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Maths anxiety and medication dosage calculation errors: a scoping review.

Williams B, Davis S. Maths anxiety and medication dosage calculation errors: A scoping review. Nurse Educ Pract. 2016;20:139-46. doi:10.1016/j.nepr.2016.08.005.

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October 12, 2016
Williams B, Davis S. Nurse Educ Pract. 2016;20:139-46.
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Competency with mathematical skills supports efficient and accurate dose calculation. This scoping review revealed evidence regarding how nursing student discomfort with math can contribute to dosing errors. The authors suggest that research be undertaken to explore the effect of math anxiety on medication safety.

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Williams B, Davis S. Maths anxiety and medication dosage calculation errors: A scoping review. Nurse Educ Pract. 2016;20:139-46. doi:10.1016/j.nepr.2016.08.005.

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