# Dosage Calculation (36)

### Dosage Calc, part 35: Rule of Nines and Parkland Formula

Cathy Parkes

How the Rule of Nines and the Parkland Formula are used to guide fluid resuscitation with severe burns. An example problem that uses both the Rule of Nines and the...

### Dosage Calc, part 35: Rule of Nines and Parkland Formula

Cathy Parkes

How the Rule of Nines and the Parkland Formula are used to guide fluid resuscitation with severe burns. An example problem that uses both the Rule of Nines and the...

### Dosage Calc, part 34: Body Surface Area

Cathy Parkes

The formula used to calculate a patient’s body surface area (BSA) and a dosage calculation problem based on a patient’s BSA, using multiple methods, including dimensional analysis, ratio & proportion,...

### Dosage Calc, part 34: Body Surface Area

Cathy Parkes

The formula used to calculate a patient’s body surface area (BSA) and a dosage calculation problem based on a patient’s BSA, using multiple methods, including dimensional analysis, ratio & proportion,...

### Dosage Calc, part 33: Insulin Titration

Cathy Parkes

A dosage calculation problem involving insulin titration and the use of an insulin drip protocol.

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### Dosage Calc, part 33: Insulin Titration

Cathy Parkes

A dosage calculation problem involving insulin titration and the use of an insulin drip protocol.

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### Dosage Calc, part 32: Heparin Titration

Cathy Parkes

A dosage calculation problem involving heparin titration, using multiple methods, including dimensional analysis, ratio & proportion, and the formula method.

### Dosage Calc, part 32: Heparin Titration

Cathy Parkes

A dosage calculation problem involving heparin titration, using multiple methods, including dimensional analysis, ratio & proportion, and the formula method.

### Dosage Calc, part 31: Medication Titration

Cathy Parkes

The concept of medication titration and provide examples of medications that are often titrated. An example problem involving medication titration, using multiple methods, including dimensional analysis, ratio & proportion, and...

### Dosage Calc, part 31: Medication Titration

Cathy Parkes

The concept of medication titration and provide examples of medications that are often titrated. An example problem involving medication titration, using multiple methods, including dimensional analysis, ratio & proportion, and...

### Dosage Calc, part 30: PCA Pumps

Cathy Parkes

What a patient controlled analgesia (PCA) pump is used for and some of the available settings on a PCA pump. An example problem where you calculate the amount of medication...

### Dosage Calc, part 30: PCA Pumps

Cathy Parkes

What a patient controlled analgesia (PCA) pump is used for and some of the available settings on a PCA pump. An example problem where you calculate the amount of medication...

### Dosage Calc, part 29: Maternity Nursing - Calculating Blood Loss

Cathy Parkes

How to calculate blood less following the delivery of a baby.

### Dosage Calc, part 29: Maternity Nursing - Calculating Blood Loss

Cathy Parkes

How to calculate blood less following the delivery of a baby.

### Dosage Calc, part 28: Maternity Magnesium

Cathy Parkes

A dosage calculation problem that involves the administration of magnesium, using multiple methods, including dimensional analysis, ratio & proportion, and the formula method.

### Dosage Calc, part 28: Maternity Magnesium

Cathy Parkes

A dosage calculation problem that involves the administration of magnesium, using multiple methods, including dimensional analysis, ratio & proportion, and the formula method.

### Dosage Calc, part 27: Maternity Oxytocin

Cathy Parkes

Several dosage calculation problems that involve the administration of oxytocin, using multiple methods, including dimensional analysis, ratio & proportion, and the formula method.

### Dosage Calc, part 27: Maternity Oxytocin

Cathy Parkes

Several dosage calculation problems that involve the administration of oxytocin, using multiple methods, including dimensional analysis, ratio & proportion, and the formula method.

### Dosage Calc, part 26: Pediatrics - Strength of Feeds

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Several dosage calculation problems that involve dilution of formula and strength of feeds.

