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.
, Nicola Green
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3rd Revised edition
03 October 2016
Professional and scholarly
1. Calculations Involving Fractions 2. Decimals and Percentages 3. Scientific Notation 4. Ratio and Proportion 5. Dimensional Analysis 6. Clinical Applications of Basic Principles 7. Measurement Systems 8. Oral Medication 9. Parenteral Medication 10. Clinical Problems Using Dosage Calculations 11. Solutions 12. Clinical Problems Using Solutions 13. Intravenous Fluids 14. Constant Rate Infusions 15. Dilutions 16. Clinical Problems Using Dilutions 17. Anaesthesia, Radiology and Nutrition Applications 18. Statistics and Quality Control
Reviews for Essential Calculations for Veterinary Nurses and Technicians
suitable for all levels of ability, especially student nurses. I would recommend every veterinary practice to have a copy in its library.