xvi, 290 pages ; 28 cm.
Arithmetic review -- Systems of measurement and common equivalents -- Solving problems using dimensional analysis -- One-factor medication problems -- Two-factor medication problems -- Three-factor medication problems -- Practice problems -- Case studies -- Comprehensive post-tests.
"Many people experience stumbling blocks calculating math problems because of a lack of mathematical ability or associated "math anxiety." Even people with strong math skills often set up medication problems incorrectly, putting the patient at an increased risk for incorrect dosages and the ensuing consequences. However, dosage calculation need not be difficult if you use a problem-solving method that is easy to understand and to implement"--Provided by publisher.