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Chapter-13 Formulas used in Nursing Practice

BOOK TITLE: Pocket Clinical Guide for Nursing Students

Author
1. Prakash P
ISBN
9789352701933
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/14242_14
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2018
Pages
4
Author Affiliations
1. College of Nursing, Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Puducherry, India, Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Puducherry, India
Chapter keywords
Surveillance rate calculation, temperature calculation, body surface area, BSA, height calculation, drug dosage, mean arterial pressure, MAP

Abstract

This chapter talks about the formulas used in nursing practice. Surveillance rate calculation, temperature calculation, body surface area (BSA), height calculation, drug dosage, calculation of remaining oxygen in a cylinder, mean arterial pressure (MAP), epidemiological nursing, IV formula calculation, formula for fluid resuscitation among patients with burns, formula to calculate creatinine clearance, formula to calculate continuous infusions, and formula to calculate estimated blood volume are the basics formulas, which are used in nursing practice.

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