Drug Calculations: Process and Problems for Clinical Practice
- Publish Date: 1991-12-13
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Meta Brown;Joyce L. Mulholland
Thoroughly revised and updated, this text covers the various systems of measurement and dosage calculation for all types of medication and solutions. Separate chapters discuss insulin and heparin administration, children's dosages and intravenous calculation. The book employs the ratio and proportion method throughout to provide a consistent method of calculation; includes a mathematics pretest and review to help students identify weaknesses together with 450 practice problems; includes sample charting of medication administration; provides step-by-step solutions for all problems; and includes a comprehensive examination that enables students to evaluate their learning.