Anatomy, Physiology and Disease + Nursing Student's Maths & Medications Survival Guide (4e) : 9781488657955

Anatomy, Physiology and Disease + Nursing Student's Maths & Medications Survival Guide (4e)

Emergent / Reid-Searl
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Pearson Australia
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This pack contains 1 copy of Nursing Student's Maths & Medications Survival Guide and 1 copy of Anatomy, Physiology and Disease.

Nursing Student's Maths & Medications Survival Guide

This unrivalled, quick-reference guide supports students in the calculation of drug dosage. As a support text, Reid-Searl’s Student's Maths & Medications Survival Guide assists students in the safe administration of medications in clinical settings.

The text can be used individually across students’ education and into early practice, or as a tool to complement a comprehensive text such as Bullock, Fundamentals of Pharmacology, Nursing Student’s Maths & Medications Survival Guide.

Anatomy, Physiology, & Disease presents anatomy and physiology in the context of a journey to keep students engaged and interested. Features include an exciting chapter on biochemistry that helps students understand the relationship between chemistry and living organisms.

Updated, full-colour illustrations and photos provide real-world examples for learners. Incorporating the latest research and clinical information, updated features include Amazing Body Facts, Clinical Application, and Pharmacology Corners. Hands-on activities at the end of each chapter reinforce what students are learning while supporting curriculum standards.

Table of contents
Nursing Student's Maths & Medications Survival Guide
  • Maths revisited
  • Mathematical symbols
  • Order of operations
  • Number fact grids
  • Time
  • Hindu Arabic and Roman numerals
  • Medication safety
  • Factor, decimal and percentage conversions
  • Numbered figures/tables
  • The base system
  • The decimal point
  • Measuring a fluid base chart
  • Revisiting basic algorithms
  • Working with fractions
  • Percentages
  • Rounding
  • The Metric System
  • Intravenous fluid requirements
  • Rule of nines
  • Calculating dosage using a formula
  • Calculating oral medications
  • Calculating parenteral medications
  • Categories of drugs - schedules
  • What must be on a medication chart
  • What is in a medication order
  • What makes a medication order valid
  • What is on a medication label
  • Steps the Registered Nurse must take for telephone orders of prescription drugs
  • Frequency and times of medication administration
  • Commonly used and understood abbreviations
  • Other abbreviations
  • Intravenous fluids - what is on a fluid order
  • Abbreviations for intravenous fluids
  • Intravenous fluids - drip rates for giving
Anatomy, Physiology and Disease
  • Chapter 1 Anatomy, Physiology and Disease: Learning the Language
  • Chapter 2 The Human Body: Reading the Map
  • Chapter 3 Biochemistry: The Basic Ingredients of Life
  • Chapter 4 The Cells: The Raw Materials and Building Blocks
  • Chapter 5 Tissues and Systems: The Inside Story
  • Chapter 6 The Skeletal System: The Framework
  • Chapter 7 The Muscular System: Movement for the Journey
  • Chapter 8 The Integumentary System: The Protective Covering
  • Chapter 9 The Nervous System: The Body’s Control Center
  • Chapter 10 The Endocrine System: The Body’s Other Control Center
  • Chapter 11 The Senses: The Sights and Sounds
  • Chapter 12 The Cardiovascular System: Transport and Supply
  • Chapter 13 The Respiratory System: It’s a Gas
  • Chapter 14 The Lymphatic and Immune Systems: Your Defense Systems
  • Chapter 15 The Gastrointestinal System: Fuel for the Trip
  • Chapter 16 The Urinary System: Filtration and Fluid Balance
  • Chapter 17 The Reproductive System: Replacement and Repair
  • Chapter 18 Basic Diagnostic Tests: What Do the Tests Tell Us?
  • Chapter 19 Anatomy and Physiology and the Scientific Method
  • Chapter 20 The Journey’s End: Now What?
  • Chapter 21 Health Care: Careers and Career Planning
  • Appendix A: Medical Terminology , Word Parts, and Singular and Plural Endings
  • Appendix B: Clinical Abbreviations and “Do Not Use” List
  • Appendix C: Infectious Diseases and Their Pathogens
  • Appendix D: Laboratory Reference Values
  • Appendix E: Multisystem Effects of Various Diseases and Conditions
  • Appendix F: Vitamins and Minerals: Sources, Function, and Effects of Deficiency and Toxicity
  • Appendix G: Standard and Transmission-Based Precautions
  • Glossary
Features & benefits
Nursing Student's Maths & Medications Survival Guide
  • Used as a quick-reference guide, this text gives students the additional support needed to better apply drug dosage calculations in clinical settings.
  • The text has been designed as a reference tool, meant to assist and support teachings across a range of undergraduate levels and into early practice.
  • A practical understanding of basic mathematical principles is critical for nurses as the correct and safe administration of medication depends upon a nurse’s ability to both calculate doses and measure medications correctly.
  • User-friendly layout and formulas make it easy to locate relevant information and calculate safe dosage.
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