Clinical Nursing Calculations

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Author: Susan Sienkiewicz, MA, RN, Sandra Megerdichian, MS, RN
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication Date: 2020
ISBN 10: 128417025X
ISBN 13: 9781284170252
eISBN: 9781284170290
Edition: 2nd
Clinical Nursing Calculations is an essential text for teaching dosage calculation to undergraduate nursing students. The text employs the CASE approach, which is a step-by-step method for performing dosage calculations. The author team draws from extensive experience across the continuum of care to bring readers a truly informative and dynamic resource. Clinical Nursing Calculations has been expertly organized into four sections for easy navigation: Mathematics Overview, Principles of Medication Administration, Basic Dosage and Intravenous Calculations, and Advanced Calculations. In addition to clinical calculation coverage, the text also features expanded content on nutrition, insulin pencalculations, and the legal implications of medication administration. The Joint Commission and the Institute for Safe Medication Practice guidelines regarding safe medication administration are also featured. To facilitate learning, students will find examples in both electronic medication administration record (eMAR) and electronic health record format. This text can be used as a primary text for a dosage calculations course or as a supplemental text within a nursing program or pharmacology course. Three methods of dosage calculation are presented side-by-side in table format for every dosage calculation Updated chapter references Updated content for dosing and safe injection practices per CDC Guidelines and The Joint Commission New information on heparin dosage protocol to reflect clinical environment practices New drug titration examples and questions NCLEX®-style review questions are included Basic math concepts are highlighted in equations throughout the text for visual learners
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