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Math for nurses : a skill-builder and reference guide for dosage calculation /
Mary E. Stassi, Margaret A. Tiemann.
edition
3rd ed.
imprint
New York, NY : Kaplan, 2012.
description
xii, 257 p. ; 26 cm.
ISBN
1607149060, 9781607149064
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New York, NY : Kaplan, 2012.
isbn
1607149060
9781607149064
contents note
Preface -- How to use this book -- Part 1: Foundation Skills: -- Diagnostic test -- Basic arithmetic -- Fractions -- Decimals -- Percentages -- Ratios and proportions -- Rates -- Part 2: Applications: -- Systems of measurement -- Basic problem solving and strategies for dosage calculation -- Oral medications -- Intravenous medications -- Parenteral medications -- Age-specific considerations.
abstract
Overview: From the creator of the #1 NCLEX-RN exam preparation course, a practical workbook and guide to the principles of dosage calculation. Kaplan's Math for Nurses is a practical dosage calculation resource for today's busy health care professional. Written to meet the needs of practitioners of nursing at all levels, each chapter breaks down math concepts through step-by-step explanations, practice questions, chapter quizzes, and in-depth answer keys. Nurses can use this book as a review for certification or licensing examinations, or as a go-to reference in your workplace. Features: *Examples and problems for oral, IV, and parenteral medication administration *Dosage calculation practice using dimensional analysis, ratio-proportion, and formula methods *NEW! More calculation space to work the practice problems *Diagnostic quiz to help focus your review *Easy-to-follow examples and step-by-step explanations *Chapter quizzes with in-depth answer keys for immediate feedback .
catalogue key
8849234
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About the Author
Author Affiliation
Kaplan Nursing is the world's largest provider of NCLEX-RN exam review in live, live online, and self-paced classrooms. Its partnership with Lippincott Williams Wilkins also provides nursing schools with Integrated testing, an easy-to-use benchmark testing solution that helps identify and remediate gaps in nursing knowledge. For more information, visit us at kaplannursing.com.
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Main Description
From the creator of the #1 NCLEX-RN exam preparation course, a practical workbook and guide to the principles of dosage calculation. Kaplan's Math for Nurses is a practical dosage calculation resource for today's busy health care professional. Written to meet the needs of practitioners of nursing at all levels, each chapter breaks down math concepts through step-by-step explanations, practice questions, chapter quizzes, and in-depth answer keys. Nurses can use this book as a review for certification or licensing examinations, or as a go-to reference in your workplace. Features: * Examples and problems for oral, IV, and parenteral medication administration; * Dosage calculation practice using dimensional analysis, ratio-proportion, and formula methods; * NEW! More calculation space to work the practice problems; * FREE! Wallet-sized pull-out measurement and conversions chart; * Diagnostic quiz to help focus your review; * Easy-to-follow examples and step-by-step explanations; * Chapter quizzes with in-depth answer keys for immediate feedback.
Main Description
Kaplan's Math for Nurses is a comprehensive, easy-to-use pocket guide for today's busy healthcare professional. Written to meet the needs of practitioners of nursing at all levels, each chapter breaks down math concepts through step-by-step explanations, practice questions, chapter quizzes, and in-depth answer keys. Nurses can use this book as a review for certification or licensing examinations, or as a go-to reference in your workplace. Features: *Diagnostic quiz; *Dosage calculation practice using dimensional analysis, ratio-proportion, and formula methods; *Ample calculation space; *Examples and problems featuring oral, IV, and parenteral medication administration; *Chapter tests with in-depth answer keys for immediate feedback; *Pull-out measurement and convertions chart.
Main Description
Kaplans "Math for Nurses" is a practical dosage calculation resource for todays busy health care professional. Written to meet the needs of practitioners of nursing at all levels, each chapter breaks down math concepts through step-by-step explanations, practice questions, chapter quizzes, and in-depth answer keys. Nurses can use this book as a review for certification or licensing examinations, or as a go-to reference in your workplace. Features: * Examples and problems for oral, IV, and parenteral medication administration; * Dosage calculation practice using dimensional analysis, ratio-proportion, and formula methods; * NEW More calculation space to work the practice problems; * FREE Wallet-sized pull-out measurement and conversions chart; * Diagnostic quiz to help focus your review; * Easy-to-follow examples and step-by-step explanations; * Chapter quizzes with in-depth answer keys for immediate feedback.
Main Description
Kaplan's Math for Nurses is a practical dosage calculation resource for today's busy health care professional. Written to meet the needs of practitioners of nursing at all levels, each chapter breaks down math concepts through step-by-step explanations, practice questions, chapter quizzes, and in-depth answer keys. Nurses can use this book as a review for certification or licensing examinations, or as a go-to reference in your workplace. Features: * Examples and problems for oral, IV, and parenteral medication administration; * Dosage calculation practice using dimensional analysis, ratio-proportion, and formula methods; * NEW! More calculation space to work the practice problems; * FREE! Wallet-sized pull-out measurement and conversions chart; * Diagnostic quiz to help focus your review; * Easy-to-follow examples and step-by-step explanations; * Chapter quizzes with in-depth answer keys for immediate feedback.
Table of Contents
Prefacep. ix
How to Use This Bookp. xi
Foundation Skills
Diagnostic Testp. 3
Basic Arithmeticp. 21
Fractionsp. 41
Decimalsp. 57
Percentagesp. 75
Ratios and Proportionsp. 85
Ratesp. 103
Applications
Systems of Measurementp. 119
Basic Problem Solving and Strategies for Dosage Calculationp. 135
Oral Medicationsp. 161
Intravenous Medicationsp. 185
Parenteral Medicationsp. 211
Age-Specific Considerationsp. 237
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