Math Calculations for Pharmacy Technicians - E-Book

A Worktext

Author: Robert M. Fulcher,Eugenia M. Fulcher

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323292321

Category: Medical

Page: 688

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Written for pharmacy technicians, and addressing the competencies developed by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), Math Calculations for Pharmacy Technicians, 2nd Edition helps you learn to calculate drug dosages safely and accurately. A practical worktext format covers everything from basic math skills to reading and interpreting labels and physicians' orders, introducing key calculation and conversion concepts and then providing hundreds of problems so you can practice and master the material. Other vital topics include conversions between the various measurement systems, reconstituting liquid medications, and calculating medications based on a patient's age or body weight. Written by experienced pharmacist Robert Fulcher and educator Eugenia Fulcher, Math Calculations for Pharmacy Technicians helps you learn calculation skills and develop the competencies needed by pharmacy technicians. Learning objectives and definitions of key words begin each chapter. Pretests in each chapter allow readers to assess their current knowledge of specific topics. Step-by-step examples make it easy to learn and remember how to do equations and use formulas. Hundreds of practice problems provide practice with calculations, conversions, and measurements. Actual drug labels accompany examples and problems, for real-world experience with the information you will see in pharmacy practice. Business Math for Pharmacy Technicians chapter introduces the calculations needed in retail pharmacy settings. Body system icons appear next to medication names to help you associate different drugs with their respective disorders and body systems. Points to Remember boxes make it easy to learn and remember key information. Review of Rules sections in each chapter summarize the rules and methods for performing equations. Chapter reviews provide a quick summary of the key concepts in each chapter. Posttests in each chapter allow you to assess how well you have learned the material. A comprehensive posttest includes 50 questions that assess your knowledge of all major topics covered in the book. Helpful study tools also include an answer key for odd-numbered problems and a comprehensive glossary. Updated content meets ASHP requirements and features new topics such as powder volume and compounding problems, formulas for reducing and enlarging medications, and opportunities to write out prescription label directions. Tech Note boxes offer helpful advice on real-life situations you may encounter in the pharmacy. Tech Alert boxes warn against common pharmacy and medication errors that could impact patients' safety. Additional prescription and practice exercises give you valuable experience with translating physician directions into patient instructions.

Math Calculations for Pharmacy Technicians

A Worktext

Author: Robert M. Fulcher,Eugenia M. Fulcher

Publisher: W B Saunders Company

ISBN: 9780721606422

Category: Medical

Page: 617

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Designed specifically for pharmacy technicians, using the competencies developed by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), this comprehensive worktext covers everything from basic math skills to reading and interpreting labels and physicians' orders. The unique worktext format introduces readers to key calculation and conversion concepts and then provides a wealth of self-tests and practice problems - more than any other calculations book for pharmacy technicians- so readers can immediately apply what they are learning to realistic and challenging calculation problems. Other key concepts include conversions between the various measurement systems, reconstituting liquid medications, and calculating medications for special populations. Each chapter begins with definitions of key words and a comprehensive list of objectives to help readers accomplish learning goals. Chapter-by-chapter pretests allow readers to assess their current knowledge of specific topics. More than 1,300 practice problems throughout the book provide a wealth of practice with calculations, conversions, and measurements. Step-by-step examples and problems accompanied by actual full-color drug labels give readers real-world experience with the labeling they will see in pharmacy practice. Body system icons appear next to medication names to help readers begin to associate different drugs with their respective disorders and body systems. Learning Tips boxes offer helpful strategies for learning and remembering information. Points to Remember boxes and review sections summarize key chapter concepts to help readers focus on vital information. Chapter-by-chapter posttests allow readers to assess how well they have learned the material. Review of Rules sections summarize the rules and methods for performing equations from each chapter. A comprehensive posttest includes 50 questions that assess reader comprehension of all the material from the book. Other helpful study tools include an answer key for odd-numbered questions, a business math appendix, and a comprehensive glossary.

