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Requiring no prior knowledge of mathematics or health care, MATH FOR HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS, 2E is a comprehensive, foundational resource that is equally effective in the classroom or for self-study. It emphasizes the fundamentals of mathematics while giving you plenty of experience applying that to real-world practice. Actual health professionals also share how they use math in their careers. Exercises using drug dosages, intake and output, weights and measures, temperatures, IV drip rates, , illustrations of syringes, prescriptions, medication labels, IV bags, and I and O charts give you hands-on practice with real-life health care skills requiring mathematics. A student workbook and MindTap (R) digital learning solution are also available. The Second Edition includes all-new chapters devoted to pre-algebra and geometry as well as statistics. It also offers new coverage of body mass index, 24-hour time, calculating the volume of containers of various shapes, and more.


Contents:

Unit 1: INTRODUCTION.
1. Math as a Health care Function.
Unit 2: BASIC PRINCIPLES.
2. Numerical Systems.
3. Measurement Systems.
4. Whole Number Review.
5. Decimals.
6. Fractions.
7. Ratio and Proportions.
8. Percentages.
9. Conversions.
10. Essentials of Pre-Algebra and Geometry.
Unit 3: APPLICATIONS.
11. Medication Dosage Calculations.
12. Weights, Measures and Time.
13. Measuring Intake and Output.
14. Application of Statistical Principles in Health care.
Unit 4: ADDITIONAL LEARNING RESOURCES.
Appendix A: Resources.
Appendix B: Abbreviations.
Appendix C: Equivalents.
Appendix D: Glossary.
Appendix E: Final Summative Evaluation.
Answers to Selected Questions.
Index.


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ISBN-13: 9781473745469
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning Custom Publishing
Publication date: December, 2015
Pages: None

Subcategories: Midwifery