Download the book's ODT files and PDF file


Download the modifiable ODT files to work on (you will need to unpack a compressed file) or the nonmodifiable PDF file simply to check out how the book looks. You may also download individual chapters in ODT format below. This may be a good option for those with limited bandwidth or those only interested in particular subjects.

Title Page and Table of Contents
Unit 1 - Basic Arithmetic
Chapter 1 - Numeral Systems Used in Pharmacy
Chapter 2 - Fractions
Chapter 3 - Percentages
Chapter 4 - The 24-Hour Time, Exponents, & Scientific Notation
Chapter 5 - Problem Solving Methods
Unit 2 - Basic Pharmacy Math
Chapter 6 - Temperature Scale Conversions
Chapter 7 - Units of Measurement
Chapter 8 - Working with Prescriptions
Chapter 9 - Basic Medication Calculations
Chapter 10 - Basic Infusion Calculations
Unit 3 - Community Pharmacy Math
Chapter 11 - Day's Supply
Chapter 12 - Compounding Math
Chapter 13 - Calculations for Billing Compounds
Chapter 14 - Pharmacy Business Math
Unit 4 - Institutional Pharmacy Math
Chapter 15 - Parenteral Dosage Calculations
Chapter 16 - Insulin
Chapter 17 - Mmol, mEq, mCi, and IU
Chapter 18 - Powder Volume Calculations
Chapter 19 - Percentage Strength
Chapter 20 - Ratio Strength
Chapter 21 - Parts Per Million, and Reducing & Enlarging Formulas
Chapter 22 - Dosage Calculations Based on Body Weight
Chapter 23 - Dosage Calculations Based on Body Surface Area
Chapter 24 - Drip Rates & Infusion Rates
Chapter 25 - Dilutions and Alligations
Chapter 26 - Parenteral Nutrition
Chapter 27 - Aliquot
Answer Key

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