Drug Calculations for Nurses, 4th Edition: A step-by-step by Robert Lapham

By Robert Lapham

The management of medicines in hospitals has turn into more and more complicated. It occasionally consists of powerful medicines which may be deadly if administered incorrectly. the power to accomplish drug calculations safely is for that reason paramount to avoid putting sufferers at risk.

Drug Calculations for Nurses: A step by step process teaches healthcare pros easy methods to practice drug calculations with self belief and competence. It offers step by step assistance to hold out exact drug calculations, with devices and drug strengths essentially explained.

This bestselling pocket-size ebook starts off with the elemental mathematical abilities required to accomplish calculations, together with tips about estimating solutions. It then covers drug strengths and concentrations, dosage calculations, IV infusion treatments, and pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics. separate chapters concentrate on young children and the aged, addressing particular demanding situations encountered in those populations.

Helpful labored examples, key issues, and goals are incorporated in each bankruptcy. helpful tables with universal prescription abbreviations, estimation of renal functionality, and physique floor quarter estimates are simply obtainable throughout the appendices.

This new version comes with an internet pre-test permitting readers to benchmark their wisdom. particular weaknesses can then be pointed out and addressed within the revealed ebook. additionally integrated is a revision attempt that permits readers to evaluate their skill to accomplish drug calculations after finishing the booklet.

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