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4PY019Workbook 1:1 Basic numeracy, units of measurement and doses1JD August 2019WB 1:1 v 5FacilitatorsRequired ReferencesNames:Dr Jan Daly([email protected])Dr Mike Daly([email protected])Jayne Nicholls([email protected])IMPORTANTFor educational use onlyNot to be used for thetreatment of patientsRequired:You are expected to attend the accompanyingworkshop to this workbook, where the topicswill be developed furtherIf, for any reason, you are unable to do so, youMUSTcontact Dr Jan Daly at [email protected] and inform her ofyour reasonsprior tothe sessionThis workbookOptional:CatchUp Maths & Stats: for the life and medicalsciencesM Harris, G Taylor, J Taylor2ndedition 2013Video material is available on Canvas for selected topicareas addressing particular concepts.Recommended reading:short chapters on handlingnumbers, working with fractions, percentages, powersand approximation & errorsLearning OutcomesBy the end of this workbook you should be familiar with:the principles underlying some basic rules of arithmetic, fractions,rounding, estimation and scientific notationcommon units of measurement used in pharmaceutical calculationsdifferent ways of expressing drug dosesPharmaceutical CalculationsWorkbook Year 1, no 1Numeracy, Units and DosesStudent Study Guide
4PY019Workbook 1:1 Basic numeracy, units of measurement and doses2JD August 2019WB 1:1 v 5INTRODUCTION TO PHARMACEUTICAL TERMINOLOGYYou will need to be familiar with the following in order to be able to fully understandthe introduction to pharmaceutical calculations.AmpouleVialSyringeInfusion bag containing an infusion solutionA small (usually glass or plastic), sealed container fora measured amount of medicine, especially aninjection.An ampoule is usually ‘single use’ –open,remove the liquid for administration and then discardA small glass or plastic vessel or bottle used to store medicationas a liquid or powder.There are several different types ofcommonly used closure systems, such as screw caps, plasticstoppers or rubber stoppers with a metal cap. A vial is usually formultiple use, with doses being withdrawn through the open neckor cap as required.An instrument used to withdraw fluids from anampoule or vial for direct injection into the body orinto an infusion fluid.It generally consists of atube with a nozzle (tip) and a plunger for suckingin and ejecting liquid in a thin stream.It is oftenfitted with a hollow needle for injecting fluidsthrough the skin.This isused with a ‘giving set’ to allowthe continuous slowintroduction of a solution, such as drugs, glucose orelectrolytes, into the body, usually into a vein.Drugs may beadded to the infusion bag with a syringe when required, andthe giving set regulates the rate of infusion via the use of adropper device or a pump system. For example, certaindroppers run at a rate of 20 drops equal to 1 mL of solution.

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