Article

Can medical students calculate drug doses?

DOI: 10.1080/22201173.2013.10872934
Author(s): CS HarriesDivision of Pharmacology, Discipline of Pharmaceutical Sciences College of Health Sciences,, JH BothaDivision of Pharmacology, Discipline of Pharmaceutical Sciences College of Health Sciences,

Abstract

Objectives: A doctor's ability to calculate drug doses is a skill that is generally assumed. We assessed medical students' performance when given four types of dosing calculations typical of those required in an emergency setting.

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