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The Resource Calculation Skills for Nurses : Student Survival Skills

Calculation Skills for Nurses : Student Survival Skills

Label
Calculation Skills for Nurses : Student Survival Skills
Title
Calculation Skills for Nurses
Title remainder
Student Survival Skills
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Providing nursing students with words of wisdom and advice from real-life student nurses, Calculation Skills for Nurses enables you to calculate drug dosages with ease, boosting your confidence and competence in this core area of nursing practice. The book takes away the fear of calculations, making it approachable, easy and fun, and ties in with the NMC standards for pre-registration education and the Essential Skills Clusters. It is filled with examples and questions based on real life nursing and healthcare situations and includes key information displayed on the inside back cover
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Boyd, Claire
Dewey number
615.1401513
Index
no index present
LC call number
RT68 .B67 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Student Survival Skills
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nursing
  • Pharmaceutical arithmetic
  • Nursing
  • Pharmaceutical arithmetic
Label
Calculation Skills for Nurses : Student Survival Skills
Instantiates
Publication
Note
IndexNursing Calculation Formulas
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • CALCULATION SKILLS FOR NURSES; Contents; Preface; Introduction; Acknowledgements; Latin Abbreviations; The 24-Hour Clock; Part 1 DIAGNOSIS; Chapter 1 CALCULATIONS REVISION; FEELING A BIT RUSTY?; DECIMAL; Rounding Decimal Numbers; METRIC MEASURES; Conversion from One Unit to Another; Converting Larger Units to the Next Smaller Unit; Converting Smaller Units to the Next Larger Unit; PERCENTAGES; Calculating the Percentage of a Number; Finding One Amount as a Percentage of Another; Strength of a Solution; FRACTIONS; Simplifying Fractions; Changing Fractions into Decimals
  • Simple Conversions from Fractions, Decimals and PercentagesRATIOS; AVERAGES; Chapter 2 CALCULATIONS SELF-ASSESSMENT; Part 2 UNDERSTANDING NURSING CALCULATIONS; Chapter 3 METRIC UNITS AND CONVERSIONS; Chapter 4 TABLETS AND CAPSULES; Chapter 5 LIQUIDS AND INJECTABLES; CALCULATORS; Chapter 6 SYRINGES AND MENISCUS; THE SYRINGE; Types of Syringe; Needles Come in Gauge Sizes; INJECTIONS; Needles for Injection; Meniscus; Chapter 7 DISPLACEMENT VALUES; Let's Explain this Another Way; Chapter 8 DOSAGES ACCORDING TO BODY WEIGHT; Chapter 9 DRIP RATES; Chapter 10 DRIP-RATE DURATION
  • Chapter 11 SYRINGE DRIVERS AND PUMPSSYRINGE DRIVERS; Millimetres Per Hour; Chapter 12 PAEDIATRIC NURSING; WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN NURSING CALCULATIONS FOR CHILDREN AND ADULTS?; WORKING OUT DRUG DOSAGES; WORKING OUT WEIGHT CONVERSIONS; WORKING OUT FLUID BALANCE CALCULATIONS; WORKING OUT FLUID DRUG CALCULATIONS; DRUG DOSAGES ACCORDING TO BODY WEIGHT; DOSAGES ACCORDING TO SURFACE AREA; Part 3 PUTTING IT ALL INTO PRACTICE; Chapter 13 FLUID CHARTS; Chapter 14 MALNUTRITION UNIVERSAL SCREENING TOOL (MUST) ASSESSMENT; Chapter 15 EARLY WARNING SCORE (EWS) ASSESSMENT
