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By Julie Martyn , Mathew Carey, PhD, BSc, Dip-HE, PGCAP, fHEA, RCN, John D. Gatford and Nicole Phillips, DipAppSc(Nsg), BN GDipAdvNsg (Educ), MNS, PhD
208 pagesCopyright 2023$19.99, Evolve, Reference
This bestselling pocketbook makes calculating medicine easy. Now in its tenth edition, it has been revised as a practical guide to rapid and accurate drug calculations for all health professionals who prescribe, supply and administer medication.
Gatford’s Drugs Calculations supports the fundamental mathematical skills needed on the wards, then goes further to provide context and tips for application. With examples taken from everyday practice, readers will learn calculations for administering injections, tablets and mixtures, intravenous infusions, and safe dosages for children and the elderly.
Not only will this essential aid boost your healthcare numeracy and confidence, the skills you develop will ensure patient safety when calculating drugs for which you are responsible and accountable in future.
By Julie Martyn , Senior Lecturer in Nursing, Faculty of Science, Health, Education and Engineering, University of the Sunshine Coast Fraser Coast, Queensland, Australia
; Mathew Carey, PhD, BSc, Dip-HE, PGCAP, fHEA, RCN, Faculty of Health: Medicine, Dentistry and Human Sciences, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, United Kingdom; John D. Gatford, Mathematics Tutor, Melbourne, Australia and Nicole Phillips, DipAppSc(Nsg), BN GDipAdvNsg (Educ), MNS, PhD, Professor of Nursing and Head of School, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Health, Deakin University, Victoria, Australia