Nurses' maths: researching a practical approach.

  title={Nurses' maths: researching a practical approach.},
  author={Ann Wilson},
  journal={Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain) : 1987)},
  volume={17 47},
  • Ann Wilson
  • Published 2003 in
    Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great…
AIM To compare a new practical maths test with a written maths test. The tests were undertaken by qualified nurses training for intravenous drug administration, a skill dependent on maths accuracy. The literature showed that the higher education institutes (HEIs) that provide nurse training use traditional maths tests, a practical way of testing maths had not been described. METHOD Fifty five nurses undertook two maths tests based on intravenous drug calculations. One was a traditional… CONTINUE READING

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