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Author Ogden, Sheila J., 1949-

Title Calculation of drug dosages : a work text / Sheila J. Ogden, Linda K. Fluharty
Edition Ninth edition
Published St. Louis, Mo. : Mosby/Elsevier, [2012]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  615.14 Ogd/Cod 2012  AVAILABLE
Description xx, 615 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents Review of mathematics -- Review of mathematics pretest -- Fractions -- Decimals -- Percents -- Ratios -- Proportions -- Review of mathematics posttest -- Units and measurements for the calculation of drug dosages -- Metric and household measurements -- Apothecary and household measurements -- Equivalents between apothecary and metric measurements -- Preparation for calculation of drug dosages -- Safety in medication administration -- Interpretation of the physician's orders -- How to read drug labels -- Dimensional analysis and the calculation of drug dosages -- Calculation of drug dosages -- Oral dosages -- Parenteral dosages -- Reconstitution and dosages measured in units -- Intravenous flow rates -- Critical care intravenous flow rates -- Pediatric dosages -- Obstetric dosages -- Drug administration considerations -- Automated medication dispensing systems -- Special considerations for the administration of medications to the elderly -- Home care considerations in the administration of medications
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Pharmaceutical arithmetic -- Programmed instruction.
Drugs -- Dosage -- Programmed instruction.
Pharmaceutical Preparations -- administration & dosage.
Drug Dosage Calculations.
Genre/Form Problems and Exercises.
Author Fluharty, Linda K.
LC no. 2011000919
ISBN 9780323077538 (paperback)
0323077536 (paperback)