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Math Skills for Allied Health Careers, CourseSmart eTextbook

By Daniel L. Timmons, Catherine W. Johnson

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Mar 7, 2008

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Appropriate for Two-year associate in arts health care curriculum


Basic Mathematical Skills for Allied Health Careers provides allied health students with a solid mathematical foundation because it presents clear explanations of the mathematical concepts required of health care workers. It contains over 1500 problems ranging in level and difficulty, and applies material directly to a variety of allied health careers. Detailed examples are worked through step-by-step and concepts are presented in a non-threatening, yet sophisticated, manner.  Unique to this book, it covers a broader range of allied health topics, discusses calculators and manual calculation techniques, and presents multiple methods for determining dosages.

Table of Contents

1.      Basic Arithmetic Computations in Health Applications

2.      A Review of Algebra

3.      Systems of Measurement

4.      Medication Labels, Prescriptions, and Syringe Calculations

5.      Modeling Health Applications

6.      Calculations for Basic IV Therapy

7.      The Basics of Statistics

8.      Logarithms, Ionic Solutions, and pH

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$36.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-503580-1