Dosages and Calculations

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Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Nov 13, 2008 - Medical - 195 pages
This text will prepare the reader to calculate correct doses of medications. Geared towards health professionals - physical therapists, and physician assistants - this competency-based manual gives a clear and concise approach to the study of dosages. Working knowledge of basic mathematical skills are necessary to begin, but as the text progressively builds from simple problems to more complex problems, the reader will soon learn to master the material.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction to Dosage Calculations
1
Chapter 2 Ratio Equations
29
Chapter 3 Metric System
45
Chapter 4 Mathematical Concepts
61
Chapter 5 Word Problems
73
Chapter 6 Special Problems
89
Chapter 7 Titration Calculations
99
Chapter 8 Infusions Concentrations and Drip Rate Calculations
113
Chapter 9 Formula Calculations
123
Chapter 10 AcidBase Balance
139
Answer Key
155
Measures Weights and Prefixes
165
Symbols and Abbreviations
167
Glossary
173
Index
187
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