### Dosage Calc, part 26: Pediatrics - Strength of Feeds

Cathy Parkes

Several dosage calculation problems that involve dilution of formula and strength of feeds.

### Dosage Calc, part 25: Pediatrics - Calculating Intake & Output

Cathy Parkes

How to calculate a pediatric patient’s 24 hour fluid balance in milliliters.

### Dosage Calc, part 25: Pediatrics - Calculating Intake & Output

Cathy Parkes

How to calculate a pediatric patient’s 24 hour fluid balance in milliliters.

### Dosage Calc, part 24: Pediatrics - Calculating Maintenance Fluids

Cathy Parkes

How to calculate the amount of maintenance fluids required by a pediatric patient within a 24 hour period. Children and infants are particularly susceptible to diarrhea and dehydration, which in...

### Dosage Calc, part 24: Pediatrics - Calculating Maintenance Fluids

Cathy Parkes

How to calculate the amount of maintenance fluids required by a pediatric patient within a 24 hour period. Children and infants are particularly susceptible to diarrhea and dehydration, which in...

### Dosage Calc, part 23: Pediatric Safe Dosage Range

Cathy Parkes

A pediatric dosage calculation problem that involves calculating the safe dosage range for a child, using multiple methods, including dimensional analysis, ratio & proportion, and the formula method.

### Dosage Calc, part 23: Pediatric Safe Dosage Range

Cathy Parkes

A pediatric dosage calculation problem that involves calculating the safe dosage range for a child, using multiple methods, including dimensional analysis, ratio & proportion, and the formula method.

### Dosage Calc, part 22: Pediatric Weight-Based Dosing

Cathy Parkes

A pediatric dosage calculation problem that involves weight-based dosing. Within the pediatric population, this is the common method for determining the appropriate dose for a child. A review of how...

### Dosage Calc, part 22: Pediatric Weight-Based Dosing

Cathy Parkes

A pediatric dosage calculation problem that involves weight-based dosing. Within the pediatric population, this is the common method for determining the appropriate dose for a child. A review of how...

### Dosage Calc, part 21: Calculating IV Fluid and Medication Intake

Cathy Parkes

A variety of dosage calculation problems that involve calculating a patient’s IV fluid and medication intake over a period of time. These problems includes situations where the infusion rate changes...

### Dosage Calc, part 21: Calculating IV Fluid and Medication Intake

Cathy Parkes

A variety of dosage calculation problems that involve calculating a patient’s IV fluid and medication intake over a period of time. These problems includes situations where the infusion rate changes...

### Dosage Calc, part 20: Calculating Intake & Output

Cathy Parkes

How to calculate your patient’s 24 hour fluid balance in milliliters. Important information on how to document the volume of fluid from ice chips!

### Dosage Calc, part 20: Calculating Intake & Output

Cathy Parkes

How to calculate your patient’s 24 hour fluid balance in milliliters. Important information on how to document the volume of fluid from ice chips!

### Dosage Calc, part 19: Weight-Based IV Infusions

Cathy Parkes

A variety of dosage calculation problems that involve weight-based IV infusions, using multiple methods, including dimensional analysis, ratio and proportion, and the formula method.

### Dosage Calc, part 19: Weight-Based IV Infusions

Cathy Parkes

A variety of dosage calculation problems that involve weight-based IV infusions, using multiple methods, including dimensional analysis, ratio and proportion, and the formula method.

### Dosage Calc, part 18: Delivering IV Fluids Using Gravity

Cathy Parkes

A variety of dosage calculation problems that involve delivering IV fluids using gravity (as opposed to a pump). How flow rate is regulated when using gravity, explains what drop factor...

### Dosage Calc, part 18: Delivering IV Fluids Using Gravity

Cathy Parkes

A variety of dosage calculation problems that involve delivering IV fluids using gravity (as opposed to a pump). How flow rate is regulated when using gravity, explains what drop factor...

