Learn to calculate drug dosages safely, accurately, and easily with Kee’s Clinical Calculations, 9th Edition! This market-leading text covers all four major drug calculation methods, including ratio & proportion, formula, fractional equation, and dimensional analysis. It also includes practice problems for both general care as well as specialty areas such as pediatrics, labor and delivery, critical care, and community nursing. With its market-leading, comprehensive coverage; strong emphasis on patient safety; and the incorporation of the latest information on antidiabetic agents, anticoagulant agents, drug administration techniques, and devices; Kee remains the winning choice for easy drug calculation mastery.
New to this edition
NEW! Updated information on Antidiabetic Agents (orals and injectables) has been added throughout the text where appropriate.
NEW! Updated content on Anticoagulant Agents is housed in an all-new chapter.
NEW! Colorized abbreviations for the four methods of calculation (BF, RP, FE, and DA) appear in the Example Problems sections.
NEW! Updated content and patient safety guidelines throughout the text reflects the latest practices and procedures.
NEW! Updated practice problems across the text incorporate the latest drugs and dosages.
Table of Contents:
Part I: Basic Math Review
Part II: Systems, Conversion, and Methods of Drug Calculation
1.Systems Used for Drug Administration and Temperature Conversion
2.Conversion within the Metric and Household Systems
3.Interpretation of Drug Labels, Drug Orders, Bar Codes, MAR and eMAR,
Automation of Medication Dispensing Administration, and Abbreviations
4.Prevention of Medication Errors
5.Alternative Methods for Drug Administration
6.Methods of Calculation
7.Methods of Calculation for Individualized Drug Dosing
Part III: Calculations of Oral, Injectable, and Intravenous Drugs
8.Oral and Enteral Preparations with Clinical Applications
9.Injectable Preparations with Clinical Applications
11.Intravenous Preparations with Clinical Applications
Part IV: Calculations for Specialty Areas
15.Pediatric Critical Care
16.Labor and Delivery
17.Home Care and Community
Part V: Post-Test: Oral Preparations, Injectables, Intravenous, and Pediatrics
Appendix A: Guidelines for Administration of Medication
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