Table of contents for Math for nurses : a pocket guide to dosage calculation and drug preparation / Mary Jo Boyer.

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Unit 1

Basic Mathematics Review and Refresher

1 Preassessment Test: Mathematics Skills Review
2 Common Fractions
3 Decimals
4  Percent, Ratio, and Proportion End  of Unit 1 Review

Unit 2

Measurement Systems

5 The Metric System
6 The Apothecary System and Household Measurements
7 Approximate Equivalents and System Conversions

Unit 3

Dosage Calculations

8 Medication Labels
  9 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


A.  Roman Numerals
B.  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


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.