Table of contents for Dosage calculations / Gloria D. Pickar, Amy Pickar Abernethy.

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Contents
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction to the Learner
Using This Book
Section 1: Mathematics Review
Mathematics Diagnostic Evaluation
1 Fractions and Decimals
2 Ratios, Percents, Simple Equations, and Ratio-Proportion
Section 1 Self-Evaluation
Section 2: Measurement Systems, Drug Orders, and Drug Labels
3 Systems of Measurement
4 Conversions: Metric, Apothecary, and Household Systems
5 Conversions for Other Clinical Applications: Time and Temperature
6 Equipment Used in Dosage Measurement
7 Interpreting Drug Orders
8 Understanding Drug Labels
9 Preventing Medication Errors
Section 2 Self-Evaluation
Section 3: Drug Dosage Calculations
10 Oral Dosage of Drugs
11 Parenteral Dosage of Drugs
12 Reconstitution of Solutions
13 Alternative Dosage Calculation Methods: Ratio-Proportion and Dimensional Analysis
14 Pediatric and Adult Dosages Based on Body Weight
Section 3 Self-Evaluation
Section 4: Advanced Calculations
15 Intravenous Solutions, Equipment, and Calculations
16 Body Surface Area and Advanced Pediatric Calculations
17 Advanced Adult Intravenous Calculations
Section 4 Self-Evaluation
Essential Skills Evaluation
Comprehensive Skills Evaluation
Answers
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Pharmaceutical arithmetic.
Pharmaceutical Preparations -- administration & dosage.
Mathematics.