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Nursing Calculations, 9E - Nicole Phillips

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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.

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
New to this Edition
  • 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!

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  • Deserves Multiple Readings
  • Easy To Read
  • Informative
  • Well Written

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    • Nursing studies
    • Reference

    I use this for practising my nursing calculations in preparation for tests and exams

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    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

    ISBN: 9780702062315
    ISBN-10: 0702062316
    Audience: Tertiary; University or College
    Format: Paperback
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 184
    Published: 22nd July 2016
    Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
    Country of Publication: GB
    Dimensions (cm): 18.7 x 12.6  x 0.8
    Weight (kg): 0.17
    Edition Number: 9
    Edition Type: Revised