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Math calculations for pharmacy technicians : a worktext / Elaine Beale.

Beale, Elaine, 1959- (author.). Fulcher, Robert M. Math calculations for pharmacy technicians. Preceded by (work) (Added Author).
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Location: IAHS STACKS RS57 .F85 2019
Barcode: 30731101227290
Status: Available

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780323430883
  • ISBN: 0323430880
  • Physical Description: xviii, 565 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
  • Edition: Third edition.
  • Publisher: St. Louis, Missouri : Elsevier, [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Preceded by Math calculations for pharmacy technicians / Robert M. Fulcher, Eugenia M. Fulcher. 2nd ed. c2013.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Assessment of mathematical calculation skills for pharmacy technicians -- Review of basic mathematical skills -- Conversion of clinical measurements of numbers, time and temperature -- Measurement systems, units, and equivalencies -- Conversions within measurement systems -- Conversions between measurement systems -- Interpretation of medication labels and orders -- Calculation of oral solid doses -- Calculation of oral liquid doses -- Calculation of parenteral doses -- Unit calculations with anticoagulants and insulin -- Interpreting physician's orders for dosages and days' supply -- Calculation of medications for special populations -- Calculations with ratio and percentage strengths -- Calculations for simple dilutions, mixtures, and compounding -- Calculation of medications used intravenously -- Business math for pharmacy technicians.
Subject: Pharmaceutical Preparations > administration & dosage.
Pharmacy Technicians.
Genre: Problems and Exercises.
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