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Nursing numeracy : a new approach

Author: Carol Chapelhow; Sandra Crouch
Publisher: Cheltenham : Nelson Thornes, 2007.
Series: Foundations in nursing and health care.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"This text shows how numeracy skills are important in a wide variety of clinical nursing situations. It encourages the reader to think about how to use these skills in nursing contexts such as fluid balance monitoring, IV drip rate calculations, budgeting, manpower planning, as well as medicine calculations."--BOOK JACKET.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carol Chapelhow; Sandra Crouch
ISBN: 9780748796816 0748796819
OCLC Number: 123913999
Description: viii, 200 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. Nursing numeracy : the changing course of nursing --
Ch. 2. It must be me! : recognising and dealing with some of the common factors that can affect numeracy performance --
Ch. 3. From problem to solution, identifying the process and introducing some tools --
Ch. 4. Understanding and using numbers --
Ch. 5. An introduction to SI units in health care --
Ch. 6. Applying theory to practice : explaining and unpacking our approach to nursing numeracy --
Ch. 7. Exploring the nursing numeracy skills embedded in caring for a patient in the community : Mr Aurek Dabrowski --
Ch. 8. Exploring the nursing skills embedded in caring for a patient with a long-term condition : Mr Mark Reynolds --
Ch. 9. Exploring the nursing numeracy skills embedded in caring for a patient in an acute care setting : Mrs Gina Lloyd --
Ch. 10. Exploring the nursing numeracy skills embedded in caring for a patient in a critical care context : Mr Colin Morris --
App. A. Rapid Recap --
answers --
App. B. Refreshers --
App. C. Refresher answers --
App. D. Other answers --
App. E. Count board blood loss answers --
App. F. Fluid balance chart answers --
App. G. Using calculators.
Series Title: Foundations in nursing and health care.
Responsibility: by Carol Chapelhow and Sandra Crouch.
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This slim text is a helpful guide to the basic mathematical concepts you will need to understand throughout your nursing career. Taking examples from life first, it will give you confidence in your  Read more...

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