Calculate with Confidence

Calculate with Confidence Author(s): Deborah C. Gray Morris

Difference between 6th and 5th editions
Side by side comparison of table of contents helps to figure out the most significant changes.

Key differences between 6th and 5th editions

  • Period between previous and current publications: 4 years (2013 vs 2009).
  • The first edition of Gray Morris' Calculate with Confidence was design in 1993.
  • Increased discussion on preventing medication errors in chapters dealing with heparin and insulin.
  • Safety Alert boxes have been added to indicate common errors that can be made.
  • New practice problems are added throughout the text.
  • Answer Key is placed at the end of each chapter.
  • Chapter 5: New sections "Comparing Percents and Ratios" and "Calculating the Percent of Change".
  • Chapter 11: New section "Transcription of Medication Orders".
  • Chapter 12: New separate sections duscussing medication orders and medication administration record.
  • Chapter 19: New section on medications with instructions to "See Accompanying Literature".
  • Chapter 20 has been updated and expanded
    • U-500 insulin content and calculations have been included, including conversions for administration using both U-100 and 1-mL syringes.
    • Basal prandial insulin therapy has been added.
  • Chapter 21: New section on IV delivery methods.
  • Chapter 22:
    • The chapter has been updated, including IV labels and discussion of IV additives.
    • Recalculation of IV therapy is expanded to include an alternate to determining the variation of change using percent.
    • New material on determining strength of solution and calculation of solutions, including irrigants and soaks.
  • Chapter 23:
    • New section on heparin dosage strengths.
    • Augmentation of heparin weight-based protocol and adjusting of rate based upon APTT.
  • Chapter 24: New sections "IV Flow Rates for Titrated Medications" and " Developing a Titration Table".
6th Edition of
Calculate with Confidence
eBook, 752 pages
eBook ISBN: 9780323293297
Published by: Mosby, March 12, 2014
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Paperback, 752 pages
ISBN-10: 0323089313
ISBN-13: 9780323089319
Published by: Mosby, October 08, 2013
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5th Edition of
Calculate with Confidence
Paperback, 720 pages
ISBN-10: 0323056296
ISBN-13: 9780323056298
Published by: Mosby, September 14, 2009
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4th Edition of
Calculate with Confidence
Paperback, 736 pages
ISBN-10: 0323029280
ISBN-13: 9780323029285
Published by: Mosby, October 28, 2005
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  • The new 6th edition costs $55.69 more then used book.
  • 5th edition is $1.97 cheaper then the 6th edition.

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