## Nursing Math Simplified, "Math Magic" Overview

Nursing Math Simplified was written for the nursing student or professional who needs more practice calculating the correct dosage of medication and intravenous flow rates. The helpful hints and positive reinforcements found throughout the book enhance learning. To familiarize students with the clinical setting, exercises include doctors' orders and authentic medication labels. Answers to all exercises are in the back and examples are included in every chapter.

## Contents

### Preface and Introduction

### Equivalents Used in this Book

### Terms Used in Nursing Math

### Chapter One

- How to Calculate Medication Dosage
- Calculating Dosage in Like and Unlike Units of
- Measure Using Math Magic (Dimensional Analysis)
*Practice Problems*

- Calculating Dosage of Like Units of Measure
- Calculating Dosage of Unlike Units of Measure
- Calculating Dosage in Units, Milliequivalents (mEq) and per Kilogram of Body Weight
*Practice Problems*- Calculating Dosage in Units
- Calculating Dosage in Milliequivalents (mEq)
- Calculating Dosage per Kilogram of Body Weight
- Reconstituting Powdered Medication
*Practice Problems*

- Reconstituting Powdered Medication
- Calculating Dosage Per Hour
*Practice Problems*- Calculating Dosage per Hour

### Chapter Two

- How to Calculate Intravenous Fluids
- Calculating mL per Hour an I.V. will Infuse
- Calculating Drops per Minute I.V. Flow Rate
- Calculating I.V. Total Infusion Time
*Practice Problems*

- Calculating mL per Hour an I.V. will Infuse
- Calculating Drops per Minute I.V. Flow Rate
- Calculating I.V. Total Infusion Time

### Chapter Three

- How to Multiply and Divide Fractions
- and Decimals — A Quick Review
*Practice Problems*

- Multiplying and Dividing Fractions and Decimals

### Chapter Four

- Let’s Review

### Chapter Five

- Pulling it all Together
- Simulated Patient Situation
- Additional Practice Problems

### Chapter Six

- Sprinkle the Magic
- Answers to all Math Problems

### Authors:

Susan Garner Moore, R.N., B.S.Ed.

### Text Details

2002, softcover, 94 pages

### ISBN

0-943202-77-9

### Price

$18.50