Math For Nurses: A Pocket Guide to Dosage Calculation and Drug Preparation

  • ISBN-13: 9781496303417
  • Author: Mary Jo Boyer RN DNSc
  • Publisher: LWW
  • Publication date: 2015-10-01
  • Edition: 9
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 384
  • $34.18
  • Save $5.81


Help your students learn to calculate dosages accurately with this easy-to-use pocket guide. Packed with real clinical examples and practice problems, Math for Nurses includes a review of basic math skills, measurement systems, and drug calculations/preparations, making it ideal for use in clinical settings or as a study aid. The book’s step-by-step approach coupled with frequent examples that illustrate problem-solving helps students develop the knowledge and skills they need to calculate dosages effectively and improve the accuracy of drug delivery. Highlights of the 9th Edition Complete: This is the only dosage calculation pocket reference available today that covers  the steps of drug preparation.Comprehensive: All methods of dosage calculations are used, including ratio, proportion, formula, and dimensional analysis.Hands-on: Practice problems throughout the text and end-of-chapter and end-of-unit review questions aid students' application and recall of material.Practical: A handy pull-out quick-reference card contains basic equivalents, conversion factors, and math formulas.Interactive: Virtual Chalkboard tutorials (followed by quizzes) solve problems step-by-step using three different methods with a voice over that explains each step.

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