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Practical problems in mathematics for health science careers

Author: Louise Simmers; Karen Simmers-Nartker; Sharon Simmers-Kobelak
Publisher: Clifton Park, NY : Delmar, Cengage Learning, ©2013.
Series: Delmar's practical problems in mathematics series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Familiarizes students in Allied Health programs with essential math processes using real-life examples and instruction. This title features basic applications with whole numbers, fractions, and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Problems and Exercises
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Louise Simmers; Karen Simmers-Nartker; Sharon Simmers-Kobelak
ISBN: 9781111540388 1111540381
OCLC Number: 753629643
Notes: Revised edition of: Practical problems in mathematics for health occupations / Louise Simmers.
Description: xii, 484 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Section 1. Whole numbers : Addition of whole numbers ; Subtraction of whole numbers ; Multiplication of whole numbers ; Division of whole numbers ; Combined operations with whole numbers --
Section 2. Common fractions : Addition of common fractions ; Subtraction of common fractions ; Multiplication of common fractions ; Division of common fractions ; Combined operations with common fractions --
Section 3. Decimal fractions : Addition of decimal fractions ; Subtraction of decimal fractions ; Multiplication of decimal fractions ; Division of decimal fractions ; Decimal and common fraction equivalents ; Combined operations with decimal fractions --
Section 4. Percent, interest, and averages : Percent and percentage ; Interest and discounts ; Averages and estimates --
Section 5. Ratio and proportion : Ratio ; Proportion --
Section 6. Metric and other measurements : Linear measurement ; Mass or weight measurement ; Volume or liquid measurement ; Celsius and Fahrenheit ; Roman numerals ; Apothecaries' system --
Section 7. Measurement instruments : Rulers or tape measures ; Scales ; Thermometers ; Sphygmomanometer gauges ; Syringes ; Urinometer ; Microhematocrit centrifuge --
Section 8. Graphs and charts : Temperature, pulse, and respiration (TPR) graphics ; Intake and output charts ; Height/weight measurement graphs --
Section 9. Accounting and business : Numerical filing ; Appointment schedules ; Calculating cash transactions ; Maintaining accounts ; Checks, deposit slips, and receipts ; Paycheck calculation --
Section 10. Math for medications : Calculating oral dosage ; Calculating parenteral dosage ; Calculating dosage by weight ; Calculating pediatric dosage ; Calculating intravenous flow rates ; Preparing and diluting solutions --
Section 11. Introduction to health science careers : Careers in health care ; Common medical abbreviations.
Series Title: Delmar's practical problems in mathematics series.
Responsibility: Louise Simmers, Karen Simmers-Nartker, Sharon Simmers-Kobelak.
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1. Whole Numbers. 2. Common Fractions. 3. Decimal Fractions. 4. Percent, Interest, and Averages. 5. Ratio and Proportion. 6. Metric and Other Measurements. 7. Measurement Instruments. 8. Graphs and Read more...

 
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