Calculation of drug dosages / Sheila J. Ogden.

By: Ogden, Sheila J, 1949-
Material type: TextTextPublisher: St. Louis, Mo. : Mosby/Elsevier, c2005Edition: 7th editionDescription: xviii, 526 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cmISBN: 0323041108; 9780323041102Subject(s): Pharmaceutical arithmetic -- Programmed instruction | Drugs -- Dosage -- Programmed instructionDDC classification: 615.1401513
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Contents

Part I: Review of mathematics
Chapter 1: Fractions
Chapter 2: Decimals
Chapter 3: Percents
Chapter 4: Ratios
Chapter 5: Proportions

Part II: Units and measurements for the calculation of drug dosages
Chapter 6: Metric and household measurements
Chapter 7: Apothecary and household measurements
Chapter 8: Equivalents between apothecary and metric measurements

Part III: Calculation of drug dosages
Chapter 9: Interpretation of the physician's orders
Chapter 10: How to read drug labels
Chapter 11: Dimensional analysis and the calculation of drug dosages
Chapter 12: Oral dosages
Chapter 13: Parenteral dosages
Chapter 14: Dosages measured in units
Chapter 15: Intravenous flow rates
Chapter 16: Critical care intravenous flow rates
Chapter 17: Pediatric dosages

Part IV: Drug administration considerations
Chapter 18: Automated medication dispensing systems
Chapter 19: Special considerations for the administration of medications to the elderly
Chapter 20: Home care considerations in the administration of medications.

Includes index.

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