Math for Nurses: A Pocket Guide to Dosage Calculation and Drug Preparation, 10th Edition

Mary Jo Boyer, RN, PhD

Quickly access everything you need to calculate dosages effectively and ensure accurate drug delivery

Current, compact and easy to use, Math for Nurses: A Pocket Guide to Dosage Calculation and Drug Preparation helps you perfect the basic math skills, measurement systems and drug calculations/preparations essential to successful nursing practice. Packed with real clinical examples and practice problems, this pocket-sized reference guides you step-by-step through the problem-solving and practical applications required in the nursing workplace.

  • A handy pull-out quick reference card delivers fast access to basic equivalents, conversion factors and math formulas.
  • Comprehensive dosage calculation coverage familiarizes you with ratio, proportion, formula and dimensional analysis methods of arriving at calculations.
  • Practice problems throughout the text and review questions at the end of each chapter and unit test your retention and application capabilities.
  • 300 additional Practice Problems and Answers available online through thePoint further enhance learning and retention.
  • Learning Objectives focus your study and review on essential concepts and practices.
  • Critical Thinking Checks help you analyze your results to dosage problems and ensure understanding of key content.
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Clinical Calculations Made Easy: Solving Problems Using Dimensional Analysis, 7th Edition

Gloria P. Craig, EdD, MSN, RN

Safely and effectively calculate medication dosages

Dosage calculation and drug administration are easier than ever with this easy-to-use skill-building guide. Clinical Calculations Made Easy equips your students to confidently calculate accurate medication dosages with a review of basic math skills and measurement systems, as well as a systematic approach to drug calculations/preparations using the proven dimensional analysis method.

  • Examples guide your students step by step through solving common problems.
  • Thinking it Through insights coach students in thinking critically to solve complex problems.
  • In-Chapter Exercises help students hone new skills.
  • Practice Problems test your students’ retention and challenge to apply what they’ve learned.
  • Answer Keys at the end of each chapter provide instant feedback and remediation.
  • Two Removable Post-Tests offer a comprehensive evaluation of your students’ understanding.
  • Drug Labels with related problems familiarize students with information sources reference regularly in practice.
  • Preventing Medication Errors help your students avoid common dosage calculation mistakes.
  • Pediatric Medication Icon alerts students to potential problems may encounter specific to pediatric care.
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Henke’s Med-Math: Dosage Calculation, Preparation, & Administration, 9th Edition

Susan Buchholz, RN, MSN, CNE

A highly visual, hands-on approach to dosage calculation and drug administration

With an engaging, step-by-step approach to solving problems, this bestselling text is your students’ key to mastering dosage calculation and the principles of drug administration. This updated edition contains numerous clinical examples, dosage problems and proficiency tests in every chapter to help students build their knowledge and improve the skills they need for successful nursing practice.

  • Content updates throughout the text reflect the latest advances and developments in medications, intravenous therapy, systems of administration, and the eleven rights of medication administration.
  • Apply your students’ knowledge through multiple types of case studies – Test Your Clinical Savvy boxes, Putting it Together: Clinical Case Studies in the text, and all-new Critical Calculations cases on thePoint® stimulate critical thinking and foster clinical judgment.
  • Fine Points highlight key considerations for solving specific calculations.
  • Self-Tests gauge students’ retention and identify areas requiring further review.
  • Proficiency Tests help your students assess their understanding of challenging content.
  • Improved design helps present the different methods of dosage calculation more clearly.
  • New! Critical Calculations case studies available on thePoint® challenge students to apply concepts to realistic clinical scenarios.
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Lippincott CoursePoint for Henke’s Med-Math: Dosage Calculation, Preparation, & Administration 9E will be a fully integrated digital course solution that is designed to help students understand, retain, and apply course content for medication administration and dosage calculation.