Math for Meds, Dosages and Solutions

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Author: Anna M. Curren
Edition: 010
Product Type: Book w/Multimedia (CD, DVD or Electronic)
ISBN 13: 9781428310957
ISBN 10: 1428310959
Copyright: 2009

Price: $225.95

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Increase your confidence and aptitude in dosage calculations with the best-selling ratio and proportion book on the market! Learn from the master, Anna Curren, who has successfully taught dosage calculations to thousands of students. This new edition of Math for Meds includes full-color drug labels and syringes throughout, which are tied to questions that test your understanding and mastery of the concepts. With the goal of helping you become a safe and effective practitioner, Math for Meds walks you through basic and advanced calculations in detail, including intravenous and pediatric calculations.


  • A building block approach moves from basic to more difficult concepts; concise explanations keep you focused on need-to-know information
  • Emphasizes the basic content of medication dosages by instructing in dosage labels; syringe calibrations; metric, unit ,and mEq measures; and calculation of most common dosages
  • Covers advanced calculations for IV, heparin, critical care, and pediatric dosages
  • New chapter 7: Safe Medication Administration, highlights the newest regulations on medication abbreviations, the rights of medication administration, reducing dosage errors, and safe medication practices
  • New chapter 13: Dimensional Analysis/Units Conversion, helps you understand alternate methods to arrive at solutions to dosage questions
  • Hundreds of examples, practice problems, and Summary Self-Test questions ensure complete mastery of dosage calculations
  • Exciting in-book CD with tutorials, problem sets, and self-tests so you can quiz yourself in an interactive environment
  • New online resources such as WebCT courses (WebTutor and Blackboard) and an online companion include questions, links, quizzes, flash cards, and more!

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