The fun, fast, and easy way to learn basic math skills and how to accurately calculate dosages Calculating the correct dose to administer to the patient can be very challenging - unless you follow the proven approach taught in Dosage Calculations and Basic Math for Nurses Demystified . Topics are presented in the in the order in which many nurses and nursing students need to learn them - starting with the basics and then gradually moving on the techniques used in our nation's leading medical facilities. The 2nd Edition also includes 4 new chapters covering basic math skills essential for daily nursing practice, including equations, percentages, proportions, decimals, and fractions. Written by a graduate nurse and top instructor, Dosage Calculations and Basic Math for Nurses Demystified consists of chapters that follow a time-tested formula that first explains techniques in an easy-to-understand style and then shows you how you can use it in a real-world healthcare environment. Hundreds of examples help you absorb the material, and NCLEX(R)-style practice questions reinforce learning. This self-teaching guide offers: Learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter Tips for avoiding common errors when using MAR charting systems Details on IV therapy Coverage of how to calculate a pediatric, Heparin, and Dopamine dose Three final exams Measurements in SI units Details on tube feeding Overview of basic math skills needed by nurses for daily practice Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advance student, Dosage Calculations and Basic Math for Nurses Demystified is your key to learning these essential nursing skills.