Mulholland's The Nurse, The Math, The Meds. Drug Calculations Using Dimensional Analysis. Edition No. 4

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  • Book
  • 560 Pages
  • Elsevier Health Science
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Use the simplicity of the dimensional analysis method to make accurate drug calculations! Mulholland's The Nurse, The Math, The Meds, 4th Edition helps you overcome any math anxiety you may have by clearly explaining how to use dimensional analysis to minimize drug calculation errors. It shows how to analyze and set up problems, estimate a reasonable answer, and then evaluate the answer for accuracy. But first, a review of basic math ensures that you remember essential math skills. Updated by nursing educator Susan Turner, this edition includes plenty of practice exercises to help you understand and master each aspect of dimensional analysis.

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Part I: Math Review
Math Self-Assessment
1. Math Review
2. Dimensional Analysis Method
Part II: Metric System and Medication Calculations
3. Metric Units and Conversions
4. Patient Records, Medication Orders, and Medication Labels
Part III: Reconstituted Medications
5. Oral Medications
6. Syringes for Injection
7. Reconstitution of Medication
Part IV: Parenteral Medications
8. Injectable Medications
9. Basic Intravenous Calculations
10. Advanced Intravenous Calculations
Part V: Common High Alert Medications 
11. Antidiabetic Medications
12. Anticoagulant Medications
Part VI: Medications for Infants and Children
13. Pediatric Medication
Comprehensive Final Practice
Appendix A: TJC Do Not Use List
Appendix B: ISMP's List of High-Alert Medications
Appendix C: 5-Minute Sample Verbal Communication Hand-Off Report
Appendix D: Sample Medication Administration Errors and Potential Clinical Outcomes
Appendix E: Apothecary System and Household Measurements
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Turner, Susan Professor of Nursing, Gavilan College, Gilroy, CA, USA.
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