Drug Calculations: Ratio and Proportion Problems for Clinical Practice

ISBN-13: 9780323316590

ISBN-10: 032331659X

Author: Meta Brown RN Med, Joyce L. Mulholland RNP

Edition: 10

Publication date:
2015
Publisher:
Mosby Inc
Format:
Paperback 512 pages
Category:
Nursing
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Acknowledged author Meta Brown RN Med wrote Drug Calculations: Ratio and Proportion Problems for Clinical Practice comprising 512 pages back in 2015. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 032331659X and 9780323316590. Since then Drug Calculations: Ratio and Proportion Problems for Clinical Practice textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $11.86 or rent at the marketplace.


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Extensively covering the ratio and proportion method, Drug Calculations: Ratio and Proportion Problems for Clinical Practice, 10th Edition is known for its realistic practice problems and unique "proof" step in the answer key that lets you double-check your answers to avoid medication errors. This text addresses the current issue of patient safety with respect to accurate drug dosages through the inclusion of QSEN competencies recommendations - and with features such as new Clinical Relevance boxes and Clinical Alerts that call attention to situations in actual practice that have resulted in drug errors. You will get extensive hands-on practice for the NCLEX Exam through the text's calculation problems, critical thinking exercises, worksheets, and assessment tests.

  • Over 1,100 practice problems in ratio and proportion
  • offer the extensive practice needed to become proficient in drug calculations.
  • Step-by-step format for each problem includes a unique Proof step in the answer key to ensure that you understand the solution.
  • Patient Safety chapter helps you prevent medication errors and understand drug labels, medication administration forms, and physician's order forms.
  • Multiple-choice Worksheets within each chapter help you prepare for the NCLEX examination.
  • Critical thinking exercises aid you in applying analytical skills and drug calculations to clinical practice.
  • Clinical Alerts highlight potential and common drug calculation errors.
  • Full-color drug labels and equipment illustrations provide you with a realistic representation of medication administration and what you will encounter in the clinical setting.
  • Detailed coverage of the ratio and proportion method provides a logical, accurate, and consistent method of drug calculation.
  • Worksheets follow each chapter section for additional practice and application of drug calculations.
  • NEW! Vocabulary section
  • at the beginning of each chapter provides you with a convenient reference to definitions of terms used throughout the chapter.
  • NEW! Clinical Relevance boxes integrate medication-related clinical practice concepts, such as: nursing practice, high-risk medications, safety issues, and common administration errors.