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Passing Calculations Tests for Nursing Students
Advice, Guidance and Over 400 Online Questions for Extra Revision and Practice

Third Edition
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March 2015 | 144 pages | Learning Matters

With an easy to use format, this book is all your students need to face calculations tests with confidence and pass first time. It teaches simple numeracy skills that will stand them in good stead both during your initial nurse training and during their career in practice.

Now with a dedicated website study.sagepub.com/starkingskrause3e accompanying the book providing further questions and practice, interactive tests, a flashcard glossary and more.

Inside you’ll find:

·         over 360 practice questions with an extra 400+ available online

·         easy to understand explanations that take the fear out of maths

·         a diagnostic chapter to help students identify problem areas

·         activities, scenarios and case studies from every day nursing situations


 
Introduction
 
Diagnostic assessment
 
Essential numeracy requirements for nursing
 
Quantity conversions for nurses
 
Fluid balance and maintenance
 
Drug calculations
 
Calculating intravenous rates
 
Calculations and children
 
Exam skills and revision exercises

The book has good simple explanation with good examples to assist students to understand the basic principles of calculations

Julianne Morrison
School of Health and Education, Middlesex University
June 8, 2016

Excellent book that simplifies calculations for healthcare students

Janet Micallef
Faculty of Health Manchester, Edge Hill University
April 14, 2016

this is a simple easy to follow book especially for students whom struggle with mathematics

Mrs amanda louise Lee
Department of Adult Nursing, Bucks New University
February 2, 2016

This is an excellent text which should support the refreshing of numeracy abilities as they apply to nursing.

Mrs Gill Langmack
School of Nursing, Midwifery and Physiotherapy, Nottingham University
January 22, 2016

This book has been found as very useful for first year nursing students. It gives great examples of medication calculation, and is perfect for students who have to complete SNAP exams for medication numeracy (NM4201 module)

Mr Dean McShane
School of Health & Social Care, Chester University
December 7, 2015

This book is well presented, students would not find it intimidating to work through this to improve their maths skills.

Mrs Kate Harrison
Education Centre 1, Lancashire Teaching Hospital
June 26, 2015

Being able to accurately calculate drug dosages is as important for Veterinary Nurses as well as nurses working with humans! The back to basics element in this book is essential as often the calculations required just need confidence in manipulating numbers - this comes with practising the basics.

Ms Hilary Orpet
Veterinary Clinical Sciences (VCS), Royal Veterinary College
June 25, 2015

This text supports the learning for not only Nursing Student, but also Allied Health Professions. I have used and recommended this for my BSc (Hons) Operating Department Practice student who often find a number of other texts difficult to understand. Overall this text ticks all of the boxes.

Mr Alan Mount
Faculty of Health and Wellbeing, Canterbury Christ Church University
June 24, 2015

Another useful text in an excellent series. This book will prove invaluable to students as they prepare for the numeracy tests in their training that the NMC now require. It provides clear guidance in a well structured way with lots of activities to help reinforce learning.

Mrs Linda Robson
Faculty of Health & Social Care, Edge Hill University
June 21, 2015

Starts at very beginning of developing numeracy skills for nurses. Separate chapter for children recognising the additonal skills childrens nurses need.
Easy to understand and follow explanations.
Good number of questions in-text with access to further questions on-line.

Mrs Linda Jane Moore
Fac of Health & Social Care Sciences, Kingston University
June 19, 2015

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Passing Calculations Tests for Nursing Students: Diagnostic Assessment


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