Sunday, January 16, 2011

Essential Calculation Skills for Nurses, Midwives and Healthcare Practitioners

Publisher: Open University Press
First edition - December 1, 2008
Paperback: 136 pages
ISBN-10: 0335233597
ISBN-13: 978-0335233595
 

As a healthcare practitioner, you need to be confident that you can deal competently with any numerical situation you may come across. This handy book provides a guide to common numerical calculations found in healthcare practice and uses everyday examples to enable you to apply numerical principles correctly in your own practice. 

This user-friendly book is: 
1.Suitable for a wide variety of healthcare practitioners, including all nurses and midwives 
2.Full of authentic worked examples 
3.Features core clinical charts, prescription models, labels and diagrams 


Types of calculation covered include: 

1.Decimals 
2.Fractions 
3.Percentages and ratios 
4.Ratios and proportion 



The book shows you how to calculate doses correctly for tablets, capsules, fluids and injections.

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