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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.

Exam Prep for: Numeracy and Clinical Calculations for Nurses

Exam Prep for: Numeracy and Clinical Calculations for Nurses

  • Author: David Mason
  • Publisher: Rico Publications
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 800
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5,600 Exam Prep questions and answers. Ebooks, Textbooks, Courses, Books Simplified as questions and answers by Rico Publications. Very effective study tools especially when you only have a limited amount of time. They work with your textbook or without a textbook and can help you to review and learn essential terms, people, places, events, and key concepts.

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.

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.

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.

Medicines Management for Nurses at a Glance

Medicines Management for Nurses at a Glance

  • Author: Simon Young,Ben Pitcher
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118840712
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 120
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Medicines Management for Nurses at a Glance is the perfect companion for study and revision for pre-registration nursing and healthcare students. Combining superb full colour illustrations with accessible and informative text, it provides an easy-to-read and supportive guide to the key pharmacological knowledge nursing students and registered nurses need to know. Divided into three sections, the first introduces key topics within clinical pharmacology and medicines management including, numeracy, pharmacokinetics, routes of administration, and pharmacodynamics. The second and final sections cover the management of medicines for common medical conditions, drug interactions, side effects, and safe and effective prescribing. Written specifically for nurses, it covers the fundamentals of pharmacology as they apply to nursing practice. Breaks down complex concepts in an accessible way, providing helpful overviews of all key pharmacological topics. Includes practical issues relating to practice, and is written to support the Essential Skills Cluster of the NMC, and the content of the BNF. Includes content relevant to each of the four fields of nursing, and covers drugs for specific groups such as children, pregnant and breastfeeding women, and the elderly. A companion website is available at www.ataglanceseries.com/nursing/medicinesmanagement featuring interactive multiple choice questions.

Calculation Skills for Nurses

Calculation Skills for Nurses

  • Author: Claire Boyd
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 111844891X
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 208
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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.

Nurses! Test Yourself in Essential Calculation Skills

Nurses! Test Yourself in Essential Calculation Skills

  • Author: Katherine M. A. Rogers
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
  • ISBN: 0335243606
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 156
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This 'must buy' book is designed to build student nurses maths and calculation skills - a core skill that is required at every stage of the course.

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!

Pharmacology and Medicines Management for Nurses E-Book

Pharmacology and Medicines Management for Nurses E-Book

  • Author: George Downie,Jean Mackenzie,Arthur Williams,Caroline Milne
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0702033332
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 576
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This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. An understanding of medicines and their effects on patients remains a crucial area of nursing knowledge. This book provides a thorough foundation upon which nurses can build their clinical experience to achieve competence. It not only provides information on the actions of drugs on the body but also gives clear guidance on the practical aspects of medicines management in both hospital and community. Organisation of the text broadly follows the British National Formulary for ease of use. Management of medicines linked to their therapeutic use Medicine administration linked with relevant care of patients where possible Basic principles of clinical pharmacology underpin the therapeutic chapters A chapter on the role of patients and carers is included All content revised in the light of changes in drug therapy, clinical practice and medicines management including nurse prescribing Key objectives for each chapter Self-assessment exercises with answers More detail relating to palliative care; nurse prescribing A new section on Intensive Therapy Totally redesigned in two colours with improved design and page layout, and better illustrations