Year of Publication: 2016
Author(s) : Joyce LeFever Kee and Sally M. Marshall
Accurate drug calculations start here! Clinical Calculations: With Applications to General and Specialty Areas, 8th Edition covers all four major drug calculation methods - ratio & proportion, formula, fractional equation, and dimensional analysis. It also includes practice problems not only for general care but also for specialty areas such as pediatrics and critical care. A new chapter covers insulin administration, and concise, illustrated information includes the latest medications, drug administration techniques, and devices. Written by a team of experts led by Joyce Kee, Clinical Calculations makes it easy to understand drug calculation and emphasizes patient safety above all else.
This book includes coverage of all four major drug calculation methods, updated information on drug administration techniques and devices, updated drug information ensures you are familiar with the most commonly used drugs in clinical practice, caution boxes to alert you to problems or issues related to various drugs and their administration as well as information on infusion pumps.
Calculations for Specialty Areas section addresses the drug calculations needed to practice in pediatric, critical care, labor and delivery, and community settings.It is illustrated by detailed, full-color photos which depict the most current equipment for IV therapy, the latest types of pumps, and the newest syringes.