Pharmaceutical Calculations for Pharmacy Technicians: A Worktext

Author: Jahangir Moini

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133131344

Category: Medical

Page: 432

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Math is a critical element of pharmaceutical care and a sound knowledge of math concepts is key to succeeding as a pharmacy technician. The second edition of PHARMACEUTICAL CALCULATIONS FOR PHARMACY TECHNICIANS: A WORKTEXT provides an effective, hands-on guide to essential math skills, from simple addition and subtraction to formulas used in dosage calculations and basic business math. This highly practical reference helps students develop strong math skills to perform accurate calculations with confidence and prevent medication errors. In addition to informative content, the text includes abundant examples of medication labels, medical forms, and other images to help students apply professional skills in real-life situations. Now thoroughly updated, this edition is more useful than ever, providing an invaluable resource for students and professional pharmacy technicians alike. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Pharmacy Management Software for Pharmacy Technicians: A Worktext - E-Book

Author: DAA Enterprises, Inc.

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323484980

Category: Medical

Page: 304

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Acquire the skills to succeed in the pharmacy, before leaving the classroom, with Pharmacy Management Software for Pharmacy Technicians, 3rd Edition. This innovative software/worktext incorporates the full version of DAA Enterprises' Visual Superscript pharmacy management software to give you hands-on training performing the day-to-day tasks of a pharmacy technician — just as you will on the job. Expanded lab content, an updated drug database, and correlation with ASHP standards provide you with a comprehensive, current product to get you practice ready Easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions guide you through essential functions in community and institutional pharmacy practice. UNIQUE! Full version of DAA Enterprises' Visual Superscript pharmacy management software reflects the practice management programs you will encounter in the workforce — and enables you to work through realistic practice scenarios. UNIQUE! Fully functional patient record database corresponds to work text exercises to provide realistic practice: Adding new patients Determining possible adverse reactions Filling and refilling prescriptions Examining a patient's prescription history Identifying potential allergic reactions to drug ingredients and much more Worktext activities and case studies walk you through essential pharmacy tasks just as you will perform them on the job. UNIQUE! Institutional pharmacy coverage provides additional practice in: Extemporaneous compounding Total parenteral nutrition IV label preparation Detailed screenshots, lab tips, and hints guide you through the pharmacy management software. Study tools on the companion Evolve website provide technical support, laboratory tips, and additional practice.

Saunders Math Skills for Health Professionals - E-Book

Author: Rebecca Hickey

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323277195

Category: Medical

Page: 320

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Plenty of examples, practice problems, and learning tools provide the perfect math review for health professionals! With just the right level of content and highly illustrated example problems, this user-friendly worktext helps you learn and understand fundamental math principles and understand how they apply to patient care. UNIQUE! Full-color format highlights key information on setting up problems, understanding parts of equations, moving decimal points, and more. Spiral bound format with plenty of white space allows you to use the text as a workbook in which you can write your answers and work out problems. Consistent chapter formats make it easy to retain information and identify important content. Chapter objectives emphasize what you should learn from each chapter and how your knowledge applies to patient care. Key terms defined at the beginning of each chapter help you understand new vocabulary in the text. Chapter overviews introduce you to the topics discussed in the chapter. Example problems demonstrate and label each step to getting a solution and show you how to solve similar problems. Practice the Skill problems incorporated within the chapter for in-class discussion allow you to practice what you’ve learned before receiving homework assignments. Math in the Real World boxes include word problems that apply your knowledge to everyday life as well as common healthcare situations. Strategy boxes demonstrate the steps to solving topic problems and provide a helpful example for solving more problems. Human Error boxes include hints on common errors and show you how to double-check your answers. Math Etiquette boxes help you solve problems by presenting proper math rules. Chapter quizzes allow you to assess your learning and identify areas for further study.

