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Exploring the numeracy skills of nurses and students when performing drug calculations


'Basic mathematical skills are essential for drug calculations, yet many international studies have shown that both student nurses and registered nurses struggle with basic calculations.' This is rather scary - however, numeracy among the wider population isn't great. As Tink has implied, this is something where getting it badly wrong, could be pretty obvious from what then happens to the patient.

Posted date

18 January, 2014

Posted time

3:07 pm