Basic Maths for Nurses

Includes Dosage Calculations with Examples, Exercises and Mock Tests

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Author: Vali Nasser

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781517357672

Category:

Page: 110

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This book is aimed at helping Student Nurses to pass their entrance exam as well as Nurses to become familiar with basic maths and dosage calculations with ease. It will also help you to improve your speed in Mental Arithmetic and re-visit some other areas in arithmetic especially if you did your maths a long time ago or do not feel very confident in this subject. Everyday nursing involves being able to work accurately with dosage calculations and be familiar with simple conversions in metric measures (for example mg to mcg). In addition you need to be able to work out total dosage in tablet or liquid form for a given body weight be able to use formulas to work out BMI (body mass index), infusion rates, percentage strength, solution strength, and so on. This book contains many examples, exercises and four Mock Tests to help you prepare for your entrance exam.

Blitz-Mathematik Mit Dem Vedischen System

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Author: Vali Nasser

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 0557331595

Category: Education

Page: 112

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Blitz-Mathematik mit dem vedischen System macht das Lernen mathematischer Grundlagen lohnenswerter. Der durchschnittliche Schüler wird in der Lage sein, Aufgaben wie 46X44, 95X95 und 116X114 im Kopf auszurechnen - oft noch schneller als Mithilfe eines Taschenrechners! Schüler werden mit Leichtigkeit das Berechnen von Quadraten, Würfeln, Prozentsätzen, Brüchen und Gleichungen verstehen. Papier und Bleistift werden zwar vor wie nach für die meisten Aufgaben benötigt, aber die Geschwindigkeit und Genauigkeit der Kalkulationen werden sich erheblich verbessern. Dies motiviert den Schüler wiederum, mehr zu Lernen. Dieses Buch bietet intelligente Strategien, um die Grundrechenarten und Algebra zu meistern. Diese beiden Bereiche sind die Grundbausteine der Mathematik. Wenn Schüler erst einmal diese Aspekte beherrschen, werden Sie sich auch in anderen Bereichen der Mathematik sicherer fühlen.

Dosage Calculations: A Ratio-Proportion Approach

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Author: Gloria D. Pickar,Amy Pickar-Abernethy

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305446011

Category: Medical

Page: 784

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An excellent resource for anyone in or entering the field, market-leading DOSAGE CALCULATIONS: A RATIO-PROPORTION APPROACH, fourth edition, teaches users how to reduce errors while building their confidence in dosage calculation. Extremely reader friendly, the text includes a comprehensive math review, full-color drug labels, and numerous critical thinking assessments. It carefully examines both basic and advanced calculations, including intravenous medications and those specific to the pediatric patient. Reducing the math anxiety that many readers have, the text's unique three-step method of calculating dosages-Convert, Think, Calculate-trains students to approach calculations logically and with a decreased risk of medication errors. The fourth edition reflects the most current drugs and protocol, regulations on medication abbreviations, medication administration technologies, and safe medication practices. Clinical simulations and Clinical Reasoning Skills scenarios based on QSEN principles help students develop clinical reasoning skills, while Section Examinations include test items formatted like graduate licensure examinations. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Math for Nurses

A Problem Solving Approach

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Author: Sally Irene Lipsey,Donna D. Ignatavicius

Publisher: W B Saunders Company

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 389

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This book presents dosage calculation and other mathematics problems faced by nursing students. It follows a problem-solving method which parallels the nursing process and provides students with a practical guide for solving all kinds of basic maths problems. Features include a comprehensive review of basic maths principles; ratio and proportion method of dosage calculation; nearly 2000 exercises, with answers to odd-numbered questions given in text; pre-test and post-test for each chapter; the essentials of medication administration and documentation; and an easy-to-learn four step problem-solving method.

The Nurse, the Math, the Meds

Drug Calculations Using Dimensional Analysis

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Author: Joyce L. Mulholland,Joyce M. Mulholland, RN,Susan Turner

Publisher: Mosby

ISBN: 9780323187114

Category: Medical

Page: 560

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Joyce M. Mulholland's name appears first and only in the previous edition.

Economics and Financial Management for Nurses and Nurse Leaders, Third Edition

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Author: Susan J. Penner, RN, MN, MPA, DrPH, CNL