Pharmacology - E-Book

Principles and Applications

Author: Eugenia M. Fulcher,Robert M. Fulcher,Cathy Dubeansky Soto

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323292305

Category: Medical

Page: 656

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Comprehensive yet easy to read, Pharmacology: Principles and Applications, 3rd Edition introduces you to basic pharmacology, showing how to apply principles to the kinds of clinical situations you will encounter on the job. You'll learn how different drugs work in the body, how to calculate drug dosages, drug administration routes and procedures, the medications related to disorders in each body system, and much more. Written by expert authors Eugenia M. Fulcher, Robert M. Fulcher, and Cathy Dubeansky Soto, Pharmacology ensures that you master all of the pharmacology competencies required by CAAHEP and ABHES. In the book and on a companion Evolve website, a variety of exercises helps you strengthen your skills in math, dosage calculation, and critical thinking. Practical coverage of basic pharmacology provides a thorough understanding of the medications most commonly used in ambulatory and inpatient settings. A real-life Scenario starts each chapter with thought-provoking questions to consider as you progress through the material. Procedures boxes provide step-by-step guidance for drug calculation and administration, accompanied by numerous illustrations and icons that identify OSHA-mandated protocols. Common Signs & Symptoms of Diseases and Common Side Effects of Medications lists in each body system chapter help you distinguish between disease progression and medication reactions. Body systems icons highlight the ways that specific drugs affect a particular body system. Chapter objectives and key words at the beginning of each chapter help you focus your study efforts. Check Your Understanding math review sections enable you to assess your knowledge of application and calculation concepts. Critical Thinking exercises challenge you to apply what you've learned to a variety of realistic situations. Important Facts and Clinical Tips boxes in each chapter highlight the key concepts for practice. Patient Education for Compliance boxes help you communicate more effectively with patients about possible side effects or adverse reactions. Summary tables are more concise and easier to follow. New calculations exercises and quizzes are included on the companion Evolve website. Expanded math and drug calculation sections in the workbook supplement the textbook with additional exercises for practice with math and dosage calculations. Available separately.

Design

Die ganze Geschichte

Author: Elizabeth Wilhide

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783832199296

Category:

Page: 576

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A Unique and Simplified Approach to Pharmacy Calculations for Healthcare Professionals

Author: Chidi Osuji

Publisher: Xlibris Us

ISBN: 9781543428049

Category: Medical

Page: 468

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A Unique And Simplified Approach to Pharmacy Calculations for Healthcare Professionals is designed to unmask and untangle math calculations involving medications using a very simplified approach. It uses a systematic and logical process involving proportion principles to solve different kinds of pharmacy math problem, thus making the book ideal for all healthcare students and professionals despite backgrounds. This simplified, professional and easy-to-understand book will be ideal for the instruction of students preparing to be pharmacists, pharmacy assistants, pharmacy technicians, nurses and students in other allied professions. A non-professional will also find in this book the principle at play in everyday calculations of proportions, ratios and percentages. This work text will be a very good reference calculation hand book for healthcare professionals practicing at various fields that deal with medications. The authors coaching experiences in pharmacy math calculation and compounding, as well as their practical exposure in the clinical, community and academic practice settings makes this book a compact, rare blend of theoretical and practical instructional material. I recommend this book to all healthcare professionals that handle medications and all educational institutions that offer courses involving pharmaceutical calculations.

Diagnostik in der chinesischen Medizin

Author: Giovanni Maciocia

Publisher: "Elsevier,Urban&FischerVerlag"

ISBN: 3437187538

Category: Medical

Page: 1132

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Auf die Diagnose kommt es an Die Diagnose bestimmt die Therapie und den Behandlungserfolg. Bei der Betrachtung und Befragung des Patienten geht der bekannte Autor und Dozent Giovanni Maciocia von der Situation im westlichen Kulturkreis aus und leitet daraus die Syndromdifferenzierung laut TCM ab, um zu einer wirksamen TCM-Behandlung zu kommen. Das Buch hilft Ihnen , die richtige Bedeutung von Symptomen und Zeichen zu verstehen und richtig zuzuordnen. Es ist auf die tägliche Praxis zugeschnitten und lässt keine Fragen offen. Besonders wertvoll ist es für alle, die ein umfassendes Handbuch zur Syndromdiagnostik suchen. Die verschiedenen Zugänge zur richtigen Diagnose sind so detailliert ausgeführt wie bisher wohl noch in keinem anderen Fachbuch zur chinesischen Medizin. Zahlreiche Fallbeispiele aus der Praxis und ein umfangreicher Anhang mit Glossar, Index und Farbtafelteil ergänzen das Konzept.

