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Dosage Calculations Made Easy

Solving Problems Using Dimensional Analysis
Edition: 8
9781975230661
ISBN/ISSN:
9781975230661
Publication Date:
March 5, 2024
2024-03-5
9781975230661
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Designed to instill clinical confidence while reducing math anxiety, Dosage Calculations Made Easy: Solving Problems Using Dimensional Analysis, 8th Edition, ...
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  • Designed to instill clinical confidence while reducing math anxiety, Dosage Calculations Made Easy: Solving Problems Using Dimensional Analysis, 8th Edition, equips students with the critical-thinking and problem-solving capabilities to embrace the challenges ahead throughout their healthcare education and professional careers. 
     
    This straightforward approach to dosage calculation progresses gradually from simple to complex problems, providing a framework for understanding the principles of the problem-solving method while reinforcing the critical thinking method in alignment with the unit path process. Ample practice problems, post-tests, and case studies deliver critical practice applying dosage calculation skills, engaging today’s visual learners and ensuring a comprehensive understanding of basic math skills, measurement systems, and a systematic approach to drug calculations and administrations. 
     
    Significantly updated and enhanced throughout, this 8th Edition reflects the latest practice standards, drug label information, and approximate equivalents, as well as dozens of new problems to hone students’ mastery and ready them for success.   
     
  • Edition
    8
    ISBN/ISSN
    9781975230661
    Product Format
    Paperback Book
    Trim Size
    8 3/8 x 10 7/8
    Pages
    304
    Edition
    8
    Publication Date
    March 5, 2024
    Weight
    1.35
  • GLORIA PEARL CRAIG
  • SECTION 1 Clinical Calculations
    Arithmetic Pre-Test 
    Chapter 1: Arithmetic Review            
    Chapter 2: Systems of Measurement and Common Equivalents                   
    Chapter 3: Solving Problems Using Dimensional Analysis               
    Chapter 4: One-Factor Medication Problems  
    Chapter 5: Two-Factor Medication Problems                     
    Chapter 6: Three-Factor Medication Problems                 
    SECTION 2 Practice Problems
    One-Factor Practice Problems
    Two-Factor Practice Problems
    Three-Factor Practice Problems
    Comprehensive Practice Problems  
    SECTION 3 Case Studies
    Case Study 1 Congestive Heart Failure               
    Case Study 2 COPD/Emphysema         
    Case Study 3 Small-Cell Lung Cancer                   
    Case Study 4 Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)         
    Case Study 5 Sickle Cell Anemia          
    Case Study 6 Deep Vein Thrombosis                   
    Case Study 7 Bone Marrow Transplant               
    Case Study 8 Pneumonia      
    Case Study 9 Pain   
    Case Study 10 Cirrhosis         
    Case Study 11 Hyperemesis Gravidarum           
    Case Study 12 Preeclampsia                 
    Case Study 13 Premature Labor          
    Case Study 14 Cystic Fibrosis               
    Case Study 15 Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)               
    Case Study 16 Leukemia       
    Case Study 17 Sepsis             
    Case Study 18 Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia  
    Case Study 19 Cerebral Palsy               
    Case Study 20 Hyperbilirubinemia      
    Case Study 21 Spontaneous Abortion                
    Case Study 22 Bipolar Disorder           
    Case Study 23 Anorexia Nervosa         
    Case Study 24 Clinical Depression      
    Case Study 25 Alzheimer Disease        
    Case Study 26 Otitis Media                    
    Case Study 27 Seizures          
    Case Study 28 Fever of Unknown Origin            
    Case Study 29 TURP With CBI              
    Case Study 30 Hypercholesterolemia                 
    Case Study 31 Hypertension                
    Case Study 32 Diabetic Ketoacidosis                   
    Case Study 33 End-Stage Renal Failure               
    Case Study 34 Fluid Volume Deficit    
    Case Study 35 Increased Intracranial Pressure                  
    Case Study 36 Breast Cancer                
    Case Study 37 Severe Abdominal Pain                
    Case Study 38 Acute Asthma Attack                    
    Case Study 39 Right Total Hip Replacement      
    Case Study 40 Colon Resection           
    Case Study 41 Left Total Knee Replacement     
    Case Study 42 Chest Pain     
    Case Study 43 Pneumococcal Meningitis           
    Case Study 44 Diabetic Ketoacidosis                    
    Case Study 45 C-Section Delivery        
    Case Study 46 Iron Deficiency Anemia                
    Case Study 47 Lyme Disease                
    Case Study 48 Infectious Mononucleosis           
    Case Study 49 H1N1 Influenza (Swine Flu)        
    Case Study 50 Bronchiolitis                   
    SECTION 4 Comprehensive Post-Tests
    Comprehensive Post-Test 1
    Comprehensive Post-Test 2
    Appendix
    Educational Theory of Dimensional Analysis
    Index
     
    • UPDATED! Revised content throughout ensures compliance with the latest Joint Commission and Institute for Safe Medication Practices standards and reflects the most commonly used medications on the market. 
    • NEW! 40+ More Practice Problems for this edition, test students’ retention and provide valuable problem-solving practice. 
    • UPDATED! Thinking it Through insights strengthen students’ critical-thinking and problem-solving capabilities. 
    • UPDATED! Drug Labels provide fast access to key information for the dosage calculation process. 
    • UPDATED! Tables detail approximate equivalents at- a- glance. 
    • Step-by-Step Examples clarify problem-solving and dosage calculation processes.
    • 50 Case Studies familiarize students with common clinical scenarios.
    • Answer Keys at the end of each chapter streamline review and remediation.   
    • In-Chapter Exercises help students hone newly acquired skills.
    • Removable Post-Tests at the end of each chapter track student progress.
    • Comprehensive Post Tests synthesize students’ understanding and highlight areas requiring further review.
    • Preventing Medication Errors boxes alert students to common mistakes.
    • Pediatric Medication icons emphasize special considerations related to dosage calculation in pediatric care. 
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