|Math Skills for Allied Health Careers||
Math Skills for Allied Health Careers
Appropriate for Two-year associate in arts health care curriculum
Basic Mathematical Skills for Allied Health Careers provides allied health students with a solid mathematical foundation because it presents clear explanations of the mathematical concepts required of health care workers. It contains over 1500 problems ranging in level and difficulty, and applies material directly to a variety of allied health careers. Detailed examples are worked through step-by-step and concepts are presented in a non-threatening, yet sophisticated, manner. Unique to this book, it covers a broader range of allied health topics, discusses calculators and manual calculation techniques, and presents multiple methods for determining dosages.
Application to a variety of allied health professions–appeals to a broad audience.
Coverage of more allied health topics–makes this text unique.
Over 1500 problems–appear throughout the text, with odd number answers appearing in the back of the book.
Over 125 detailed examples–appear throughout the text.
Dosage calculations–are presented using several different methods.
Calculator lessons–are interspersed throughout the text, in addition to manual calculation techniques.
Chapter reviews and practice tests–are provided with answers appearing in the back of the book.
1. Basic Arithmetic Computations in Health Applications
2. A Review of Algebra
3. Systems of Measurement
4. Medication Labels, Prescriptions, and Syringe Calculations
5. Modeling Health Applications
6. Calculations for Basic IV Therapy
7. The Basics of Statistics
8. Logarithms, Ionic Solutions, and pH
MATH SKILLS FOR ALLIED HEALTH CAREERS provides students enrolled in two-year associate in arts health care programs with the solid foundation in math concepts needed for success in the field. This book is written in easy-to-understand mathematical language so that students with limited experience in mathematics will be able to comprehend the concepts. Clear understandable explanations are illustrated with numerous examples, and over two thousand practice and sample test problems provide students with a wealth of reinforcement opportunities.
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