Requiring prior kwledge of mathematics or health care, MATH FOR HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS, 2E is a comprehensive, foundational resource that is equally effective in the classroom or for self-study. It emphasizes the fundamentals of mathematics while giving you plenty of experience applying that to real-world practice. Actual health professionals also share how they use math in their careers. Exercises using drug dosages, intake and output, weights and measures, temperatures, IV drip rates, , illustrations of syringes, prescriptions, medication labels, IV bags, and I and O charts give you hands-on practice with real-life health care skills requiring mathematics. A student workbook and MindTap(R) digital learning solution are also available. The Second Edition includes all-new chapters devoted to pre-algebra and geometry as well as statistics. It also offers new coverage of body mass index, 24-hour time, calculating the volume of containers of various shapes, and more.
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