Drug calculations part 1: a critique of the formula used by nurses
Wright, Kerri (2008) Drug calculations part 1: a critique of the formula used by nurses. Nursing Standard , 22 (36). ISSN 0029-6570Full text not available from this repository.
The role of mathematics is integral to nursing practice, and careful and accurate calculations are important to help prevent medication errors. This two-part article examines different methods for solving drug calculation problems. The first part critiques the commonly taught nursing drug calculation formula. Part 2, to be published next week, explores a range of other methods that are used in practice to calculate drug dosages.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||drug dosage, mathematical calculation, medication errors|
|Subjects:||R Medicine > RT Nursing|
|School / Department / Research Groups:||School of Health & Social Care|
School of Health & Social Care > Department of Acute & Continuing Care
|Last Modified:||26 Mar 2012 17:29|
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