Pharmaceutical calculations / Howard C. Ansel.
By: Ansel, Howard CMaterial type: TextLanguage: English Publisher: Philadelphia ; New Delhi : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins ; Wolters Kluwer, c2010Edition: 13th edDescription: xvi, 444 p. : ill. col. ; 27 cmISBN: 9781582558370; 158255837XSubject(s): Pharmaceutical arithmetic | Drug Dosage Calculations | Dosage Forms | Drug Compounding -- methods | Drug Prescriptions | Weights and MeasuresDDC classification: 615.1401513 LOC classification: RS57 | .S86 2010Online resources: Publisher description | Table of contents only | E-book Fulltext
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction Scope of Pharmaceutical Calculations 1 Fundamentals of Pharmaceutical Calculations 2 International System of Units 3 Pharmaceutical Measurement 4 Interpretation of Prescriptions and Medication Orders 5 Density, Specific Gravity, and Specific Volume 6 Percentage, Ratio Strength, and Other Expressions of Concentration 7 Calculation of Doses: General Considerations 8 Calculation of Doses: Patient Parameters 9 Some Calculations Involving "Units," "g/mg," and Other Measures of Potency 10 Selected Clinical Calculations 11 Isotonic and Buffer Solutions 12 Electrolyte Solutions: Milliequivalents, Millimoles, and Milliosmoles 13 Intravenous Infusions, Parenteral Admixtures, and Rate-of-Flow Calculations 14 Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition, Body Mass Index, and the Food Nutrition Label 15 Dilution, Concentration, and Alligation 16 Reducing and Enlarging Formulas 17 Selected Calculations in Contemporary Compounding 18 Selected Calculations Involving Veterinary Pharmaceuticals 19 Selected Calculations Associated with Plant Extractives 20 Calculation of Active Drug Moiety 21 Selected Calculations Involving Radiopharmaceuticals 22 Selected Bioavailability and Pharmacokinetic Calculations 23 Selected Pharmacoeconomic Calculations Appendix A Common Systems of Measurement and Intersystem Conversion Appendix B Graphical Methods Appendix C Basic Statistical <Concepts Appendix D Glossary of Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms and Drug Delivery Systems Index Atomic Weights Table of contents
Presents a stepwise approach in solving calculations problems. This title includes material in areas such as e-prescriptions, medication orders in nursing homes, hospice care, patient self-administration of analgesia, intravenous infusion rate calculations for the critical care patient, and patient conversions to alternative treatment plans.