body weight and body surface area
  • Contains glossary and useful abbreviations
  • Brings together basic math skills and clinical examples to prepare readers for real life drug calculations
  • Quick-reference card fits in the pocket and remind readers of essential formulae

Table of Contents

  • Formulae used in this book

    1 A review of relevant calculations

    2 Dosages of oral medications

    3 Dosages of medications for injection

    4 Intravenous infusion

    5 Paediatric dosages

    6 Revision of nursing calculations

    7 Answers


Product details

  • No. of pages: 184
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2016
  • Published: May 18, 2016
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780702062315
  • eBook ISBN: 9780702063350

About the Authors

John Gatford

Affiliations and Expertise

Mathematics Tutor, Melbourne, Australia

Nicole Phillips

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Nursing and Head of School, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Health, Deakin University, Victoria, Australia