Pharmacology and math calculation in Nursing
Prapapis Pitayapisut (Nursing) ppitayap@mdc.edu
Pavlov Rameau (Consultant from Mathematics) prameau@mdc.edu
Suzanne Austin (Consultant from Mathematics) saustin@mdc.edu
Pharmacology
Drug Information – generic and brand name

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginformation.html



Drug names, side effects, contraindications 



Keep up to date on the newly approved drugs 



Virtual pharmacy center 



Index of drugs 



Doctor’s answers to questions about drug information 



Nursing Drug reference center 





Center for Drug Evaluation 

and Research 



Self Assessment in Pharmacology 





Helpful hints for nurses 



Advanced drug search, frequently asked questions. Also includes online Taber’s medical encyclopedia 



Drug Calculations Use this to check your IV drip calculations 



Nursing calculators to check your math for drug dosage calculations 
http://www.manuelsweb.com/nrs_calculators.htm
http://www.nursingstandard.co.uk/dripcalc.htm http://wwwusers.med.cornell.edu/~spon/picu/calc/medcalc.htm# 


Excellent resource to calculate weights, measures and temperature from one unit to another 



Quizzes, help and calculator for metric conversions, fluid dosage, tablet dosage and IV drip rate calculations 



Drug and pharmaceutical information sites, online clinical calculators, and drug calculation quiz page 



Pharmacology math, calculations, review 



Drug calculation test questions about metric conversions, tablet and fluid dosages, IV flow rates and simulations 



Mini math tutorial to aid in dosage calculations. Provides a link to the conversions which are required for the problems. An excellent site! 



Drug dosage calculations quiz. This is simply a list of problems involving calculating drug dosages. 



Tutorials on metric conversions, tablet and fluid dosage calculations and IV flow rate calculations 