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Pharmacology and Drug Information

This guide will assist you in finding drug monographs as well as information related to dosage calculation and pharmacology for nurses, paramed and allied health studies.

Dosage Calculation

A person getting an intravenous injection of medication

Dosage Calculation

Accuracy in calculating dosages and solutions is a critical part of safe nursing. There is more than one measurement system involved in dosage calculation and its important that you know all of them.

This section will provide a variety of resources (books, websites, tools and tutors) to assist the calculation of dosages and solution rates.


Go Beyond the Guide

Beyond our resources, the Academic Success Centre - located within the Library - offers one-on-one tutoring and drop-in workshops/help desks to assist students in dosage calculations and other Health Sciences related topics. For more information check out the Library's Academic Success website.


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Featured Books

For a list of the newest books in the library check out New Materials.


Dosage Calculations Nursing Practice Problems & Comprehensive NCLEX Review

Dosage calculations made easy for nursing students and nurses using dimensional analysis: comprehensive NCLEX review of drug calculations (nursing math).

Suggested Websites

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