Medication Mathematics: A Practical Approach for Nurses

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Macmillan Education AU, 1997 - Drugs - 220 pages
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This resource for student nurses contains clinically-oriented dosage calculations. It is divided into modules with categories such as intravenous therapy calculations and paediatric dosage calculations. Refers to medications and equipment commonly used in Australia, with drug information conforming to Australian standards. The author has 20 years experience in the nursing profession and is involved in nursing education at Curtin University of Technology.
 

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Contents

The Australian metric system
34
Medication administration
43
Oral dosage calculations
62
Injectable dosage calculations
87
Intravenous therapy calculations
110
Paediatric dosage calculations 1 52
153
Complex care dosage calculations 1 72
172
Clinical problem solving
190
Answer guide
207
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