### Dosage Calc, part 17: Delivering IV Fluids Using an IV Pump

Cathy Parkes

A variety of dosage calculation problems that involve IV pumps, using multiple methods, including dimensional analysis, ratio and proportion, and the formula method.

### Dosage Calc, part 17: Delivering IV Fluids Using an IV Pump

Cathy Parkes

A variety of dosage calculation problems that involve IV pumps, using multiple methods, including dimensional analysis, ratio and proportion, and the formula method.

### Dosage Calc, part 16: Reconstitution and Dilution

Cathy Parkes

A dosage calculation problem that involves BOTH reconstitution and dilution, using three different methods: dimensional analysis, ratio and proportion, and the formula method.

### Dosage Calc, part 16: Reconstitution and Dilution

Cathy Parkes

A dosage calculation problem that involves BOTH reconstitution and dilution, using three different methods: dimensional analysis, ratio and proportion, and the formula method.

### Dosage Calc, part 15: Dilution

Cathy Parkes

Several dosage calculation problems involving dilution, using three different methods: dimensional analysis, ratio and proportion, and the formula method.

### Dosage Calc, part 15: Dilution

Cathy Parkes

Several dosage calculation problems involving dilution, using three different methods: dimensional analysis, ratio and proportion, and the formula method.

### Dosage Calc, part 14: Reconstitution

Cathy Parkes

A dosage calculation problem involving reconstitution. The differences between concentration, reconstitution, and dilution so you can fully understand what those terms mean. A reconstitution problem using three different methods: dimensional...

### Dosage Calc, part 14: Reconstitution

Cathy Parkes

A dosage calculation problem involving reconstitution. The differences between concentration, reconstitution, and dilution so you can fully understand what those terms mean. A reconstitution problem using three different methods: dimensional...

### Dosage Calc, part 13: Insulin - Correctional, Fixed, and/or Nutritional Coverage

Cathy Parkes

A variety of insulin orders, including orders for correctional coverage, orders for fixed AND correctional coverage, orders for nutritional coverage, and orders for nutritional AND correctional coverage.

### Dosage Calc, part 13: Insulin - Correctional, Fixed, and/or Nutritional Coverage

Cathy Parkes

A variety of insulin orders, including orders for correctional coverage, orders for fixed AND correctional coverage, orders for nutritional coverage, and orders for nutritional AND correctional coverage.

### Dosage Calc, part 12: Insulin Syringes and Mixing Insulins

Cathy Parkes

Key information about insulin syringes. Important points about mixing insulins and an example problem involving mixing insulins.

### Dosage Calc, part 12: Insulin Syringes and Mixing Insulins

Cathy Parkes

Key information about insulin syringes. Important points about mixing insulins and an example problem involving mixing insulins.

### Dosage Calc, part 11: Injectable Medications

Cathy Parkes

Dosage calculation problems involving injectable medications, using three different methods: dimensional analysis, ratio and proportion, and the formula method.

### Dosage Calc, part 11: Injectable Medications

Cathy Parkes

Dosage calculation problems involving injectable medications, using three different methods: dimensional analysis, ratio and proportion, and the formula method.

### Dosage Calc, part 10: Oral Medications - Liquid Medications

Cathy Parkes

Several dosage calculation problems involving oral medications, specifically liquid medications, using three different methods: dimensional analysis, ratio & proportion, and the formula method.

### Dosage Calc, part 10: Oral Medications - Liquid Medications

Cathy Parkes

Several dosage calculation problems involving oral medications, specifically liquid medications, using three different methods: dimensional analysis, ratio & proportion, and the formula method.

### Dosage Calc, part 9: Oral Medications - Tablets & Capsules

Cathy Parkes

Dosage calculation problems involving oral medications, specifically an order for tablets or capsules, using three different methods: dimensional analysis, ratio & proportion, and the formula method.

