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Practical Pharmacy Math Guide from C.H.I.P.S.

Complete Math Review for the Pharmacy Technician
Third edition
by William A. Hopkins, Jr.

Complete Math Review for the Pharmacy Technician is a friendly, self-instructional approach to lifelong understanding of pharmacy calculations.

Filled with real-world practice problems and the author’s good humor and encouragement, the book is a unique training resource, whether for the classroom, the national Pharmacy Technician Certification Examination, or the pharmacy practice setting.

Key Features:

  • Thoroughly covers every topic related to pharmacy calculations that a pharmacy technician needs to know
  • Contains more than 750 practice problems--an increase of more than 100 over the second edition--spread throughout the book’s 13 chapters, with answer key/solutions in the back
  • New to this edition: "The PI Challenge" more than 75 questions challenging the reader’s ability to interpret information taken directly from actual pharmaceutical product package inserts
  • Chapter titled "Medication Errors and Clinical Challenges" tests readers’ ability to recognize medication calculation errors sometimes made by nurses, pharmacists, and physicians
  • Concludes with a 101-question "post-test," each question being a real-world problem a technician might encounter in pharmacy practice
  • Written in a friendly, humorous style with amusing illustrations to ease the learning process for even readers with math phobia

Contents

  1. Back to Basics
  2. Systems of Measurement
  3. Ratio and Proportion
  4. Interpreting Drug Orders and Calculating Doses
  5. Reducing and Enlarging Formulas and Compounding
  6. Reconstitution of Dry Powders
  7. Intravenous Flow Rates
  8. Percentage Calculations
  9. Concentrations and Dilutions
  10. Electrolyte Solutions
  11. Temperature Conversions
  12. Business Math
  13. Medication Errors and Clinical Challenges

Appendix
Posttest
Answer Key
Index

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Complete Math Review for the Pharmacy Technician
Third edition
by William A. Hopkins, Jr.

2010 • 232 pages • $42.95 + shipping
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