Quick Review: Math for Health Care Professionals
- AUTHOR: Michael Kennamer
- ISBN-13: 9781305509818
- 367 Pages Paperback
- 2nd Edition
- ©2017 Published
- Prices are valid only in the respective region
Perfect for the learner who needs a refresher on math concepts pertaining to health care, QUICK REVIEW: MATH FOR HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS, 2e thoroughly explains the fundamentals of mathematics while emphasizing their application to real-world health care practice. The result is students fully understand the "why" behind what they are learning. Each chapter includes a quick review of concepts as well as numerous practice problems to help learners get reacquainted with the various math concepts. Drug dosages, intake and output, weights and measures, temperatures, IV drip rates, and conversions are a focus. Illustrations of syringes, prescriptions, medication labels, IV bags, and I and O charts allow the reader to practice real-life health care skills requiring mathematics. The second edition includes an all-new chapter on pre-algebra and geometry. In addition, MindTap® digital learning solution offers a wealth of online activities and resources.
To the Reader.
Unit 1: BASIC PRINCIPLES.
1. Measurement Systems.
2. Whole Number Review.
5. Ratios and Proportions.
8. Essentials of Pre-Algebra and Geometry.
Unit 2: APPLICATIONS.
9. Medication Dosage Calculations.
10. Weights, Measures and Time.
11. Measuring Intake and Output.
Unit 3: ADDITIONAL LEARNING RESOURCES.
Appendix A: Resources.
Appendix B: Abbreviations.
Appendix C: Equivalents.
Appendix D: Glossary.