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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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For courses in Outdoor Emergency Care.

 

Developed in partnership with the National Ski Patrol, Outdoor Emergency Care, Fifth Edition, offers relevant, invaluable content for all emergency first responders working in an outdoor environment. The contributing authors and reviewers are highly respected experts in education in the outdoor emergency care community. The vast  experience of  these individuals, combined with over 90 years of EMS work and ski patrolling from the editors alone, has been incorporated into every chapter of this text, providing you with a learning resource that is rich in practical knowledge. This book should be used not only as an initial text but maintained on your bookshelf as a valuable reference manual.

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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