Clinical Research in Complementary and Integrative Medicine

A Practical Training Book

Author: Claudia Witt,Klaus Linde

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 3437596527

Category: Medical

Page: 208

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You want to conduct a CAM study but don’t know how? Problem solved – Clinical Research demonstrates all aspects of state-of-the-art study design in an understandable and practical way. You will get a comprehensive overview and instruction – step by step. The code in the book will give you 12 months of free online access to the content and illustrations of the book. This practical training book: systematically introduces the key aspects of study design and basic statistics. helps you to develop, plan and execute your research project. combines established theoretical approaches with practical skills applicable to your own clinical study. is a step-by-step tutorial for a complete clinical study, which is illustrated in three case studies. includes additional training exercises, featuring different study conditions and environments, that will help you to practice and test your knowledge. Clinical Research in Complementary and Integrative Medicine – the best way to understand clinical research and to plan and perform your own study! Free online access: After activating the code inside this book you get free online access to the content and the illustrations for 12 months.

Die Psyche in der chinesischen Medizin

Behandlung von emotionalem und psychischem Ungleichgewicht mit Akupunktur und chinesischen Kräutern - mit Zugang zum Elsevier-Portal

Author: Giovanni Maciocia

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9783437584756

Category:

Page: 610

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Gynäkologie und Geburtshilfe in der chinesischen Medizin

Author: Giovanni Maciocia

Publisher: "Elsevier,Urban&FischerVerlag"

ISBN: 3437291130

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 1088

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Gynäkologische Beschwerden und Infertilität gehören zu den häufigsten Motivationen von Patientinnen, eine Behandlung mit TCM zu beginnen. Giovanni Maciocia beschreibt Physiologie und Pathologie der weiblichen Körperfunktionen und erklärt alle wichtigen Diagnose- und Therapieprinzipien. • Über 60 gynäkologische und geburtshilfliche Krankheitsbilder, einschließlich Ätiologie, Pathologie, Akupunktur- und Arzneimittelmedizin sowie Prävention und Prognose • Vergleich zwischen chinesischen und entsprechenden westlichen Symptomen • Wichtige Erkrankungen wie Infertilität, Endometriose, Polyzystisches Ovarialsyndrom und Myom • Akupunktur in der Geburtshilfe • Fallstudien zum besseren Verständnis Sie erhalten konkrete Behandlungsanleitungen nach Krankheitsbildern sowie Rezepturen mit genauen Dosierungen und möglicher Substitutionen für bestimmte, im Westen nicht erlaubte Substanzen.

Fertilitätsstörungen behandeln mit chinesischer Medizin

Author: Jane Lyttleton

Publisher: Elsevier,Urban&FischerVerlag

ISBN: 343759267X

Category: Medical

Page: 468

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Therapieoptionen der westlichen Medizin, Wechselwirkungen und Kombinationsmöglichkeiten mit Behandlungsmethoden der chinesischen Medizin Begleitende Maßnahmen der TCM in den ersten Stadien der Schwangerschaft und Prävention von Fehlgeburten Hinweise für adäquate Lebensführung, einschließlich Ernährung und Lebensstil, zur Vorbereitung auf eine Schwangerschaft

Leitbahnen der Akupunktur

Klinischer Einsatz der Sekundärleitbahnen und Außerordentlichen Gefäße

Author: Giovanni Maciocia

Publisher: Elsevier,Urban&FischerVerlag

ISBN: 3437594036

Category: Medical

Page: 736

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Alle sekundären Leitbahnen in Wort und Bild Für jede Leitbahn Darstellung von Verlauf, klinische Anwendungsmöglichkeiten, klassischen Indikationen mit Zitaten aus Originalwerken, Punktbeschreibung und Anwendung am Praxisbeispiel 450 anschauliche Zeichnungen und Fließdiagramme