Mathematics Explained for Healthcare Practitioners

Mathematics Explained for Healthcare Practitioners

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If you find mathematics a struggle, or if mathematics makes you panic - whether you're a student preparing for a calculations test, or a qualified healthcare professional - this is the book for you. Its focus is first and foremost on helping you develop a proper and lasting understanding of mathematical concepts and processes in a healthcare context, with an emphasis on developing mental strategies to reinforce your feeling for number and numerical relationships. Clear, accessible chapters take you step-by-step through specific sets of objectives, and once you feel you have fully mastered a particular mathematical process, you're encouraged to practise your skills through a range of practical examples. Each chapter also contains a 'Spot the Errors' feature designed to reflect the busy, pressurised healthcare environment. Written by Derek Haylock, a best-selling mathematics educator, and Paul Warburton, co-ordinator of the Non-Medical Prescribing programme at Edge Hill University, the book is directly linked to the NMC's competencies and will give you the confidence to perform the safe, error-free calculations required of all healthcare professionals.(Continued) 13.10 1341 13.12 13.13 13.14 13.15 13.16 13.17 13.18 13.19 Calculate: (a) 80% of 200 mg (b) 75% of 500 ml ... Most babies lose some weight after birth, but careful clinical assessment and evaluation of feeding is advised whenanbsp;...

Title:Mathematics Explained for Healthcare Practitioners
Author:Derek Haylock, Paul Warburton
Publisher:SAGE - 2013-01-11


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