4 edition of **Dosages and calculations** found in the catalog.

Dosages and calculations

Richard Wiederhold

- 294 Want to read
- 22 Currently reading

Published
**2009**
by Jones and Bartlett Publishers in Sudbury, Mass
.

Written in English

- Pharmaceutical arithmetic,
- Pharmaceutical Preparations -- administration & dosage -- Programmed Instruction,
- Mathematics -- Programmed Instruction

**Edition Notes**

Statement | Richard Wiederhold. |

Genre | Programmed Instruction. |

Contributions | Wiederhold, Richard. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | RS57 .W54 2009 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | p. ; |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL22501598M |

ISBN 10 | 9780763749859 |

LC Control Number | 2008037526 |

Formulas for Calculating Medication Dosage Basic Formula D -- x Q = X A Where D (desired) is the dosage the physician ordered, A (available) is the dosage strength as stated on the medication label, and Q (quantity) is the volume in which the dosage strength is available (e.g. tablets, capsules, milliliters).File Size: KB. Now in its eleventh Model, CURREN’S MATH FOR MEDS: DOSAGES AND SOLUTIONS is the preeminent authority on drug dosage calculations, ratio and proportion, and drugs safety. Sometimes imitated however under no circumstances equaled, the book delivers confirmed supplies with a concisely organized technique that takes you from main to difficult.

Rent textbook Dosage Calculations (Book Only) by Pickar, Gloria D. - Price: $ In this section of the NCLEX-RN examination, you will be expected to demonstrate your knowledge and skills of dosage calculations in order to: Safe nursing care mandates accuracy in the calculation of dosages and solution rates. In this section you will get a brief review of basic arithmetic calculations and a review of the ratio and proportion.

calculations book. As a result, this book was written and, hopefully, covers the topics that nurses would like to see. Although this book was primarily written with nurses in mind, others who use drug calculations in their work will also find it useful. Some topics have been dealt with in greater detail for this reason, and Size: 1MB. Dosages • Total daily dose example: – Safe amount needs to be calculated, divided by number of doses per day, and compared with order – Physician orders amoxicillin File Size: KB.

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