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Pharmacy Calculations for Technicians, Sixth Edition, with Course Navigator

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Pharmacy Calculations for Technicians - Sixth Edition - Text and eBook (1-year access) and COURSE NAVIGATOR (codes via ground delivery)
ISBN: 978-0-76387-722-4
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Pharmacy Calculations for Technicians - Sixth Edition - eBook (1-year access) and COURSE NAVIGATOR (codes via ground delivery)
ISBN: 978-0-76387-721-7
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Pharmacy Calculations for Technicians - Sixth Edition - eBook (1-year access) and COURSE NAVIGATOR (code via email)
ISBN: 978-0-76387-720-0
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Pages: 350 | Copyright: 2017

Author(s): Don A. Ballington and Skye A. McKennon

Overview

With Pharmacy Calculations for Technicians, students learn the essential mathematics concepts and skills pharmacy technicians use on the job. Clear, complete examples and practice problems guide students in learning the skills required for calculating and preparing drug doses in both community and institutional pharmacy settings. Students are guided step-by-step through calculation methods, including ratio and proportion, dimensional analysis, and alligation.


New to the sixth edition!

  • Integration with the Course Navigator learning management system enhances student learning with end-of-chapter exercises, student-practice, and instructor-controlled assessments.

Learn more about the Course Navigator!

Table of Contents

1. Understanding Subdivisions of Numbers, Number Systems, Estimating, and Accuracy
2. Using Ratios, Percents, and Proportions
3. Developing Literacy Skills
4. Applying Metric Measurements and Calculating Doses
5. Using Household Measure in Pharmacy Calculations
6. Preparing Injectable Medications
7. Preparing Intravenous Medications
8. Using Special Calculations in Compounding
9. Using Business Math in the Pharmacy
10. Understanding the Apothecary System
Appendix A. Answers to Problem Sets
Appendix B. Additional Practice with Fractions and Percents
Appendix C. Additional Practice with Compounding
Appendix D. Measures and Conversions