Nursing Calculations - 9th Edition - ISBN: 9780702062315, 9780702065019

Nursing Calculations

9th Edition

Authors: John Gatford Nicole Phillips
eBook ISBN: 9780702065019
eBook ISBN: 9780702063350
Paperback ISBN: 9780702062315
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 15th July 2016
Page Count: 184
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Description

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

Index

Details

No. of pages:
184
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2016
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
eBook ISBN:
9780702065019
eBook ISBN:
9780702063350
Paperback ISBN:
9780702062315

About the Author

John Gatford

Affiliations and Expertise

Mathematics teacher, Melbourne, Australia

Nicole Phillips

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Director of Undergraduate Studies, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Deakin University, Victoria, Australia