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Drug calculations & drug administration

Drug calculations & drug administration

Chernecky, Cynthia C; Macklin, Denise; Infortuna, Mother Helen

This study and review aid for students struggling with especially difficult subject area and offers a visual, straightforward approach that clearly explains topics such as drug calculations; oral, IM, topical, and IV drug administration; and special topics such as pediatric administration, advanced care, and technology. The 2nd edition features discussions on 30 new drugs, 25 new calculation problems on dimensional analysis, a new feature on Medication Safety Errors in outer margins, as well as updated NCLEX« examination-style questions

Paperback, Book. English.
2nd ed.
Published Edinburgh: Elsevier Saunders, 2005

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Edition statement: Cynthia C. Chernecky, Mother Helen Infortuna, Denise Macklin.
ISBN: 1416028773, 9781416028772
Note: Previous ed.: London: W. B. Saunders, 2001.
Physical Description: xv, 304 p. : ill.
Series: Saunders nursing survival guide
Subject: Drugs Problems, exercises, etc.; Nursing Mathematics Problems, exercises, etc.; Drugs Administration.; Nursing Mathematics.
Added Entry: Drug calculations and drug administration.


  1. Part I Calculations
  2. 1. Mathematics Review
  3. 2. Systems of Measurement
  4. 3. Temperature Conversion
  5. Part II Drug Administration
  6. 4. General Principles of Medication Administration
  7. 5. Measurement and Administration of Oral Medications
  8. 6. Intramuscular Drugs
  9. 7. Preparation and Administration of Powders
  10. 8. Administration of Subcutaneous and Intradermal Drugs
  11. 9. Measurement and Administration of Topical Medications
  12. 10. Eye, Ear, and Nose Medications
  13. 11. Administration of Rectal and Vaginal Medications
  14. Part III Intravenous Administration
  15. 12. Intravenous Therapy
  16. 13. Intravenous Additives
  17. Part IV Special Topics
  18. 14. Special Medications and Routes
  19. 15. Medications for Infants and Children
  20. 16. Advanced Care
  21. 17. Technology Associated with Drug Administration