Calculation Skills for Nurses

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Author: Claire Boyd
Affiliation: Practice Development Trainer, North Bristol NHS Trust
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date: 2022
ISBN 10: 111980812X
ISBN 13: 9781119808121
eISBN: 9781119808442
Edition: 2nd
Calculate the correct drug dosage every single time with help from this essential nursing guide In the newly revised Second Edition of Calculation Skills for Nurses, author Claire Boyd delivers a practical and effective treatment of crucial nursing calculation abilities designed to instil confidence and competence in healthcare professionals. Written for anyone working in the healthcare setting who requires mathematical assistance, the book is designed to teach the skills required by the Nursing and Midwifery Council Standards, Proficiency for Nursing Associates, Pre-registration Nursing Associate Programme, The Code—Professional Standards for Practice and Behaviour For Nurses, Midwives, and Nursing Associates, and the NMC Essential Skills Clusters. This latest edition includes more practice activities, greater inclusivity, more test questions, more practice with budgets and data interpretation, and more online resources. You’ll use a formula-based approach and gain the understanding necessary to know when to apply which formula and why. The book also includes: *A thorough grounding in basic math, preparing you for more complex areas of nursing calculation *Comprehensive explorations of the information you need to know in the clinical arena, including working out drug dosages *Practical discussions of the application of concepts to nursing practice, including different areas of healthcare and working with budgets *In-depth knowledge and understanding of key areas, while being tested to consolidate your familiarity with the text Calculation Skills for Nurses is perfect for practicing nurses and nursing students who seek to boost their confidence and competence in this core area of nursing.
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