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Drug Information for Nurses, Paramedics and Allied Health Students

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.

Drug Monographs

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.

Coming soon: ASC Dosage Calculation worksheets.

 

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Featured Books

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

Suggested Websites

Make a recommendation

Do you have a title to recommend for our collection? Use the Suggest a Purchase form to suggest a book, video or journal.

Do you have suggestions or feedback that can help improve this guide? Please contact this guide's author on the "Getting Started" page.

Featured Databases

These 'independent' databases are NOT included in OneSearch and must be searched individually. They tend to be more specialized so review the summary for a better understanding of what each entails. 

For the complete list of databases RRC subscribes to, check out  A-Z List of Databases.