Dosage Calculations

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Author : Gloria D. Pickar, RN, EdD


592 Pages  Paperback 

8th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2004, 1999, 1996

©2008 , Published


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Master dosage calculations with the best-selling book! This market-leader from Gloria Pickar includes a comprehensive math review, full-color drug labels, and critical thinking assessments. Basic and advanced calculations are thoroughly covered, including intravenous and those specific to the pediat... more


Real drug labels and life-size syringes bring the content to life and simulate a clinical environment

The original three-step method, (1) Convert, (2) Think, (3) Calculate trains the learner to approach calculations logically, increasing confidence and reducing medication errors

Critical Thinking... more

New to this Edition

New chapter 9: Preventing Medication Errors highlights the newest regulations on medication abbreviations, new medication administration technologies, and safe medication practices

New chapter on other calculation methods covers dimensional analysis and ratio-proportion, making this text a comprehe... more