JANET ATARTHI-DUGAN MSN, RN, CCRN, CNE
Why do I need to know this?
How is Pediatric Dosage Calculation Different than Adults?
There is no standard dose
All doses are based on a recommended dosage based on:
Pharm Week 1
CH 22, 30
CH 22 DRUGS FOR LIPID DISORDERS
Lipids classified into three types based on chemical structure
o Triglycerides-aka neutral fats; 90% total lipids in body; major storage form of fat in body
and only type of lipid that serves as an im
Med Math Notes.
1 Liter = 1000 Milliliters
1 Gram = 1000 Milligrams
1 Milligram = 1000 Micrograms
1 Kilogram = 2.2 pounds
Methods of Calculation
Any of the following three methods can be used to perform drug
calculations. Please review
Pharm Week 2
CH 33 DRUGS FOR INFLAMMATION AND FEVER
Inflammation is a natural, nonspecific body defense that limits the spread of invading
microorganisms or injury. Acute inflammation may continue for months or years
Chemicals, pathogens, and physic
In general: my PowerPoint slides are the best place to start when
narrowing down what you need to know. Also I recommend the
ATI book as a reference.
Anticoagulants & Antiplatelet agents:
Compare and contrast the MOA, side effects, antidotes,lab values u
Prototype: Lasix, Bumex
Prototype: Mannitol (IV ONLY)
Preload (Makes you pee
K+ (NR 3.5-5.0)
What makes this different?
Na (NR 135-145)
Ca (NR 9