Practical Nursing Calculations

Author: Valda Hext
Editor: Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781865088747
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A step-by-step guide to calculating the correct medication dosages. Using realistic hospital scenarios, this is a must for undergraduate nursing students.

Developing Practical Nursing Skills Fourth Edition

Author: Lesley Baillie
Editor: CRC Press
ISBN: 1444175955
Size: 18,88 MB
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Developing Practical Nursing Skills, Fourth Edition helps you learn and perfect the practical skills required to become a qualified nurse. Patient-focussed and adopting a caring approach, this essential text will also help you to integrate nursing values alongside physical skills in your daily practice. Key features include: Full colour text design with clear illustrations and clinical photographs to aid visual learning Evidence-based and clearly mapped to key guidelines to ensure best practice Reader-friendly style with learning outcomes, activities and reflection points to help you link theory to practice Scenarios from a range of settings, including community, mental health and learning disabilities nursing A focus on adults and young people, and with "pointers" on caring for children to promote a lifespan approach Free companion website providing image library, videos of key skills, and MCQs as well as additional resources for lecturers to download This is a complete clinical skills resource for all pre-registration nursing students.

Mosby S Comprehensive Review Of Practical Nursing For The Nclex Pn Exam E Book

Author: Mary O. Eyles
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323091490
Size: 11,15 MB
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Prepare for success on the boards with Mosby's Comprehensive Review of Practical Nursing for the NCLEX-PN® Examination! Offering more than 4,000 NCLEX-PN exam-style practice questions, this effective review resource covers everything you will need to know come exam time. Chapters are organized by core clinical areas to help you focus on specialty areas such as pharmacology, nutrition and emergency nursing. This comprehensive resource also includes rationales for both correct and incorrect answers. Over 4,000 review questions provide you with extensive practice for the computerized licensure exam. Alternate item format questions prepare you for the interactive question types on the NCLEX exam. Test-taking strategies include helpful tips in preparing for the NCLEX-PN exam. Two comprehensive exams feature questions in all clinical areas giving you practice with an integrated exam, much like you will see on the NCLEX. Content organized by clinical area allows you to use the book as a study aid for all nursing exams throughout the curriculum. Rationales for both correct and incorrect answers explain the reasoning behind each answer option. Concise, student-friendly format summarizes essential nursing content in an easy-to-read outline format. The Evolve website provides practice questions broken down by specific content areas in both study and quiz/exam modes, giving you greater choices to customize your study sessions. NEW! More than 300 new questions bring the overall total to over 4,000 test questions. NEW! Updated content reflects the latest NCLEX-PN test plan. NEW! Critical Thinking Challenges provide case scenarios to equip you for real-life practice. NEW! Audio, video, and graphic option questions familiarize you with the new alternate item format question types on the NCLEX-PN exam.

Drug Calculations E Book

Author: Meta Brown
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323292976
Size: 14,16 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Covering the ratio and proportion method of drug calculations, Drug Calculations: Ratio and Proportion Problems for Clinical Practice, 9th Edition provides clear, step-by-step explanations and concise examples to ensure safety and accuracy. Unique to this book, a "proof" step in the answer key lets you double-check your calculation results to avoid medication errors. Safety is also addressed through the inclusion of Quality & Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) information and with features such as Clinical Alerts and High Alert drug icons calling attention to situations in actual practice that have resulted in drug errors. Written by Meta Brown Seltzer and Joyce Mulholland, this text includes extensive hands-on practice with calculation problems, critical thinking exercises, worksheets, and assessment tests. And to boost your proficiency, a companion Evolve website adds more than 600 additional practice problems. The ratio and proportion method provides a logical, accurate, and consistent method of drug calculation. Step-by-step format for each problem includes a unique "proof" step in the answer key to ensure that you understand the solution. Clinical Alerts highlight potential and common drug calculation errors. Critical thinking exercises help you apply analytical skills and drug calculations to clinical practice. A patient safety chapter enhances your understanding of drug labels, medication administration forms, and physician's order forms. Over 1,100 practice problems offer the extensive practice you need to become proficient in drug calculations. Multiple-choice worksheets within each chapter help you prepare for the NCLEX examination. Worksheets follow each chapter section for additional practice and application of drug calculations. Chapter Finals and a Comprehensive Final let you evaluate your mastery of drug calculations. Current recommendations from The Joint Commission and the Institute for Safe Medication Practices help reduce medication errors and promote patient safety. Quality & Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) information highlights ways to reduce medication errors. A high-risk medication icon calls attention to medications that have the most potential to cause harm to patients. Updated, full-color drug labels and equipment photos (including pumps and IV equipment) show what you will encounter in the clinical setting.

