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Easy Four-Step Method to Drug Calculations - Steven D. Foust

Easy Four-Step Method to Drug Calculations

By: Steven D. Foust (Contribution by)

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This resource makes the difficult concept of drug dosage calculations easy to understand and master by utilizing a simple four-step method that focuses only on the information necessary for learning the skill. It has been class tested on hundreds of students. Hundreds of practice problems are included that incorporate realistic patient scenarios, protocols, and the latest trends in treatment management. A worked out answer section clearly shows the step by step process of problem solving. Topics include: Calculating the Desired Dose, Calculating the Concentration, Calculating the cc's, Calculating the Drip Rate. A Final Review Section tests comprehension. Paramedics, nurses, students, and any other healthcare professional who administers medication.

Conversionsp. 1
Abbreviationsp. 1
Converting gm to mgp. 2
Converting mg to [mu]gp. 2
Converting L to mlp. 2
Converting lb to kgp. 3
Summaryp. 5
Reviewp. 6
Answersp. 16
Calculating the Desired Dosep. 27
Identifying the Desired Dosep. 27
Step 1p. 27
Calculating the Desired Dosep. 28
Summaryp. 29
Reviewp. 30
Answersp. 34
Calculating the Concentrationp. 37
Learning the Formulap. 37
Step 2p. 37
Summaryp. 41
Reviewp. 42
Answersp. 46
Calculating the cc'sp. 49
Learning the Formulap. 49
Step 3p. 49
The Time Factorp. 52
Summaryp. 53
Reviewp. 54
Answersp. 57
Calculating Drip Ratesp. 59
Mixing the Drugp. 59
The Final Stepp. 60
Step 4p. 60
Summaryp. 63
Reviewp. 64
Answersp. 68
Final Reviewp. 71
Answersp. 92
Indexp. 101
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ISBN: 9780131134607
ISBN-10: 0131134604
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 112
Published: 1st February 2004
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.6 x 21.6  x 0.64
Weight (kg): 0.25
Edition Number: 1