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**Unit 1**

Basic Mathematics Review and Refresher

1 Preassessment Test: Mathematics Skills Review2 Common Fractions

3 Decimals

4 Percent, Ratio, and Proportion End of Unit 1 Review

**Unit 2**

Measurement Systems

5 The Metric System6 The Apothecary System and Household Measurements

7 Approximate Equivalents and System Conversions

**Unit 3**

Dosage Calculations

8 Medication Labels9 Oral Dosage Calculations

10 Parenteral Dosage Calculations

11 Intravenous Therapies

12 Intravenous Therapies: Critical-Care Applications

13 Insulin

14 Heparin Preparation and Dosage Calculations

15 Pediatric Dosage Calculations and Intravenous Therapy

16 Solutions

**End of Unit 3 Review Answers**

Appendices

A. Roman NumeralsB. Rounding Off Decimals

C. Abbreviations and Symbols for Drug Preparation and Administration

D. Intradermal Injections

E. Subcutaneous Injections

F. Intramuscular Injections

G Z-Track Injections

H. Pediatric Intramuscular Injections

I. Nursing Concerns for Pediatric Drug Administration

J. Nursing Considerations for Critical Care Drug Administration

K. Nursing Concerns for Geriatric Drug Administration

L. Needleless Intravenous System

M. Temperature Conversions: Fahrenheit and Celsius Scales

Index

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:

Nursing -- Mathematics -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

Pharmaceutical arithmetic -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

Pharmaceutical Preparations -- administration & dosage -- Handbooks.

Pharmaceutical Preparations -- administration & dosage -- Nurses' Instruction.

Dosage Forms -- Handbooks.

Dosage Forms -- Nurses' Instruction.

Mathematics -- Handbooks.

Mathematics -- Nurses' Instruction.