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Nursing Calculations - John D. Gatford

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Published: 22nd July 2016
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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.



  • 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


    • Questions have been revised and updated when necessary to reflect current practice
    • New material includes the use of medication charts in questions that involve medication labels
    • Additional worked examples facilitate understanding of the 24-hour clock
    • Contains a new revision chapter to help consolidate learning
    • NOW COMES WITH AN ON-LINE PROGRAM TO ALLOW FURTHER SELF-TESTING VIA THE USE OF MOBILE DEVICES!

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

ISBN: 9780702062315
ISBN-10: 0702062316
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 184
Published: 22nd July 2016
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 15.0  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.38
Edition Number: 9
Edition Type: Revised