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Saunders math skills for health professionals

Author: Rebecca Wallace Hickey
Publisher: St. Louis, Mo. : Saunders/Elsevier, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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From the Publisher: Plenty of examples, practice problems, and learning tools provide the perfect math review for health professionals! With just the right level of content and highly illustrated example problems, this user-friendly work text helps you learn and understand fundamental math principles and understand how they apply to patient care. Unique! Full-color format highlights key information on setting up  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Problems and Exercises
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca Wallace Hickey
ISBN: 9781416047551 1416047557
OCLC Number: 255898435
Notes: Includes index.
Target Audience: 012-up.
Description: xii, 308 pages ; 28 cm
Contents: 1: Basic Math Review --
Review of basic mathematical operations --
Positive and negative numbers --
Exponents --
Parentheses --
Order of operations --
Factoring --
Conclusion --
2: Roman Numerals And Military Time --
Review of Roman numerals --
Military time --
Rounding numbers --
Use of a calculator --
Conclusion --
3: Fractions --
Understanding fractions --
Addition and subtraction of fractions --
Multiplication and division of fractions --
Conclusion --
4: Word Problems, Percentages, And Decimals --
Understanding word problems --
How to solve a word problem --
Decimals --
Percentages --
Conversion between fractions, percentages, and decimals --
Conclusion --
5: Ratios And Proportions --
Ratio --
Proportion --
Conclusion --
6: General Accounting --
Insurance --
Cash drawer, day sheets, ledger cards, and petty cash --
Computing wages --
Ordering supplies --
Conclusion --
7: Metric System --
Prefixes and base units (word roots) --
Conversion of measurements in the metric system --
Conclusion --
8: US Customary Units And The Apothecary System --
Apothecary system --
US customary system (household measurements) and avoirdupois system --
Conclusion --
9: Application Of Measurement And Dose Conversion --
Common abbreviations used in the health care field --
Interpretation of physician's orders --
Conversion between metric, apothecary, and US customary (household measurements) systems --
Conversion between Fahrenheit and Celsius temperatures --
Conclusion --
10: Power Of 10 --
Power of 10 --
Multiplication and division by the power of 10 --
Significant figures --
Standard scientific notation --
Computations with calculators --
Conclusion --
11: Introduction To Statistics --
Average and mean --
Median --
Mode --
Obtaining samples --
Probability --
Basic statistics --
Conclusion --
12: Graphs: Tool Of Organization --
Graphs --
Measurement graphs --
Circle and bar graphs --
Conclusion --
Glossary --
Index.
Other Titles: Math skills for health professionals
Responsibility: Rebecca Wallace Hickey.

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