Essential Calculations for Veterinary Nurses and Technicians, 2nd Edition

Essential Calculations for Veterinary Nurses and Technicians

2nd Edition

By Terry Lake, DVM, Instructor, Animal Health Technology, Faculty of Science, Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada; and Nicola Green, RVN, Lecturer in Veterinary Nursing and Internal Verifier, Northumbria School of Veterinary Nursing, Newcastle College, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK



1. Calculations Involving Fractions

2. Decimals and Percentages

3. Scientific Notation

4. Ratio and Proportion

5. Dimensional Analysis

6. Clinical Applications of Basic Principles

7. Measurement Systems

8. Oral Medication

9. Parenteral Medication

10. Clinical Problems Using Dosage Calculations

11. Solutions

12. Clinical Problems Using Solutions

13. Intravenous Fluids

14. Constant Rate Infusions

15. Dilutions

16. Clinical Problems Using Dilutions

17. Anaesthetic and Nutritional Calculations

18. Statistics and Quality Control