### Dosage Calc, part 9: Oral Medications - Tablets & Capsules

Cathy Parkes

Dosage calculation problems involving oral medications, specifically an order for tablets or capsules, using three different methods: dimensional analysis, ratio & proportion, and the formula method.

### Dosage Calc, part 8: Drug Label Components

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The key components on a drug label. Knowing where to find these components is important for many drug calculation problems!

### Dosage Calc, part 8: Drug Label Components

Cathy Parkes

The key components on a drug label. Knowing where to find these components is important for many drug calculation problems!

### Dosage Calc, part 7: Prescription and Order Components

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The key components of a prescription, the difference between a prescription and a prescription order, and key components of an order. Some examples of prescription orders and the different components...

### Dosage Calc, part 7: Prescription and Order Components

Cathy Parkes

The key components of a prescription, the difference between a prescription and a prescription order, and key components of an order. Some examples of prescription orders and the different components...

### Dosage Calc, part 6: Converting Between Military and Standard Time

Cathy Parkes

Why military time is used in the hospital setting. How to convert from military time to standard time, and how to convert from standard time to military time.

### Dosage Calc, part 6: Converting Between Military and Standard Time

Cathy Parkes

Why military time is used in the hospital setting. How to convert from military time to standard time, and how to convert from standard time to military time.

### Dosage Calc, part 5: Temperature Conversion - Converting between Fahrenheit & Celsius

Cathy Parkes

How to convert temperatures. The formula for converting from fahrenheit to celsius, and from celsius to fahrenheit. A couple temperature conversion problems.

### Dosage Calc, part 5: Temperature Conversion - Converting between Fahrenheit & Celsius

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How to convert temperatures. The formula for converting from fahrenheit to celsius, and from celsius to fahrenheit. A couple temperature conversion problems.

### Dosage Calc, part 4: Units of Measure - Converting Between Metric & Household

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Several examples of converting units of measure between the metric system and household system using 2 different methods: dimensional analysis and ratio & proportion.

### Dosage Calc, part 4: Units of Measure - Converting Between Metric & Household

Cathy Parkes

Several examples of converting units of measure between the metric system and household system using 2 different methods: dimensional analysis and ratio & proportion.

### Dosage Calc, part 3: Units of Measure - Converting within Household

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Examples of converting units of measure within the household system. Each problem using both dimensional analysis and ratio and proportion.

### Dosage Calc, part 3: Units of Measure - Converting within Household

Cathy Parkes

Examples of converting units of measure within the household system. Each problem using both dimensional analysis and ratio and proportion.

### Dosage Calc, part 2: Units of Measure - Converting within Metric

Cathy Parkes

The most common metric system prefixes that you will encounter with dosage calculation problems. Examples of converting within the metric system using 3 different methods: dimensional analysis, ratio and proportion,...

### Dosage Calc, part 2: Units of Measure - Converting within Metric

Cathy Parkes

The most common metric system prefixes that you will encounter with dosage calculation problems. Examples of converting within the metric system using 3 different methods: dimensional analysis, ratio and proportion,...

### Dosage Calc, part 1: Overview of Methods & Key Points

Cathy Parkes

An overview of the three methods used to solve dosage calculation problems, including: dimensional analysis, ratio and proportion, and the formula method. Key points regarding units of measure, the importance...

### Dosage Calc, part 1: Overview of Methods & Key Points

Cathy Parkes

An overview of the three methods used to solve dosage calculation problems, including: dimensional analysis, ratio and proportion, and the formula method. Key points regarding units of measure, the importance...

### Dosage Calculation: Reconstitution

Cathy Parkes

In this video, Cathy works through a reconstitution dosage calculation problem submitted by a YouTube viewer. She uses dimensional analysis to solve the problem, and goes through each step in...

### Dosage Calculation: Reconstitution

Cathy Parkes

In this video, Cathy works through a reconstitution dosage calculation problem submitted by a YouTube viewer. She uses dimensional analysis to solve the problem, and goes through each step in...