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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
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Pharmaceutical Preparations -- administration & dosage.