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826160026

Category: Medical

Page: 446

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Written by and for nurses, this key foundational text helps to build the fundamental economics and financial management skills nurses and nurse leaders need for daily use. This third edition delivers several new features, adding to its value as the only timely and relevant text written for the full spectrum of RN-to-BSN, BSN, and MSN students. It has been significantly revised to simplify content, to address the vast changes in and increasing complexity of U.S. health care financing, and to be useful in both traditional in-class format and hybrid and online programs. Two new and refocused chapters address assessing financial health and nurse entrepreneurship and practice management, and new material illuminates recent research findings and statistics. Chapters feature worksheets such as business plan checklists and text boxes expanding on key chapter content. The book is distinguished by its provision of case examples based on nurse-run clinic and inpatient nursing unit financial issues. It provides multiple opportunities for experiential learning, such as writing business plans and health program grant proposals. It delivers cost-benefit and cost-effectiveness analyses, discusses budget preparation, offers strategies for controlling budget costs, and updates relevant health policies and statistics. The text’s engaging format promotes the synthesis of economics and finance across the nursing curriculum through the use of end-of-chapter exercises, discussion questions, and games based on concepts within the text. Additionally, tips throughout the book alert students about the need to apply concepts from other aspects of their education to economic and financial situations. Also included are online supplemental materials for teachers and students, including Excel spreadsheets, grant proposals, a test bank, and PowerPoint slides. New to the Third Edition: Updates health reform, health care spending, and other relevant policies and statistics Includes two new and refocused chapters that address assessing the financial health of a business and nurse entrepreneurship and practice management Highlights recent research findings and key concepts in text boxes Provides blank and completed worksheets, such as business plan checklists, so nurses can apply financial concepts in their clinical settings Fosters understanding of key concepts with enhanced explanations and samples of business plans and other reports Key Features: Aligned with AACN and AONE guidelines, the CNL certification exam, and QSEN competencies Serves as a primary financial management text for multiple nursing academic programs Facilitates experiential learning through end-of-chapter exercises, games, tips for synthesizing knowledge, worksheets, and case examples Designed for use in traditional classrooms and in hybrid and online learning programs Includes a chapter on measuring nursing care with indicators for capacity, staffing, patient acuity, performance, and patient flow NEW! a FREE Q&A App is availabel (see inside front cover)

Pharmacology Clear & Simple

A Guide to Drug Classifications and Dosage Calculations

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Author: Cynthia J Watkins

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 0803689888

Category: Medical

Page: 529

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Here’s the must-have knowledge and guidance you need to gain a solid understanding of pharmacology and the safe administration of medications in one text. A body systems approach to pharmacology with a basic math review and a focus on drug classifications prepare you for administering specific drugs in the clinical setting.

Calculating Drug Doses Safely E-Book

A Handbook For Nurses and Midwives

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Author: George Downie,Jean Mackenzie,Arthur Williams

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702049875

Category: Medical

Page: 216

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This book is designed to help nurses make accurate drug calculations and improve patient safety. It is written in an accessible style to make learning as easy as possible. The simple, clear and friendly approach will be a major help to anyone who hates maths. Real examples from prescriptions and medicine labels are used to simulate actual practice and help make the link with the theory. The range of specialties covered makes the content relevant to all areas of nursing practice. Real-life examples taken from prescriptions and medicine labels will help nurses to relate the mathematical theory to everyday clinical practice Revision of the underlying arithmetic ensures a solid basis A stepped approach allows readers to proceed at their own pace More advanced material is included to suit a range of abilities New ‘How to use this book’ section More examples relating to renal, ITU, drug dosing, fluid balance and a wider range of examples Text restructured so less intimidating material is at the beginning e.g. molarity comes later Level of examples and exercises made clearer

Drug Calculations

Ratio and Proportion Problems for Clinical Practice

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Author: Meta Brown,Joyce M. Mulholland,Joyce L. Mulholland

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 032331659X

Category: Pharmaceutical arithmetic

Page: 512

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Extensively covering the ratio and proportion method, Drug Calculations: Ratio and Proportion Problems for Clinical Practice, 10th Edition is known for its realistic practice problems and unique "proof" step in the answer key that lets you double-check your answers to avoid medication errors. This text addresses the current issue of patient safety with respect to accurate drug dosages through the inclusion of QSEN competencies recommendations - and with features such as new Clinical Relevance boxes and Clinical Alerts that call attention to situations in actual practice that have resulted in drug errors. You will get extensive hands-on practice for the NCLEX Exam through the text's calculation problems, critical thinking exercises, worksheets, and assessment tests. Over 1,100 practice problems in ratio and proportion offer the extensive practice needed to become proficient in drug calculations. Step-by-step format for each problem includes a unique Proof step in the answer key to ensure that you understand the solution. Patient Safety chapter helps you prevent medication errors and understand drug labels, medication administration forms, and physician's order forms. Multiple-choice Worksheets within each chapter help you prepare for the NCLEX examination. Critical thinking exercises aid you in applying analytical skills and drug calculations to clinical practice. Clinical Alerts highlight potential and common drug calculation errors. Full-color drug labels and equipment illustrations provide you with a realistic representation of medication administration and what you will encounter in the clinical setting. Detailed coverage of the ratio and proportion method provides a logical, accurate, and consistent method of drug calculation. Worksheets follow each chapter section for additional practice and application of drug calculations. NEW! Vocabulary section at the beginning of each chapter provides you with a convenient reference to definitions of terms used throughout the chapter. NEW! Clinical Relevance boxes integrate medication-related clinical practice concepts, such as: nursing practice, high-risk medications, safety issues, and common administration errors.

