Clinical Calculations: With Applications to General and Specialty Areas, Volume 1
This popular resource is still the only text to review all four major drug calculation methods: basic formula, ratio and proportion, fractional equation, and dimensional analysis. Practice problems help readers master each method so they can apply them effectively in practice. Completely updated throughout, this fourth edition provides the latest information on dosage calculations as well as the most current drug dosages.
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