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Gatford and Phillips' drug calculations / Julie-Anne Martyn, Mathew C.Carey, John D. Gatford, Nicole M. Phillips.

By: Martyn, Julie-Anne [author.]Contributor(s): Carey, Mathew [author.] | Gatford, J. D. (John David) [author.] | Phillips, N. (Nicole) [author.]Publisher: Amsterdam : Elsevier, [2023]Copyright date: ©2023Edition: Tenth editionDescription: x, 223 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm + 1 card (9 cm x 6 cm)Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780702082542; 0702082546Other title: Drug calculationsSubject(s): Pharmaceutical Preparations | Administration and Dosage | Pharmaceutical arithmetic | Pharmaceutical arithmetic | Pharmaceutical arithmetic -- problems, exercises, etc | Drugs -- Dosage | Drugs -- Dosage -- problems, exercises, etc | MathematicsDDC classification: 615.14 GAT 2023 LOC classification: RS57 | .G38 2023NLM classification: QV 748

Includes index.

Previous edition published 2016.

Accompaning card is titled: Calculating Doses.

1. Forms of medications for calculation and administration -- 2. A review of relevant calculations -- 3. Dosage calculations for solid medications -- 4. Dosage calculations for liquid medications -- 5. Dosage calculations for infused medications -- 6.Paediatric dosages -- 7. Case scenario: the life of Maisy -- 8. Answers.

"Arithmetic in context: a practical guide to medicine calculations" -- back cover. This bestselling pocketbook makes calculating medicine easy. Now in its tenth edition, it has been revised as a practical guide to rapid and accurate drug calculations for all health professionals who prescribe, supply and administer medication. Gatford’s Drugs Calculations supports the fundamental mathematical skills needed on the wards, then goes further to provide context and tips for application. With examples taken from everyday practice, readers will learn calculations for administering injections,tablets and mixtures, intravenous infusions, and safe dosages for children and the elderly. Not only will this essential aid boost your healthcare numeracy and confidence, the skills you develop will ensure patient safety when calculating drugs for which you are responsible and accountable in future. Included is an extensive online resource to enable you to test your knowledge.

Item type Current library Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
14 day loan (Class Sets) Australian Nursing & Midwifery Federation, Victorian Branch
Class Sets 615.14 GAT 2023 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available L0008717
Total holds: 0

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