Essential Calculations for Veterinary Nurses and Technicians

Author: Lake, Terry


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  • ISBN: 9780702068072
  • Author: Lake, Terry
  • Publ Date: 2016-09-26
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  • Pages: 166
  • Status: ACT
  • ID - 567013

Table of Contents :

1.�Calculations Involving Fractions2.�Decimals and Percentages3.�Scientific Notation4.�Ratio and Proportion5.�Dimensional Analysis6.�Clinical Applications of Basic Principles7.�Measurement Systems8.�Oral Medication9.�Parenteral Medication10.�Clinical Problems Using Dosage Calculations11.�Solutions12.�Clinical Problems Using Solutions13.�Intravenous Fluids14.�Constant Rate Infusions15.�Dilutions16.�Clinical Problems Using Dilutions17.�Anaesthesia, Radiology and Nutrition Applications18.�Statistics and Quality Control


Learn to easily master the types of veterinary nursing calculations you will face on the job with Essential Calculations for Veterinary Nurses and Technicians, 3rd Edition. From basic arithmetic to dilutions and statistics, this useful text covers all aspects of calculations as applied to veterinary nursing. Readers will benefit from the text's common sense approach to clinical situations, and complete the book knowing how to use calculations to determine dosage rates, anesthetic flow rates, radiography exposure rates, parenteral nutrition, and more. User-friendly features include simple language, detailed explanations, ample examples, and special author guidance so that content is easy to follow and understand. Plus, the text's abundance of learning features - such as self-assessment questions, clinical hints, and tips - help clarify important concepts and ensure that you have mastered everything you need to make calculations in the day-to-day clinical environment.Self-test sections with clinical hints and tips ensure retention of core concepts.Mathematical explanations using veterinary terms presents all principles in a manner that directly pertains to the veterinary field.Comprehensive content covers everything from basic arithmetic to dilutions and statistics so users have everything needed to succeed in calculations for veterinary nursing and technology.Dimensional analysis bridge method removes the necessity of memorizing formulae and takes advantage of simplifying equations so that calculators are often unnecessary. NEW! Reviewed and updated drugs throughout the book provide dosage calculations that coincide with drugs currently used in the field for the most clinical relevance.NEW! Additional math problems housed on the Evolve companion website offer substantial additional practice.


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