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Basic mathematics for the health-related professions

Author: Lorraine J Doucette
Publisher: Philadelphia : W.B. Saunders, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explains how to perform the mathematics needed by health-care professionals including drug dosage, laboratory, and quality assurance calculations. Each chapter of this book features introductory  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lorraine J Doucette
ISBN: 0721679382 9780721679389
OCLC Number: 42603271
Description: xix, 332 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Sect. 1. Fundamentals of Mathematical Calculations --
Practice Tests --
Ch. 1. Basic Arithmetic, Rounding Numbers --
Ch. 2. Significant Figures and Scientific Notation --
Ch. 3. Fractions, Percentages, Ratio, and Proportion --
Ch. 4. Systems of Measurement --
Ch. 5. Dilutions and Titers --
Ch. 6. Calculations Associated with Solutions --
Sect. 2. Calculations Associated with Drug Dosages --
Ch. 7. Interpreting Medical Orders --
Ch. 8. Medication Preparation and Routes of Administration --
Sect. 3. Laboratory Calculations --
Ch. 9. Clinical Chemistry Laboratory --
Ch. 10. Urinalysis Laboratory --
Ch. 11. Hematology and Immunohematology Laboratories --
Ch. 12. Microbiology Laboratory --
Ch. 13. Quality Assurance in the Clinical Laboratory: Basic Statistical Concepts --
Ch. 14. Quality Assurance and Quality Control in the Clinical Laboratory --
Ch. 15. Instrument and Method Assessment. App. A. Preparing a 0.5 McFarland Standard Suspension --
App. B. Student t Table --
App. C. F Probability Table --
App. D. CLIA '88 Criteria for Acceptable Performance.
Responsibility: Lorraine J. Doucette.

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