Follows current TJC and ISMP safety recommendations.
Answer key is new to this edition and provides immediate feedback for practice problems.
Features the latest drug information in practice problems and photographs.
Drug Calculations Student Companion, Version 4 will be available on Evolve. It offers practice and application with an interactive tutorial on various topic areas within drug calculations and features over an additional 600 practice problems.
All content, examples, problems, and scenarios are clinically based and completely up to date.
More than 500 full-color illustrations show drug labels, parenteral and oral syringes, medicine cups, pumps, IV equipment, and more that are used in current clinical practice.
Promotes learning with more than 1,200 practice problems and comprehensive math review problems.
Safety Alert, Clinical Alert, and Human Error Alert boxes are incorporated throughout to promote safe practice.
Clinical Connections begin each chapter and explain how that topic relates to clinical practice.
Examples for each new topic are presented in a unique, step-by-step format: the prescription, what you HAVE, what you KNOW, what you WANT, critical thinking, answer for best care, human error check boxes, and does your answer fit the general guideline? Practice problems follow each set of examples to reinforce your understanding.
By Denise Macklin, RNC, BSN, CRNI, President, Professional Learning Systems, Inc., Marietta, GA; Cynthia C. Chernecky, PhD, RN, CNS, AOCN, FAAN, Professor, Department of Physiological and Technological Nursing, School of Nursing, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA and Mother Helena Infortuna, MTS, BS, Saints Mary and Martha Orthodox Monastery, Wagener, SC
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