Nursing Calculations E Book

Author: John D. Gatford
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702063355
Size: 15,60 MB
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This internationally renowned guide to basic arithmetic for nursing students has been completely revised and updated for a new generation of readers. Now entering its ninth edition, Nursing Calculations comes with a quick-reference card fits in the pocket to remind readers of essential formulae and AN ON-LINE PROGRAM TO ALLOW FURTHER SELF-TESTING VIA THE USE OF COMPUTERS AND MOBILE DEVICES. Over 200,000 copies sold since publication! Initial self-testing chapter allows readers to identify and address areas of difficulty before moving onto practical examples ‘Important Boxes’ highlight potential pitfalls for the reader Special section on paediatrics covers medication calculations relating to body weight and body surface area Contains glossary and useful abbreviations Brings together basic math skills and clinical examples to prepare readers for real life drug calculations Quick-reference card fits in the pocket and remind readers of essential formulae Questions have been revised and updated when necessary to reflect current practice New material includes the use of medication charts in questions that involve medication labels Additional worked examples facilitate understanding of the 24-hour clock Contains a new revision chapter to help consolidate learning NOW COMES WITH AN ON-LINE PROGRAM TO ALLOW FURTHER SELF-TESTING VIA THE USE OF MOBILE DEVICES!

Passing Calculations Tests For Nursing Students

Author: Susan Starkings
Editor: SAGE
ISBN: 1844456900
Size: 17,32 MB
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Getting medicines calculations right is often a matter of life and death. Nursing students must pass calculations tests, both at interview stage and throughout their pre-registration course, to ensure safe practice. This book helps new nursing students succeed first time in medicines calculations tests. It takes the fear out of maths, even for those who find it a struggle, through clear step-by-step explanations and lively examples.

Medication Mathematics

Author: Karen Glaister
Editor: Macmillan Education AU
ISBN: 9780732940546
Size: 13,78 MB
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This resource for student nurses contains clinically-oriented dosage calculations. It is divided into modules with categories such as intravenous therapy calculations and paediatric dosage calculations. Refers to medications and equipment commonly used in Australia, with drug information conforming to Australian standards. The author has 20 years experience in the nursing profession and is involved in nursing education at Curtin University of Technology.

Clinical Pocket Reference Practical Medicines Management

Author: Dan Butcher, Charlotte Maddison
Editor: Clinical Pocket Reference
ISBN: 1908725532
Size: 13,52 MB
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Essential fully referenced guide to safe medicines administration when dealing with the adult patient, enabling the student and practitioner to make informed and evidence based decisions regarding medicine administration. Complements the guidance provided by the BNF and reflects latest thinking on medicines optimization. Assists communication and concordance between healthcare professional and patient. Explains drug calculations and invaluable for students revising for pre-registration medicines management assessment. Key Contents include Definitions and symbols - SI Units - pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics - Key principles by route of administration - Record keeping and what to look for in a prescription or prescription chart - Communication with the patient - Assessment for safe medicines management - Pain assessment and management - Tips for getting the most out of the BNF - Drug classes - Drug Calculations - Adverse drug reactions and incident reporting - Drug related emergencies - Index of drug names - Abbreviations

Nursing Students Drug Calculations Survival Guide

Author: Kerry ... Reid-Searl
Editor:
ISBN: 9780733986666
Size: 17,55 MB
Format: PDF
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For undergraduate nursing students and beginning graduate registered nurses. A practical understanding of basic mathematical principles is critical for nurses as the correct and safe administration of medication depends upon a nurse’s ability to both calculate doses and measure medications correctly. This pocket-sized Survival Guide is designed as a quick reference to assist nurses in calculations and medication administration. Nursing students are provided with prompts and guidelines pertaining to information necessary to administer medications safely.

Clinical Calculations E Book

Author: Joyce LeFever Kee
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323293476
Size: 19,40 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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The only text that covers all four major methods of drug calculation, Clinical Calculations: With Applications to General and Specialty Areas, 7th Edition emphasizes patient safety above all else. It reflects the medications used in clinical practice today, with clear guidelines on the latest drug administration forms, techniques, and devices for both general and specialty areas. Plus, its user-friendly format and abundance of practice problems make it easy to understand and apply key drug calculation concepts. Coverage of all 4 major drug calculation methods — ratio & proportion, formula, fractional equation, and dimensional analysis — allows you to apply the method that works best for you. A section on specialty areas and lifespan prepares you for the wide range of clinical calculations needed to practice in pediatric, critical care, labor & delivery, and community settings. Caution boxes alert you to problems or issues related to various drugs and their administration. A comprehensive post-test enables you to test your understanding of key concepts from the text. Current drug information ensures you are familiar with the most commonly used drugs in clinical practice. Up-to-date content on the latest drug administration techniques and devices helps you master the various forms of drug administration, including oral, intravenous, intra-muscular, subcutaneous, and other routes. Remember boxes identify pertinent concepts you should commit to memory. Note boxes emphasize important points related to concepts presented in each chapter. NEW! Prevention of Medication Errors chapter emphasizes patient safety to help you avoid common drug calculation and administration mistakes. NEW! Updated recommendations from The Joint Commission and the Institute for Safe Medication Practices offer helpful guidelines for reducing medication errors to ensure safe patient care outcomes. NEW! Updated medication label and equipment photos reflect the latest medications and technology used in drug administration.