## Description

**Test Bank for Calculating Drug Dosages: A Patient-Safe Approach to Nursing and Math, 1st Edition, Sandra Luz Martinez de Castillo, Maryanne Werner-McCullough, ISBN-13: 9780803624962**

**Table of Contents**

I. Safety in Medication Administration

1. Safety in Medication Administration

2. The Drug Label

II. Systems of Measurement

3. The Metric System

4. The Household System

III. Methods of Calculation

5. Linear Ratio and Proportion

6. Fractional Ratio and Proportion

7. Dimensional Analysis

8. The Formula Method

IV. Administration of Medications

9. Calculating Oral Medication Doses

10. Syringes and Needles

11. Calculating Parenteral Medication Doses

12. Preparing Powdered Parenteral Medications

13. Administration of Insulin

V. IV Therapy and Administration of Intravenous Medications

14. Intravenous Infusions and Infusion Rates

15. Calculating Infusion and Completion Time

16. Administering Direct IV Medications

VI. Verifying Safe Dose and Critical Care Calculations

17. Verifying Safe Dose

18. Titration of Intravenous Medications

VII. Intake and Output

19. Calculating Intake and Output

20. Parenteral Intake

VIII. Dosages for Pediatric and Elderly Populations

21. Considerations for the Pediatric Population

22. Considerations for the Older Adult Population

Appendix: Answer Key

Credits & References

Index

Body Surface Area Nomograms

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