7 edition of Drug Calculations and Drug Administration (Real World Nursing Survival Guide) found in the catalog.
July 13, 2001
by W.B. Saunders Company
Written in English
|Contributions||Cynthia C. Chernecky (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||268|
From Medical Dosage Calculations For Dummies. By Richard Snyder, Barry Schoenborn. No matter what initials you have after your name (RN, CNA, PA, and so on), you can bet you’ll see math on a daily basis if you’re going into (or are already in) a career in the medical field. 4 Chapter Five Dosage Calculations Let’s look at the information that has been provided: tsp po—the dose qd—the frequency 4 oz—the quantity dispensed Prozac® Solution 20 mg/5 mL—the drug name and strength mL—the quantity of the stock bottle.
Learn calculations drug administration with free interactive flashcards. Choose from different sets of calculations drug administration flashcards on Quizlet. Often some type of calculation prior to medication administration is needed. Drug calculations can be simple or more complex. Regardless of the drug to be administered, careful and accurate calculations are necessary to help prevent medication errors. Practicing drug calculations will develop stronger and more confident math skills.
Medication Calculation In paediatric practice medication dosages are calculated based on the child’s weight making the dosages much more precise. It is important that the child’s most recent weight in kilograms is entered into the health information system so that drug dosage calculations are accurate. The Food and Drug Administration receives more than , reports of medication errors annually through its MedWatch program. These errors can take place when: prescribing a drug ;Author: Christine Case-Lo.
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A study and review aid for students struggling with this especially difficult subject area, this book offers a visual, straightforward approach that clearly explains topics such as drug calculations; oral, IM, topical, and IV drug administration; and special topics such as pediatric administration /5(9).
0Reviews. REAL-WORLD NURSING SURVIVAL GUIDE: DRUG CALCULATIONS AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION is a study and review aid for nursing students struggling with this especially difficult subject area. This guide offers a visual, interactive approach that clearly and engagingly explains topics such as drug calculations; oral, IM, topical, and IV drug administration; and special topics such as pediatric administration.
Covering the ratio and proportion method of drug calculations, Drug Calculations: Ratio and Proportion Problems for Clinical Practice, 9th Edition provides clear, step-by-step explanations and concise examples to ensure safety and to this book, a "proof" step in the answer key lets you double-check your calculation results to avoid medication errors.4/4(22).
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Chernecky. 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 text addresses the current issue of patient safety with respect to accurate drug dosages through.
It then progresses onto basic pharmokinetics and therapeutics, explanations of units and drug strengths, and finally step-by-step drug calculations.
The book is top and tailed with a pre-test and a revision test so that you can can be confident about the skills you've by: 2. It sometimes involves potent drugs that may be fatal if administered incorrectly. The ability to perform drug calculations accurately is therefore paramount to prevent placing patients at risk.
Drug Calculations for Nurses: A Step-by-Step Approach teaches healthcare professionals how to perform drug calculations with confidence and competence. It provides step-by-step guidance to carry out accurate drug calculations, with units and drug /5(35). Gloria D.
Pickar, R.N., Ed.D., is President and Chief Academic Officer of Compass Knowledge Group in Orlando, Florida. She is a former Academic Dean at Seminole State College in Sanford, Florida.
She is also the author of nine editions of best-selling DOSAGE CALCULATIONS/5(). Dosage Calculations based on Body Weight Dosage calculations based on body weight are required when the dosage ordered and administered is dependent on the weight of the patient. For example, many pediatric drugs are ordered and given per weight (usually in kg).
Dosage calculations based on body weight are calculated in two main stages. Intravenous therapy: Drug calculations and medication issues This is the second article in a series of three concerned with the delivery of effective intravenous (IV) therapy to the neonate and young child.
The remit of this paper is to illustrate the different facets of drug calculations, to explore the occurrence of common medication errors File Size: 88KB. Therefore the calculation shows that, to give 30mg per hour, the infusion pump rate would need to be set at 6ml per hour.
This calculation is straightforward when the rate you want (30mg/hour) and the amount of the drug in the bag (mg) are both in the same units (mg).
Many nurses are weak with drug calculations of all sorts. This will help you to solve those issues. CONVERSION TABLE: Metric Volume Weights: Apothecary/ Household to Metric 1 L= mL 1 gr = 60 mg 15 gr = 1 g Metric Weight lbs = 1 kg mcg = 1 mg Solutions.
How to Solve Drug Calculations • Identify what type of drug calculation and as a first step, use common sense to estimate a rough answer. In many cases, drawing a picture that visually represents the problem is often a helpful strategy.
• Remember that a formula often used for working out how many tablets to take or for a drug taken. A study and review aid for students struggling with this especially difficult subject area, this book offers a visual, straightforward approach that clearly explains topics such as drug calculations; oral, IM, topical, and IV drug administration; and special topics such as pediatric administration.
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Focusing on the subject of drug calculations and administration, this guide offers a visual approach that explains topics such as drug calculations; oral, IM, topical, and IV drug administration. Drug Calculations Tutorials University level and standard turorials on the rights of medication administration, basic mathematics revision, metric conversions, calculating body mass index, tablet dosages, fluid dosages, dosages by weight, Intravenous drip rates, and calculating the time of an intravenous infusion to finish.
Calculations in mcg/minute. Follow these four steps to easily calculate your patient's accurate drug dosage. Find out what's in your I.V. bottle (drug concentration or number of mL of fluid). Determine in which units your drug is measured (units/hour, mg/hour, or mcg/kg/minute).
Know the patient's weight in kg if your calculation is weight based. The book ends with a comprehensive posttest. Assessment: This guide compares well with similar books, but unlike most of them, it includes short case studies for each chapter devoted to actual calculation and drug delivery methods.
All books on medications must be updated regularly to keep pace with new, changed, and discontinued : Elsevier Health Sciences.Redirecting to Pharmacology Drug Dosage Calculations Shelby County EMS Training Division.
Overview • Abbreviations • Metric Conversions • Desired Dose • Concentrations • Drip Rates • Medications (Dopamine and Lidocaine) Abbreviations • cc- cubic centimeter • DD- Desired Dose • gm- gramFile Size: 80KB.