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Author DeLange, Janet, author, author

Title Dosage calculations made incredibly easy! / adapted for Australia and New Zealand by Janet DeLange
Edition First Australian and New Zealand edition
Published Sydney : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2013
Sydney : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, [2013]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  615.1401513 Del/Dcm 2012  AVAILABLE
Description 326 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
regular print
Series Made incredibly easy!®
Incredibly easy pocket guides.
Contents Part I: Basic calculations. 1. Fractions -- 2. Decimals and percentages -- 3. Ratios, fractions, proportions and solving for X -- 4. Dimensional analysis -- Part II: Measurement systems. 5. The metric systems -- 6. Alternative measurement systems -- Part III: Recording drug administration. 7. Prescriptions -- 8. Administration records -- 9. Preventing drug errors -- Part IV: Oral, topical and rectal drugs. 10. Calculating oral drug dosages -- 11. Calculating topical and rectal drug dosages -- Part V: Parenteral administration. 12. Calculating parenteral injections -- 13. Calculating IV infusions -- Part VI: Special calculations. 14. Calculating paediatric dosages -- 15. Calculating obstetric drug dosages -- 16. Calculating critical care dosages
Summary The role of the nurse has undergone considerable change over the last decade. Nurses jobs now extends to the administration of medication, and with this additional responsibililty comes a legal requirement for competency in dosage calculations
Analysis Australian
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 318-320) and index
Subject Pharmaceutical arithmetic.
Drugs -- Dosage.
Medication Administration
Medication errors -- Prevention &​ Control
Medication errors -- Prevention.
Medication errors -- prevention & control
Nursing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Nursing -- Mathematics.
Pharmacy -- Weights and measures.
Drug Dosage Calculations.
Medication Errors -- nursing.
Medication Errors -- prevention & control.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Author Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
ISBN 9781920994532 (paperback)
Other Titles Dosage calculations