### How to Master Nursing Calculations 2nd Edition pdf

#### How to Master Nursing Calculations 2nd Edition pdf

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#### Table of Contents:

1 Basic arithmetic skills 7

How to add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers 7

Sequence of operations (‘BoDMAS’) 19

Factors and multiples 21

Chapter 1 questions 26

2 Fractions and decimals 27

Introduction to fractions 27

Cancelling (equivalent fractions) 28

How to add and subtract fractions 29

How to multiply and divide fractions 32

Improper fractions 33

Mixed fractions 34

Multiplication and division of fractions by whole numbers 36

How to cross-cancel fractions 37

Introduction to decimals 38

Addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of decimals 41

How to round decimal numbers 43

Conversion of decimals to fractions 45

Conversion of fractions to decimals 46

How to work out percentages 47

How to express numbers as percentages 49

Chapter 2 questions 50

3 Measurement 51

The metric system of measurement (SI units) 51

Weight 51

Choosing the best units for your answer 53

Volume 54

Time 56

Reading instrument scales 58

Chapter 3 questions 62

4 Drug dosage calculations 63

Oral medications 63

Injections 67

Infusions, the giving set and drop rates 69

Concentration 71

Changing the infusion rate 76

Calculating the prescribed dose in infusions 78

Chapter 4 questions 79

5 Drug administration 81

Equation-free drug calculations 81

Abbreviations 92

Prescription awareness 93

Drug familiarity 95

How to read tables and drug charts 103

Treatment sheet questions 104

6 Mock tests 119

Introduction to the tests 119

Nursing numerical test 121

Guide to the mock tests 124

Nursing calculation mock test 1 125

Nursing calculation mock test 2 130

Nursing calculation mock test 3 135

Answers to tests 141

Appendix 1 175

Appendix 2 201

Appendix 3 207