Dosage Calculations: An Incredibly Easy Pocket Guide
1 Jan 2006
Springhouse Publishing Co ,U.S.
"Dosage Calculations: An Incredibly Easy! Pocket Guide" provides time-starved nurses with critical information on calculating dosages accurately, in a streamlined, bulleted, quick-reference format. The book is pocket-sized for easy reference anytime, anywhere, and uses illustrations, logos, and other Incredibly Easy! features to help nurses grasp key points quickly. Chapters cover math basics; measurement systems; drug administration; oral, topical, and rectal drugs; parenteral drugs; I.V. infusions; and calculations for pediatric, obstetric, and critical care patients. Logos include Dodging Drug Dangers - advice on avoiding drug errors; Help Desk - best practices tips; Calculation Clues - aids for overcoming math phobias; and Memory Jogger - helpful mnemonics.