Math for Nurses: A Pocket Guide to Dosage Calculation and Drug Preparation
Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Mary Jo Boyer
Publication Date :
1 Jan 2012
8 Rev ed
Compact and easy-to-use, "Math for Nurses" is a pocket-sized guide/reference to dosage calculation and drug administration. It includes a review of basic math skills, measurement systems, and drug calculations/preparations. "Math for Nurses" helps students to calculate dosages accurately and improve the accuracy of drug delivery. The author uses a step-by-step approach with frequent examples to illustrate problem-solving and practical applications. Readers will find it great for use in the clinical setting or as a study aid. Practice problems throughout the text and end-of-chapter and end-of-unit review questions will aid students' application and recall of material. A handy pull-out card contains basic equivalents, conversion factors, and math formulas.