Are you still using an alternative method other than dimensional analysis in your course?Leading dosage calculations author Anna Curren has prepared the following succinct guideline for instructors unfamiliar with dimensional analysis, the only method that reduces multiple step calculations to a single equation!
The math is in, and Clinical Nursing Calculations by Susan Sienkiewicz and Jennifer F. Palmunen just earned a perfect score of 100 and 5 stars from Doody's Review Service. Carol Agana, MNSc, CNP, APRN, from the University of Arkansas, writing for Doody's Review Service, raves that it is,
“…an excellent book that I would recommend to undergraduate students [and] to nurses in a hospital, clinic, or other healthcare setting, who should have it available as a reference.”
Are you looking for an innovative way to teach dosage calculation to nursing students? The recently published Clinical Nursing Calculations by Susan Sienkiewicz and Jennifer F. Palmunen is just what you need. Using the CASE approach, a step-by-step method for performing dosage calculations, it features all three methods for calculation side-by-side, making it tremendously helpful for students who struggle with math or need a refresher.