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Title Pharmacy calculations : an introduction for pharmacy technicians / Joy Bellis Sakai, Leanora Kasun.
Imprint Bethesda, MD : American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, c2012.


 Main Stacks  RS57 .S25 2012    AVAILABLE
Description xiii, 229 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Pharmaceutical arithmetic.
Pharmacy technicians.
Drug Dosage Calculations.
Pharmacy Technicians.
Contents Welcome to the world of pharmacy -- Numbers and numerals -- Review of basic math operations -- The metric system -- Apothecary and household measurements and metric conversions -- Measuring time and temperature -- Reading a prescription -- Using critical thinking to solve problems -- Ratios and proportions and how to use them -- Calculating drug doses -- Percent strengths and dilutions -- Formulas and compounding -- IV infusions and injectable drugs -- Business math.
Other Author Kasun, Leanora.
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.