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Surname1 Student's Name Instructor's Name Course Date Why an Understanding of Mathematics Is Essential For Those Employed In Health-Care Fields Medical professionals find mathematics essential in their day to day operations when administering health care to people. Doctors and nurses as well require math idea when giving regimen to patients (Teo, Downey and McDermott 43). Mathematics is also essential in the health sector during mixing of medicine solution to serve an individual purpose. In many cases, employees in the health sectors give instructions to patients on how they should use the medicine for various ailments. The information is sometimes given in some units such as milligram and kilogram hence the doctor use mathematics to convert the units appropriately so as to find how much medication each patient require depending on their weight. If a patient mass is in pounds, doctors need to convert that measurement to kilograms thus finding the quantity of prescription in milligrams (Helms 116). Therefore, the doctors must

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