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Dimensional Analysis: Calculating Dosages Safely 2nd Edition by Tracy Horntvedt, ISBN-13: 978-0803661899

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Dimensional Analysis: Calculating Dosages Safely 2nd Edition by Tracy Horntvedt, ISBN-13: 978-0803661899

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  • Publisher: ‎ F.A. Davis Company; Second edition (February 11, 2019)
  • Language: ‎ English
  • 480 pages
  • ISBN-10: ‎ 0803661894
  • ISBN-13: ‎ 978-0803661899

Description:

    • Focus on patient safety
    • Learning models, including the “4 Cs” approach to dosage calculations: compute, convert, conceptualize, and critically evaluate
    • Over 1,000 practice problems throughout the book, including…
        • Basic skills pre-test
        • End-of-section practice tests in each chapter
        • End-of-unit assessment tests
        • End-of-book post-test
    • 18 “Speed Challenge” chapter quizzes online to increase speed and accuracy
    • Real-life scenarios that illustrate how to apply concepts to practice
    • “Note” and “Alert” boxes that highlight potential safety issues to keep in mind when calculating math problems
  • A glossary of key terms at the beginning of each chapter

Table of Contents:

Arithmetic Skills Assessment I. Arithmetic Review and Dimensional Analysis 1. Whole Numbers 2. Fractions 3. Decimals and Percents 4. Dimensional Analysis Unit I Post-Test II. Medication Administration 5. Measures and Equivalents 6. Conversions 7. Safety Considerations in Medication Administration 8. Prescriptions and Medication Orders 9. Reading Medication Labels and Syringes 10. Reconstituting Parenteral Medications from a Powder 11. Calculations Using Weight and Body Surface Area 12. Intravenous Delivery Systems and Equipment 13. Intravenous Calculations Unit II Post-Test III. Special Topics 14. Enteral Tube Feedings 15. Insulin Administration 16. Heparin Administration 17. Critical Care Dosage Calculations 18. Lifespan Considerations in Dosage Calculation

Unit III Post-Test Comprehensive Post-Test IV. Test Answers

Appendices A. Calculators B. Roman Numerals C. The 24-Hour Clock

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