Schaum's Outline of Mathematics for Nurses

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Author: Larry Stephens,Lana C. Stephens,Eizo Nishiura

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071400220

Category: Mathematics

Page: 256

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Tough Test Questions? Missed Lectures? Not Enough Time? Fortunately for you, there's Schaum's Outlines. More than 40 million students have trusted Schaum's to help them succeed in the classroom and on exams. Schaum's is the key to faster learning and higher grades in every subject. Each Outline presents all the essential course information in an easy-to-follow, topic-by-topic format. You also get hundreds of examples, solved problems, and practice exercises to test your skills. This Schaum's Outline gives you Practice problems with full explanations that reinforce knowledge Coverage of the most up-to-date developments in your course field In-depth review of practices and applications Fully compatible with your classroom text, Schaum's highlights all the important facts you need to know. Use Schaum's to shorten your study time-and get your best test scores! Schaum's Outlines-Problem Solved.

Respiratory Care Calculations

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Author: David W. Chang

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9780766805170

Category: Medical

Page: 325

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This new edition covers all essential calculations used in the practice of respiratory care. The step-by-step approach should help any student complete the calculation with little difficulty. Each equation presented is accompanied by a description of the abbreviations, followed by an example of its calculation. Pertinent clinical notes are described at the end of each topic. Practice exercises are included to reinforce leaning and retention. A review of basic math functions is included to provide a quick review of the interrelationship between variables in equation.

Delmar’s Math Review Series for Health Care Professionals: The Basics of Decimals

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Author: Roger Ellsbury

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1439058377

Category: Medical

Page: 64

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Delmar’s Math Review Series for Health Care Professionals is the ideal resource for students, those just entering the health care field, and for practicing health care professionals who need to review mathematical concepts and take their basic arithmetic skills to the next level and is the perfect companion to any dosage calculations book! Designed as small modules of topic-specific math content, readers enjoy the flexibility to choose the areas they want to study. Additionally, the books in the series can be used in a classroom or online class setting, where an instructor presents the material and students practice the concepts presented, or as supplemental resource for those wishing to review the concepts on their own. The instructional sections are presented in a clear and straightforward manner enhancing the reader’s learning experience. The emphasis is on a basic presentation of the concepts with numerous examples and their explanations to illustrate their various aspects. There are many opportunities for the reader to practice the concepts; and answers and explanations to the questions are included, so the reader can immediately check their answer and remediate as necessary. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Delmar’s Math Review Series for Health Care Professionals: The Basics of Fractions

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Author: Roger Ellsbury

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285225708

Category: Medical

Page: 64

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Delmar's Math Review Series for Health Care Professionals is the ideal resource for students, those just entering the health care field, and for practicing health care professionals who need to review mathematical concepts and take their basic arithmetic skills to the next level and is the perfect companion to any dosage calculations book! Designed as small modules of topic-specific math content, readers enjoy the flexibility to choose the areas they want to study. Additionally, the books in the series can be used in a classroom or online class setting, where an instructor presents the material and students practice the concepts presented, or as supplemental resource for those wishing to review the concepts on their own. The instructional sections are presented in a clear and straightforward manner enhancing the reader's learning experience. The emphasis is on a basic presentation of the concepts with numerous examples and their explanations to illustrate their various aspects. There are many opportunities for the reader to practice the concepts; and answers and explanations to the questions are included, so the reader can immediately check their answer and remediate as necessary. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The College Board Book of Majors

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Author: College Board

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780874477016

Category: Education

Page: 1252

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Provides information on over nine hundred college majors, including related fields, prior high school subjects, possible courses of study, and career options and trends for graduates.

Delmar’s Math Review Series for Health Care Professionals: The Basics of Percents

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Author: Roger Ellsbury

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1439058369

Category: Medical

Page: 64

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Delmar’s Math Review Series for Health Care Professionals is the ideal resource for students, those just entering the health care field, and for practicing health care professionals who need to review mathematical concepts and take their basic arithmetic skills to the next level and is the perfect companion to any dosage calculations book! Designed as small modules of topic-specific math content, readers enjoy the flexibility to choose the areas they want to study. Additionally, the books in the series can be used in a classroom or online class setting, where an instructor presents the material and students practice the concepts presented, or as supplemental resource for those wishing to review the concepts on their own. The instructional sections are presented in a clear and straightforward manner enhancing the reader’s learning experience. The emphasis is on a basic presentation of the concepts with numerous examples and their explanations to illustrate their various aspects. There are many opportunities for the reader to practice the concepts; and answers and explanations to the questions are included, so the reader can immediately check their answer and remediate as necessary. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Fundamentals of Nursing

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Author: Carol Taylor,Carol Lillis,Pamela Lynn, RN,Priscilla LeMone, RN

Publisher: Lww

ISBN: 9781451185614

Category: Medical

Page: 1816

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Packed with clinical examples, proven pedagogy, striking illustrations and online learning tools, this best-selling text takes a holistic approach as it distills the fundamentals that nursing students need to know to respond today's healthcare challenges competently, enthusiastically and accountably.