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Author Niblett, Vicki.

Title A nurse's guide to dosage calculation : giving medications safely / Vicki Niblett.

Publication Info. Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, [2006]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  615.14 N579N    Check Shelf
Description xxi, 311 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Note Includes index.
Contents Basic math review -- Calculations used in determining drug doses -- Abbreviations -- Systems of measurement -- Components of a doctor's order -- Interpreting drug labels -- Medication systems -- Oral medications -- Parenteral medications -- Preparation of oral medications for administration -- Preparation of injections for administration -- Intravenous therapy -- Intravenous medications -- Preparation and administration of insulin -- Anticoagulant therapy -- Paediatric calculations -- Administration of blood and blood products -- Parenteral nutrition.
Subject Pharmaceutical arithmetic.
Nursing -- Mathematics.
Pharmaceutical Preparations -- administration & dosage -- Nurses' Instruction.
Drug Administration Routes -- Nurses' Instruction.
ISBN 078175853X alkaline paper
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