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Paramedic: Calculations for Medication Administration

$139.95

This textbook teaches the basic principles of mathematics and applies these principles to cases that paramedics face on the job. Chapters cover math rules and principles; fractions, decimals, and percentages; ratios, proportions, and conversion factors; and rate-dependent and weight-based calculations.

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“I love math!” “I hate math!” Whether you’re a math aficionado or someone who cringes at calculations, Paramedic: Calculations for Medication Administration will make you a master of paramedic math.

Paramedic: Calculations for Medication Administration teaches the basic principles of mathematics and applies these principles to cases that paramedics face on the job. Chapters cover math rules and principles; fractions, decimals, and percentages; ratios, proportions, and conversion factors; and rate-dependent and weight-based calculations.

Practice problems are scattered throughout the chapters; students practice as they go. Every chapter highlights how paramedics can make use of the math knowledge that they already have in order to solve more complicated problems. Chapters begin with the simple and obvious, and progress to the level used in the field.

Practice makes perfect—this text has over 700 practice problems! In addition to the in-chapter practice, chapters conclude with more problems. Complete answers to every problem, including explanations, are provided in the answer key. Every step is included, making it easy to follow how an answer was reached.

 

Part of the AAOS Paramedic Series; covers all the DOT objectives related to calculations for medication administration and can be used in prerequisite or co-requisite paramedic math courses.

  • Table of Contents

    Chapter 1 The Language of Math: Fractions, Percentages, and Decimals
    Chapter 2 Back to the Basics: Adding, Subtracting, Multiplying, and Dividing
    Chapter 3 Using the Number 1 With Fractions
    Chapter 4 Fun With Fractions
    Chapter 5 Ratios and Proportions: Finding the Missing Piece
    Chapter 6 Rate-Dependent Calculations
    Chapter 7 Weight-Based Calculations
    Chapter 8 Practice Problems

    Appendix A: Conversion Factors, Abbreviations, and Useful Formulas
    Appendix B: Collected Hints and Notes
    Appendix C: Answer Key

    Glossary
    Index

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions 8.4 × 0.6 × 10.7 in