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Dosage Calculations

Resources are available for you to understand how to calculate dosages.

Where to begin

Calculating dosages is a challenge for many, and for health professionals errors may cause significant morbidity and morality. 

William and Davis argues that "a student's accuracy on drug calculation tests may be influenced by maths anxiety, which can impede one's ability to understand and complete mathematic problems "(2016).

We have found some resources to help you understand dosage calculations.

Williams, B., & Davis, S. (2016). Maths anxiety and medication dosage calculation errors: A scoping review. Nurse education in practice, 20, 139-146. doi:10.1016/j.nepr.2016.08.005