Saunders Math Skills for Health Professionals - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780323322485, 9780323327299

Saunders Math Skills for Health Professionals

2nd Edition

Authors: Rebecca Hickey
eBook ISBN: 9780323327299
eBook ISBN: 9780323327336
eBook ISBN: 9780323327312
Paperback ISBN: 9780323322485
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 19th May 2015
Page Count: 336

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Master math principles and see how they apply to patient care! Saunders Math Skills for Health Professionals, 2nd Edition reviews and simplifies the everyday math skills you need to succeed as a healthcare professional. Practical examples show how to solve problems step by step, and clarify fundamental math principles including fractions and percentages, ratios and proportions, basic algebra, and statistics. Written by expert educator Rebecca Hickey, this edition adds a chapter on solutions and IV calculations and even more practice problems with step-by-step solutions. No other textbook makes math so friendly and so accessible!

Key Features

  • A workbook format lets you solve problems as you review the material.
  • UNIQUE! Full-color design highlights key information and fully illustrates examples such as how to set up problems, the different parts of equations, and how to move decimal points.
  • Learning objectives follow Bloom’s taxonomy, highlight the key topics in each chapter, and explain their importance in patient care.
  • Chapter Outlines and Chapter Overviews serve as a framework for each chapter and explain why it is important to understand the material presented.
  • EXPANDED! Example problems in each chapter use a step-by-step method for solving problems.
  • Master the Skill boxes provide quizzes that let you assess your knowledge of the information in each chapter.
  • Key terms that explain mathematical computations are bolded at first mention in the text and defined in the glossary.
  • Spiral binding with plenty of white space allows you to write out your answers and work through problems in the book.

Table of Contents

1. Basic Math Review
2. Roman Numerals and Military Time
3. Fractions
4. Word Problems, Percentages, and Decimals
5. Ratios and Proportions
6. General Accounting
7. The Metric System
8. U.S. Customary Units and the Apothecary System
9. Application of Measurement and Dose Conversion
10. Power of 10
11. Solutions and IV Calculations  NEW!
12. Introduction to Statistics
13. Graphs: Tools of Organization
Appendix: Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems for Practice the Skill and Building the Skill


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About the Author

Rebecca Hickey

Affiliations and Expertise

Rebecca Wallace Hickey, RN Secondary Health Tech Instructor Butler Technology and Career Development Schools Fairfield Township, Ohio Adjunct Instructor, Office Information Technology Program University of Cincinnati - Raymond Walters Campus Cincinnati, Ohio Registered Nurse Liberty Urgent Care Liberty Township, Ohio