Math Calculations for Pharmacy Technicians: A Worktext, 3e-Original PDF

Math Calculations for Pharmacy Technicians: A Worktext, 3e-Original PDF


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By Elaine Beale RPh(Author)

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Learn to calculate drug dosages safely and accurately! Math Calculations for Pharmacy Technicians, 3rd Edition helps you master the competencies required by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP). Designed specifically for Pharmacy Technicians, this practical worktext simplifies key calculation concepts and lets you work through hundreds of practice problems. Coverage includes a review of basic math skills, conversions between measurement systems, interpreting drug labels and physicians’ orders, and calculating medication dosages based on a patient’s age or body weight. The worktext format distills complex content into easy-to-understand concepts and calculations. Math Calculations for Pharmacy Technicians helps you develop the competencies you’ll need for a successful career as a Pharmacy Technician.

  • Hundreds of practice problems throughout covering calculations, conversions, and measurements.
  • Step-by-step examples to break down complex equations and formulas into simple building blocks.
  • UNIQUE! Body system icons next to medication names to help students associate different drugs with their respective disorders and body systems.
  • Chapter pretests and posttests to help students assess comprehension and areas of strength and improvement.
  • Key terms with definitions and in-text highlights, accompanied by a handy back-of-book glossary for reference.
  • Tech Notes with helpful advice on handling real-life situations in the pharmacy.
  • Tech Alerts to warn against common pharmacy and medication errors that could impact patient safety.
  • Review of Rules at the end of each chapter to summarize key equations and formulas.
  • NEW! Enhanced coverage of chemotherapy and TPN (total parenteral nutrition) calculations.
  • NEW! Appendix with additional exercises in a comprehensive review.
  • NEW! Drug labels for realistic examples and problems.

Product Details

  • Paperback: 584 pages
  • Publisher: Saunders; 3 edition (February 13, 2018)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0323430880
  • ISBN-13: 978-0323430883
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