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Pharmaceutical Calculations

Pharmaceutical Calculations

by Sean Parsons


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This textbook has been developed specifically for pharmacy technicians, but it also provides a good overview of health care mathematics for any health professional. This book teaches the following concepts: basic math review, 24-hour time, exponents, temperature conversion, units of measurement, understanding prescriptions, day's supply, extemporaneous compounding, billing compounds, pharmacy business math, parenteral dosage calculations, insulin, milliMoles, milliEquivalents, millicuries, and international units, powder volume calculations, percentage strength, ratio strength, parts, reducing & enlarging formulas, parts per million, calculations based on body weight, calculations based on body surface area, infusion rates & drip rates, dilutions & alligations, parenteral nutrition, and aliquots. This book also includes an answer key to check your work against. Learn more about this book at where you may even download a copy of this textbook for free.

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ISBN-13: 9780578063737
Publication date: 04/05/2013
Pages: 646
Product dimensions: 8.25(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.30(d)

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