The fast and easy way to pass the Nursing Calculations test Is the maths behind the medicine making you maudlin over taking your Nursing Calculations test? You've come to the right place Written by a nurse with countless hours of experience--and who trains other nurses every day--this plain-English, no-nonsense guide to nursing calculations and IV therapy makes it easier to come to grips with the numbers and formulas you'll encounter on the day of the exam--and in the field. Many students and practising nurses struggle with mathematics. Luckily, this friendly guide is here to take the intimidation out of the subject, arming you with the knowledge and know-how you need to take the exam with confidence and to achieve the best score possible. From fractions, percentages, and proportions to pills, fluids, and prescriptions, Nursing Calculations & IV Therapy For Dummies UK edition offers detailed advice and instruction on everything you need to know to pass the exam with flying colours. Hundreds of practise questions help you learn and revise Clear explanations and lack of jargon make learning easy Observation charts and extra content are available for download upon purchase Combines nursing calculations and IV therapy to offer excellent value Whether you're a student revising for the Nursing Calculations test, a newly qualified nurse looking to brush up on your maths skills, or a member of a medical staff who's been asked to take on nursing duties, this friendly and accessible guide makes maths less menacing.
From the Back Cover Learn to: Put into practice the maths needed to succeed as a student nurse Calculate correct dosages and administer medication in tablet, injection and liquid form Understand the systems of measurements and units used Calculate dosages for children and the elderly The fast and easy way to pass the Nursing Calculations test Add accuracy to your maths, multiply your knowledge, and subtract hours from your study time with this comprehensive guide to nursing calculations and IV therapy. This plain-English, no-nonsense aid makes it easier to gauge the numbers and formulae you'll find on the exam -- and in the field. You can count on it -- get started with nursing calculations, take the fear out of fractions and decimals, and make sense of moles, millimoles and solution concentrates There's a formula for that -- understand the formulae used for pills and injections and find out how to monitor patients for adverse reactions to their medication Drips and drops -- discover everything you need to know about IV therapy, from administering IV fluids and blood components to reducing infections and avoiding errors Syringes and solutions -- test your knowledge with 101 practice questions--complete with answers so you can measure your understanding and pinpoint where you need more help Open the book and find: How to make calculations for IV therapy Step-by-step guidance on decimals and conversions The lowdown on working with drug doses Trusted guidance on keeping an eye on patients Ten things to remember when administering IV drugs The key formulae you can't be without Essentials to consider when administering medication