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Genre/Form: | Problems and Exercises |
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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. |

### Abstract:

With examples, practice problems, and learning tools, this title provides a math review suitable for health professionals. With illustrated example problems, this worktext helps you learn and understand fundamental math principles and understand how they apply to patient care.
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