Davis's Basic Math Review for Nurses

with Step-by-Step Solutions

Author: Vicki Raines

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 0803624859

Category: Medical

Page: 340

View: 4231

A path to conquering the math skills essential for nursing success...and reducing the anxieties math often induces! Step by step, skill by skill...students progress from simple to complex calculations, building their proficiencies and testing it along the way. It’s perfect for course review and quick reference.

Cracking the Nursing School Entrance Exams

Author: Kristen Marie Haight

Publisher: Princeton Review

ISBN: 0375427422

Category: Medical

Page: 369

View: 4796

Nursing is one of the fastest-growing professions in America, and in this guide, the experts at the Princeton Review help applicants succeed on the standardized exams that are part of the competitive nursing school application process.

Math for Nurses

A Pocket Guide to Dosage Calculation and Drug Preparation

Author: Mary Jo Boyer

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781763356

Category: Medical

Page: 368

View: 8832

Now in its Seventh Edition, this pocket guide is a compact, portable, easy-to-use reference for dosage calculation and drug administration. The author uses a step-by-step approach with frequent examples to illustrate problem-solving and practical applications. Coverage includes review of mathematics, measurement systems, and a comprehensive section on dosage calculations. Practice problems throughout the text and end-of-chapter and end-of-unit review questions will aid students' application and recall of material. A handy pull-out card contains basic equivalents, conversion factors, and math formulas.

Fundamentals Davis Essential Nursing Content + Practice Questions

Author: Patricia M Nugent,Barbara A Vitale

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 0803669577

Category: Medical

Page: 962

View: 1728

Up-to-date with the NCLEX-RN® 2016 Test Plan. Too much information? Too little time? Here’s everything you need to succeed in your fundamentals of nursing course and prepare for course exams and the NCLEX®. Succinct content review in outline format focus on must-know information, while case studies and NCLEX-style questions develop your ability to apply your knowledge in simulated clinical situations. You’ll also find proven techniques and tips to help you study more effectively, learn how to approach different types of questions, and improve your critical-thinking skills.

Calculating Drug Dosages

An Interactive Approach to Learning Nursing Math

Author: Sandra Luz Martinez de Castillo,Maryanne Werner-McCullough

Publisher: F A Davis Company

ISBN: 9780803624979

Category: Medical

Page: 154

View: 6503

Summary: Designed for nursing students, the CD-ROM contains thirteen modules developed to address most common math concepts used in nursing practice.

Math for Meds

Dosages and Solutions

Author: Anna M. Curren

Publisher: Delmar Pub

ISBN: 9781428310957

Category: Mathematics

Page: 366

View: 2734

Increase your confidence and aptitude in dosage calculations with the best-selling ratio and proportion book on the market! Learn from the master, Anna Curren, who has successfully taught dosage calculations to thousands of students. This new edition of Math for Meds includes full-color drug labels and syringes throughout, which are tied to questions that test your understanding and mastery of the concepts. With the goal of helping you become a safe and effective practitioner, Math for Meds walks you through basic and advanced calculations in detail, including intravenous and pediatric calculations.

Calculation of Drug Dosages

A Work Text

Author: Sheila J. Ogden,Linda Fluharty

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323293905

Category: Medical

Page: 640

View: 6084

Master the critical skills necessary to competently and confidently calculate drug dosages using Calculation of Drug Dosages. Written by Sheila J. Ogden, MSN, RN and Linda Fluharty, RNC, MSN, this updated 9th Edition provides you with an extensive review of essential math concepts before introducing and clearly explaining the ratio and proportion, formula, and dimensional analysis methods of drug calculation. The book's popular "worktext" format builds on concepts as you go and reinforces what you learn with over 1,800 practice problems. Identify your strengths and weaknesses with an extensive math review, covering the basic math skills essential for accurate calculation of drug dosages. Use chapter worksheets to practice solving realistic problems. Assess your understanding of chapter content using post-tests at the end of each chapter. Retain content more easily and build on your prior knowledge through a logical organization. Get additional practice and accurately gauge your overall understanding with a comprehensive post-test at the end of the book. Stay focused with learning objectives that explain what you should accomplish upon completion of each chapter. Know the latest drugs and technology used in the market with updated drug labels and equipment photos. Study at your own pace with 25 flash cards, now on Evolve, containing abbreviations, formulas, and conversions from the book. Check your work and see your mistakes with a detailed step-by-step answer key. Tap into a new chapter on obstetric dosages that provides you with practice problems using medications unique to this important nursing subspecialty. Use alert boxes that call attention to information crucial to math calculation and patient safety. Stay current with new content on Intake and Output (I & O). Reduce medication errors and increase patient safety via updated guidelines for The Joint Commission and Institute for Safe Medication Practice. Recognize the implications of drug accuracy with more drug labels added to critical care practice problems. Access Evolve online resources where you'll see 5-10 new practice problems related to each chapter and the new updated Drug Calculations Companion (Version 4), featuring an interactive student tutorial that includes an extensive menu of various topic areas within drug calculations such as oral, parenteral, pediatric, and intravenous calculations to name a few. And over 600 practice problems cover ratio-proportion, formula, and dimensional analysis methods.

