Mathematics for Nurses

A series of 3 study guides tailored to meet the needs of student nurses.

The following information has been produced by the University of Hull.

  • Fractions and Decimals (as Word or PDF)
  • Ratio and Percentage (as Word or PDF)
  • Unit Conversion and Dosage Calculation (as Word or PDF)

Links that may be useful to current nursing students

  • Drug Dosage Calculations
    A tutorial created from the School of Nursing, University of Nottingham. It includes SI units and conversions, calculating drug quantities in both tablet and liquid form, and calculating intravenous flow rates.
  • Dilution of solutions for nurses
    This leaflet explains how dilution calculations are performed.
  • Numeracy Skills Support Material
    This resource provides materials designed to help healthcare professionals improve their numeracy skills. The course covers decimals, percentages, SI units, ratios and formulae calculations.

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