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Henke's Med-Math: Dosage Calculation, Preparation, and Administration / Edition 8

Henke's Med-Math: Dosage Calculation, Preparation, and Administration / Edition 8

by Susan Buchholz RN, MSN, CNE
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This best-selling text features a highly visual, hands-on approach to learning dosage calculations and principles of drug administration. It presents step-by-step approaches to solving problems and includes dosage problems that simulate actual clinical experience. Each chapter includes numerous examples, self-tests, and proficiency tests. New Calculations in Action animations provide step-by-step demonstrations of how to solve equations presented in the text.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781496302847
Publisher: LWW
Publication date: 10/01/2015
Edition description: Eighth
Pages: 544
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

  1. Arithmetic Needed for Dosage 1
  2. Interpreting the Language of Prescriptions 27
  3. Drug Labels and Packaging 47
  4. Dosage Measurement systems 66
  5. Drug Preparations and Equipment to Measure Doses 85
  6. Calculation of Oral Medications- Solids and Liquids 101
  7. Liquids for Injection 129
  8. Injections from Powders 169
  9. Calculation of Basic IV Drip Rates 191
  10. Special Types of Intravenous Calculations 217
  11. Dosage Problems for Infants and Children 242
  12. Information Basic to Administering Drugs 268
  13. Administration Procedures 288

Appendix A. Dimensional Analysis 322

Appendix B. Proficiency Test Answers 326

Glossary 361

Index 367

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