Dosage Calculations

Author: Gloria D. Pickar,Hope Graham,Beth Swart,Margaret Swedish

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0176502599

Category: Pharmaceutical arithmetic

Page: 538

View: 8409

Classroom tested and reviewed, the second Canadian edition draws upon the strengths of a successful first Canadian edition and eight US editions that have together helped over 600,000 faculty and students allay math anxiety and more confidently perform accurate calculations. This text is directed at the student or professional who feels uncomfortable with mathematics and wants to improve their ability to perform accurate drug dosage calculations. As a pioneer Canadian text in the topic of medication calculations, the authors have transcended provincial practices to provide a nation-wide perspective on dosage calculations. The International System (SI) of units is used almost exclusively and medication dosages and drug labels have been vetted with the current Canadian drug data base, so that you, as a beginning professional, will be able to recognize and interpret drug labels and dosages. The importance of avoiding medication errors is also highlighted by the incorporation of applied critical thinking skills, to prepare you for real-life nursing practice situations. This winning combination of Canadian labels, life-size photos and an easy-to-follow three-Step approach to Dosage Calculations, makes this text is a must-have for all Canadian nursing students.

Dimensional Analysis for Meds

Author: Anna M. Curren

Publisher: Delmar Pub

ISBN: 9781435438675

Category: Medical

Page: 314

View: 6962

Boost your confidence in dosage calculations with the strongest dimensional analysis book on the market! Increase your skills and confidence by turning to leading author Anna Curren, who has successfully taught dosage calculations to thousands of students over the years. Dimensional Analysis for Meds, fourth edition, will set your feet on the right path to accuracy and aptitude in medication calculations. You will find full-color drug labels and syringes throughout, tied to questions that test your understanding and mastery of drug dosages. Upon successful completion of the program outlined in Dimensional Analysis for Meds, you will be confident in your skills as a safe and effective practitioner.

Basic Mathematics for College Students

Author: Alan Tussy,R. Gustafson,Diane Koenig

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1439044422

Category: Mathematics

Page: 944

View: 8383

Offering a uniquely modern, balanced approach, Tussy/Gustafson/Koenig’s BASIC MATHEMATICS FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS, Fourth Edition, integrates the best of traditional drill and practice with the best elements of the reform movement. To many developmental math students, mathematics is like a foreign language. They have difficulty translating the words, their meanings, and how they apply to problem solving. Emphasizing the language of mathematics, the text’s fully integrated learning process is designed to expand students’ reasoning abilities and teach them how to read, write, and think mathematically. It blends instructional approaches that include vocabulary, practice, and well-defined pedagogy with an emphasis on reasoning, modeling, communication, and technology skills. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Calculating Drug Dosages Safely

A Dimensional Analysis Approach

Author: Tracy Horntvedt

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 0803638949

Category: Medical

Page: 455

View: 2348

Dosage calculations can be intimidating, but they don’t need to be. Using dimensional analysis, you’ll learn how to calculate both simple and complex medication dosage problems with consistency and accuracy and reduce medication errors with simple safety mechanisms. This reliable and consistent method helps to ensure safe medication administration practices.

The Humongous Book of Algebra Problems

Author: W. Michael Kelley

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1436242789

Category: Mathematics

Page: 576

View: 4857

When the numbers just don't add up... Following in the footsteps of the successful The Humongous Books of Calculus Problems, bestselling author Michael Kelley has taken a typical algebra workbook, and made notes in the margins, adding missing steps and simplifying concepts and solutions. Students will learn how to interpret and solve 1000 problems as they are typically presented in algebra courses-and become prepared to solve those problems that were never discussed in class but always seem to find their way onto exams. Annotations throughout the text clarify each problem and fill in missing steps needed to reach the solution, making this book like no other algebra workbook on the market.