  • Chapter 16 WATERLOW ASSESSMENTChapter 17 PRESCRIPTION CHARTS; Chapter 18 LOOKING AT BUDGETS; Chapter 19 INTERPRETING DATA; Chapter 20 EMPLOYMENT SERVICES; Chapter 21 BODY MASS INDEX; BMI GUIDELINES; Part 4 TESTING YOUR KNOWLEDGE; Chapter 22 KNOWLEDGE TESTS; KNOWLEDGE TEST 1; KNOWLEDGE TEST 2; KNOWLEDGE TEST 3; KNOWLEDGE TEST 4; Answers to Activity Questions; Part 5 APPENDICES; Appendix 1 FLUID CHART; Appendix 2 MALNUTRITION UNIVERSAL SCREENING TOOL; Appendix 3 BRISTOL OBSERVATION CHART; Appendix 4 WATERLOW PRESSURE ULCER PREVENTION/TREATMENT POLICY; Appendix 5 CONVERSION TABLES; Bibliography
Control code
829459888
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (209 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781118448953
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)829459888
Label
Calculation Skills for Nurses : Student Survival Skills
Publication
Note
IndexNursing Calculation Formulas
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • CALCULATION SKILLS FOR NURSES; Contents; Preface; Introduction; Acknowledgements; Latin Abbreviations; The 24-Hour Clock; Part 1 DIAGNOSIS; Chapter 1 CALCULATIONS REVISION; FEELING A BIT RUSTY?; DECIMAL; Rounding Decimal Numbers; METRIC MEASURES; Conversion from One Unit to Another; Converting Larger Units to the Next Smaller Unit; Converting Smaller Units to the Next Larger Unit; PERCENTAGES; Calculating the Percentage of a Number; Finding One Amount as a Percentage of Another; Strength of a Solution; FRACTIONS; Simplifying Fractions; Changing Fractions into Decimals
  • Simple Conversions from Fractions, Decimals and PercentagesRATIOS; AVERAGES; Chapter 2 CALCULATIONS SELF-ASSESSMENT; Part 2 UNDERSTANDING NURSING CALCULATIONS; Chapter 3 METRIC UNITS AND CONVERSIONS; Chapter 4 TABLETS AND CAPSULES; Chapter 5 LIQUIDS AND INJECTABLES; CALCULATORS; Chapter 6 SYRINGES AND MENISCUS; THE SYRINGE; Types of Syringe; Needles Come in Gauge Sizes; INJECTIONS; Needles for Injection; Meniscus; Chapter 7 DISPLACEMENT VALUES; Let's Explain this Another Way; Chapter 8 DOSAGES ACCORDING TO BODY WEIGHT; Chapter 9 DRIP RATES; Chapter 10 DRIP-RATE DURATION
  • Chapter 11 SYRINGE DRIVERS AND PUMPSSYRINGE DRIVERS; Millimetres Per Hour; Chapter 12 PAEDIATRIC NURSING; WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN NURSING CALCULATIONS FOR CHILDREN AND ADULTS?; WORKING OUT DRUG DOSAGES; WORKING OUT WEIGHT CONVERSIONS; WORKING OUT FLUID BALANCE CALCULATIONS; WORKING OUT FLUID DRUG CALCULATIONS; DRUG DOSAGES ACCORDING TO BODY WEIGHT; DOSAGES ACCORDING TO SURFACE AREA; Part 3 PUTTING IT ALL INTO PRACTICE; Chapter 13 FLUID CHARTS; Chapter 14 MALNUTRITION UNIVERSAL SCREENING TOOL (MUST) ASSESSMENT; Chapter 15 EARLY WARNING SCORE (EWS) ASSESSMENT
  • Chapter 16 WATERLOW ASSESSMENTChapter 17 PRESCRIPTION CHARTS; Chapter 18 LOOKING AT BUDGETS; Chapter 19 INTERPRETING DATA; Chapter 20 EMPLOYMENT SERVICES; Chapter 21 BODY MASS INDEX; BMI GUIDELINES; Part 4 TESTING YOUR KNOWLEDGE; Chapter 22 KNOWLEDGE TESTS; KNOWLEDGE TEST 1; KNOWLEDGE TEST 2; KNOWLEDGE TEST 3; KNOWLEDGE TEST 4; Answers to Activity Questions; Part 5 APPENDICES; Appendix 1 FLUID CHART; Appendix 2 MALNUTRITION UNIVERSAL SCREENING TOOL; Appendix 3 BRISTOL OBSERVATION CHART; Appendix 4 WATERLOW PRESSURE ULCER PREVENTION/TREATMENT POLICY; Appendix 5 CONVERSION TABLES; Bibliography
Control code
829459888
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (209 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781118448953
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)829459888

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