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Numeracy and Clinical Calculations for Nurses

Numeracy and Clinical Calculations for Nurses

  • Author: Neil Davison
  • Publisher: Lantern Publications
  • ISBN: 9781908625243
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 176
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Numeracy and Clinical Calculations for Nurses is a user-friendly introduction for student nurses which guides the reader from the basics through to the core calculations required in a healthcare setting.

Numeracy, Clinical Calculations and Basic Statistics

Numeracy, Clinical Calculations and Basic Statistics

A Textbook for Health Care Students

  • Author: Neil Davison
  • Publisher: Reflect PressLtd
  • ISBN: 9781906052072
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 104
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This valuable textbook will help nurses and other health care students achieve confidence and proficiency in performing a variety of calculations, both in the clinical environment and in written tests. It discusses the increasing demands placed upon the numeracy skills of nurses and considers potential sources of calculation errors. The basics of the decimal system and the four methods of performing calculations are reviewed. Formulae for calculating drug dosages are explored and the use of numeracy in other areas of clinical practice is examined. The book contains a considerable number of 'self-tests' to provide students with feedback on their learning and answers to these activities are provided at the back of the book. All basic calculations will be presented in a health care context with real-world examples from a wide range of practice settings including nursing, midwifery, child health, etc. Numeracy, Clinical Calculations and Basic Statistics is designed specifically for undergraduate pre-registration nursing and midwifery students. It is also suitable for students on Foundation Degree courses, Access courses, Return to Practice programmes and NVQ courses.

Nursing Numeracy

Nursing Numeracy

A New Approach

  • Author: Carol Chapelhow,Sandra Crouch
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780748796816
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 200
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This slim text is a helpful guide to the basic mathematical concepts you will need to understand throughout your nursing career. Taking examples from life first, it will give you confidence in your existing skills and then build on them by applying them to clinical practice. The authors provide a brief overview of SI units and calculations so that you can identify which skills need reinforcement.

Drug Calculations for Nurses

Drug Calculations for Nurses

Context for Practice

  • Author: Kerri Wright
  • Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
  • ISBN: 0230344534
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 272
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This innovative text uses a 'common sense' approach to introduce students to real-life medication problems. Featuring a range of exercises and assessments and supported by an interactive companion website, this is the perfect handbook for anyone seeking to improve their numeracy skills for medication administration.

Numeracy in Nursing and Healthcare

Numeracy in Nursing and Healthcare

Calculations and Practice

  • Author: Pearl Shihab
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1317562941
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 272
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Do you find maths challenging? Do you struggle with drug calculations or clinical applications of numeracy? If you need to brush up your maths skills, Numeracy in Nursing and Healthcare is the perfect textbook to help you through your nursing programme. The text starts out with basic adding and subtracting and works up to more advanced principles like SI units, drug administration, common clinical measurements and how to understand statistics in research articles. By illustrating how maths is relevant to clinical practice, Numeracy in Nursing and Healthcare is a great tool to help you increase your confidence and excel in your studies and career. Key features: Step-by-step examples make understanding concepts easy Look Out sections highlight common mistakes Time to Try and What Did You Learn? questions help you apply what you have learned Key Point boxes provide helpful hints for good problem-solving technique Web links direct you to further reading and examples.

Calculation Skills for Nurses

Calculation Skills for Nurses

  • Author: Claire Boyd
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 111844891X
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 208
  • View: 5684
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Providing nursing students with words of wisdom and advice from real-life student nurses, Calculation Skills for Nurses enables you to calculate drug dosages with ease, boosting your confidence and competence in this core area of nursing practice. The book takes away the fear of calculations, making it approachable, easy and fun, and ties in with the NMC standards for pre-registration education and the Essential Skills Clusters. It is filled with examples and questions based on real life nursing and healthcare situations and includes key information displayed on the inside back cover for quick look-up on clinical placements.

Essential Calculation Skills for Nurses, Midwives and Healthcare Practitioners

Essential Calculation Skills for Nurses, Midwives and Healthcare Practitioners

  • Author: Meriel Hutton
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
  • ISBN: 0335237592
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 151
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"This book is suitable for those preparing for entry to healthcare programmes as well as those undertaking pre-registration programmes, post-registration courses and those just needing to make a ‘quick check’ whilst in practice. Clear step-by-step explanations are given to each of the exercises, demonstrating a variety of strategies to arrive at the same answer. Each chapter gives clear examples as to when the calculation would be used which helps the reader to link theory and practice." Nicci Whiteing, Lecturer in Adult Nursing, School of Community & Health Sciences, City University, London "Designed for use by students of all branches of nursing and midwifery, this book covers the calculations they need to know with remarkable clarity. Written to engage with students' learning in both theory and practice, it is ideal for all those entering the nursing or midwifery register." Philip Scullion, Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Care, Coventry University "There are easy to understand worked examples in each section along with practice exercises. All of the practice questions have been put in the context of real life situation which makes them easier to understand. I would recommend this book to anyone undertaking a pre registration nursing or midwifery course, I found it extremely useful in helping me to prepare for my recent drug calculations exam." Nina Griffiths, Nursing Student, Swansea University Worried about your calculation skills? Looking for some help to make sure you are up to scratch? 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: Suitable for a wide variety of healthcare practitioners, including all nurses and midwives Full of authentic worked examples Features core clinical charts, prescription models, labels and diagrams Types of calculation covered include: Decimals Fractions Percentages and ratios Ratios and proportion The book shows you how to calculate doses correctly for tablets, capsules, fluids and injections. Meriel Hutton encourages you to find a method which suits you personally – with the emphasis always on patient safety. The increasing complexity of problems throughout the book builds as you progress, helping you calculate with confidence!

Children and Young People's Nursing at a Glance

Children and Young People's Nursing at a Glance

  • Author: Alan Glasper,Jane Coad,Jim Richardson
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118516281
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 304
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Children and Young People’s Nursing at a Glance, is the perfect companion for study and revision for pre-registration children’s nursing students from the publishers of the market-leading at a Glance series. Divided into seven sections it explores assessment and screening, working with families, the newborn infant, the developing child, child health policy, nursing the sick child and young person and chronic and life-limiting conditions. This comprehensive book is an invaluable resource for pre-registration nursing students as well as newly qualified nurses wanting to consolidate and expand their knowledge of children and young people’s nursing. Breaks down complex aspects of child health care in an accessible and un-intimidating way The perfect revision and consolidation textbook Linked closely with the NMC standards for pre-registration nursing education, and the essential skills clusters framework Highly visual colour presentation, with approximately 130 illustrations Includes boxes, summary boxes, key points and recommendations for practice to improve the learning experience Supported by a companion website featuring over 500 interactive multiple choice questions (www.ataglanceseries.com/nursing/children) Available in a range of digital formats - perfect for 'on the go' study and revision