Maternal-Newborn Nursing

The Critical Components of Nursing Care

Author: Robert Durham,Linda Chapman

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 0803640528

Category: Medical

Page: 602

View: 9270

A better way to learn maternal and newborn nursing! This unique presentation provides tightly focused maternal-newborn coverage in a highly structured text

PSB Practical Nursing Exam Secrets Study Guide

PSB Test Review for the Psychological Services Bureau, Inc (PSB) Practical Nursing Exam

Author: Mometrix Media

Publisher: Mometrix Media Llc

ISBN: 9781610727945

Category: Medical

Page: 134

View: 4299

***Includes Practice Test Questions*** PSB Practical Nursing Exam Secrets helps you ace the Psychological Services Bureau, Inc (PSB) Practical Nursing Exam, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive PSB Practical Nursing Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. PSB Practical Nursing Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to PSB Exam Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive Overview including: Exam Overview, Judgment and Comprehension, Final Test Taking Tips, Final Tips for the Day of the Test; A comprehensive Vocabulary review including: Nearly and Perfect Synonyms, Prefixes, Positive vs. Negative, Word Strength, Type and Topic, Form a Sentence, Use Replacements, Eliminate Similar Choices, Adjectives Give it Away, Use Logic, The Trap of Familiarity; A comprehensive Mathematics review including: The Easiest Math Review You'll Ever Read, Solving for Variables, How to Read Word Problems, Keeping Probability Simple, Using the Right Formulas, Graphing for Success, Breezing Through Ratios, Understanding Line Plotting, The Logical Approach to the Solving Difficult Problems; A comprehensive Form Relationships review including: Rule Busters, Identify the Odd Shape, Process of Elimination, Identify the Differences, Watch the Dotted Line, Draw a Line, Pick 2 Sides, Points or Flat Ends, Remember It's Flat, Stop and Look for Similarities, Use Your Fingers, Make Measurements, Majority Rules, Know When to Move On, Use Quick Symbology, Eyeball the Middle; A comprehensive Spelling & Reading Comprehension review including: Skimming, Paragraph Focus, and much more...

Fundamentals of Nursing

Content Review Plus Practice Questions

Author: Patricia M Nugent,Barbara A Vitale

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 0803641176

Category: Medical

Page: 913

View: 7999

Here’s all of the crucial coverage you need to succeed in class and confidently prepare for the NCLEX-RN®. From nursing theory, legal and ethical issues, and leadership and management to psychological support, infection control and medication administration—easy-to-follow outlines in every chapter review exactly what you need to know.

Problem-Solving Strategies

Author: Arthur Engel

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0387226419

Category: Mathematics

Page: 403

View: 7644

A unique collection of competition problems from over twenty major national and international mathematical competitions for high school students. Written for trainers and participants of contests of all levels up to the highest level, this will appeal to high school teachers conducting a mathematics club who need a range of simple to complex problems and to those instructors wishing to pose a "problem of the week", thus bringing a creative atmosphere into the classrooms. Equally, this is a must-have for individuals interested in solving difficult and challenging problems. Each chapter starts with typical examples illustrating the central concepts and is followed by a number of carefully selected problems and their solutions. Most of the solutions are complete, but some merely point to the road leading to the final solution. In addition to being a valuable resource of mathematical problems and solution strategies, this is the most complete training book on the market.

Real Estate Math

Explanations, Problems, Solutions

Author: George Gaines,David S. Coleman,Linda L. Crawford

Publisher: Dearborn Real Estate

ISBN: 9780793116348

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 141

View: 6161

Understanding real estate transactions is essential to passing the real estate exam and being a successful agent. Real Estate Math: Explanations, Problems, Solutions, 5th Edition, will guide you step-by-step through every type of math problem you will encounter in your new career. * Each chapter is organized in sections for easy reference and self-paced learning. * Every question and example is worked out completely, step-by-step, so you're never confused about how to solve a problem. * Basic calculator keystrokes are included with examples so you can learn how to solve problems more quickly and easily with the help of a calculator. * The pretest and two posttests include solutions and are directly referenced to the exact chapter section where the material is found. You can see immediately by the problems you miss which sections need more review so you can save study time.

Henke's Med-Math

Dosage Calculation, Preparation and Administration

Author: Susan Buchholz,Grace Henke

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781776288

Category: Medical

Page: 513

View: 3161

Now in its Sixth Edition, this best-selling text features a highly visual, hands-on approach to learning dosage calculations and principles of drug administration. It presents step-by-step approaches to solving problems and includes dosage problems that simulate actual clinical experience. Each chapter includes numerous examples, self-tests, and proficiency tests. This edition presents all four methods of calculation side by side: ratio, proportion, formula, and dimensional analysis. New material on enteral feedings, heparin infusions, and insulin infusions is included. Drug labels are current, and problems use JCAHO-approved abbreviations. A handy quick-reference plastic pull-out card shows conversions and formulas.