An excellent resource for anyone in or entering the field, market-leading DOSAGE CALCULATIONS: A RATIO-PROPORTION APPROACH, fourth edition, teaches users how to reduce errors while building their confidence in dosage calculation. Extremely reader friendly, the text includes a comprehensive math review, full-color drug labels, and numerous critical thinking assessments. It carefully examines both basic and advanced calculations, including intravenous medications and those specific to the pediatric patient. Reducing the math anxiety that many readers have, the text's unique three-step method of calculating dosages-Convert, Think, Calculate-trains students to approach calculations logically and...
Classroom tested and reviewed, the second Canadian edition draws upon the strengths of a successful first Canadian edition and eight US editions that have together helped over 600,000 faculty and students allay math anxiety and more confidently perform accurate calculations. This text is directed at the student or professional who feels uncomfortable with mathematics and wants to improve their ability to perform accurate drug dosage calculations. As a pioneer Canadian text in the topic of medication calculations, the authors have transcended provincial practices to provide a nation-wide perspective on dosage calculations. The International System (SI) of units is used almost exclusively and ...
e-Study Guide for: Dosage Calculations by Gloria D. Pickar, ISBN 9781418080471
3-2-1 CALC! COMPREHENSIVE DOSAGE CALCULATIONS ONLINE V2.0 is a full, interactive course that teaches the mathematical formulas nurses and other health care workers need to calculate accurate drug dosages. You can compare calculations in all three calculation methodsâe"formula, ratio-proportion, and dimensional analysis or choose the one method that works best for you. Nine modules thoroughly cover both basic and advanced calculations and you can practice what you've learned by answering practice questions, completing case studies or taking the module tests. Realistic drug labels, interactive syringes and videos complement the range of calculation competencies, from reading medication labels to calculation flow rates for heparin infusion. 3-2-1 CALC! COMPREHENSIVE DOSAGE CALCULATIONS ONLINE V2.0 is an affordable online course that offers clear, step-by-step explanations, a wealth of practice problems, along with interactive exercises, videos, a calculator, testing, and more!
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Clear, concise, and current, BODY STRUCTURES AND FUNCTION, 13E provides a thorough introduction to the basics required for the study of the human body and how it functions. It offers a general introduction to life functions, the terminology, and phonetic pronunciations used to describe body parts and their locations as well as an overall review of human development and body processes. Figures and tables provide a good visual illustration to make difficult material easier to understand. The One Body feature describes the interrelationship between all body systems. Career Profiles give readers insight into growing health care professions. Diseases and disorders are integrated within each body system chapter to link physiology with anatomy. In addition, highlights and features that emphasize clinical applications make learning fun and engaging. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Thinking as a Nurse is a point-of-view work gleaned from 37 years of direct patient care and 25 years of teaching nursing. The book emphasizes the non-technical components of nursing practice--the cognitive and cerebral aspects. The primary role of nurses is to identify and solve patient problems and Thinking as a Nurse looks at influences of clinical problem solving such as empathy, what the patient says to the nurse, pathophysiology, nurse-physician relationships, teamwork, and setting priorities. Memorization and an overemphasis on technical skills are discussed as possible pitfalls in the education of nurses. The book helps students study for nursing examinations and be more adroit in their clinical practices. There are chapters addressing studying techniques and how to deal with NCLEX-type questions.
COMPREHENSIVE MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY, Fifth Edition, offers an engaging, effective introduction to medical terminology to prepare you for career success in nursing, medical assisting, and other allied health professions. Organized by body system and specialty areas of practice, this comprehensive, highly practical text emphasizes anatomy and physiology, pathological conditions, diagnostic techniques, and procedures to provide useful real-world context. The study of word parts is integrated into every chapter to enhance comprehension, and definitions progress from simple to complex to steadily strengthen your ability to read and interpret medical terms in reports and charts. A new Learning Lab online homework solution helps you master key concepts through interactive simulations based on real-world scenarios. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.