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Medical Dosage Calculations: A Dimensional Analysis Approach, CourseSmart eTextbook, 10th Edition

By June L. Olsen, Anthony Giangrasso, Dolores Shrimpton

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Mar 1, 2011

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Table of Contents

Unit 1. Basic Calculation Skills and Introduction to Medication Administration

1. Review of Arithmetic for Medical Dosage Calculations

2. Safe and Accurate Drug Administration

3. Dimensional Analysis


Unit 2. Systems of Measurement

4. The Metric and Household Systems

5. Converting from One System of Measurement to Another


Unit 3. Oral and Parenteral Medications

6. Oral Medication Doses

7. Syringes

8. Preparation of Solutions

9. Parenteral Medications


Unit 4. Infusions and Pediatric Dosages

10. Flow Rates and Durations of External and Intravenous Infusions

11. Calculating Flow Rates for Intravenous Medications

12. Calculating Pediatric Dosages 

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