## 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 definitionswith helpful advice on handling real-life situations in the pharmacy.*Tech Notes*to warn against common pharmacy and medication errors that could impact patient safety.*Tech Alerts*at the end of each chapter to summarize key equations and formulas.*Review of Rules*

**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