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Dimensional analysis: Calculate dosages the easy way

Cookson, Kristine L. MSN, RN

doi: 10.1097/01.NURSE.0000428696.87216.e1

Learn the dimensional analysis method presented here for a logical format that can be used for any drug dosage calculation. By enhancing conceptual understanding, it improves accuracy and helps prevent medication errors.

Kristine L. Cookson is an RN at the Family Birthing Center of Promedica St. Luke's Hospital in Maumee, Ohio, and an adjunct nursing instructor at Owens Community College in Toledo, Ohio.

The author has disclosed that she has no financial relationships related to this article.

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