Dosage

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59 terms · Chapters 6, 7, 8

In which syringe should 0.25 mL of a drug be administered in?

1 mL, tuberculin

How can 1.25 mL be measured in the regular 3 mL syringe?

Round to 1.3 and measure on the mL scale as 1.3 mL

Should insulin be measured in the 1 mL syringe?

no

50 units of U-100 insulin equals how many milliliters?

0.5 mL

Is the gtt considered a consistent quantity for comparisons between different droppers?

No, because the size f the drop varies according the diameter of the dropper

Can you measure 3 mL in a medicine cup?

no

How would you measure 3 mL of liquid to be administered to a child?

Measure the oral liquid in a 3 mL syringe , which is not intended for injections.

The medicine cup indicates that each teaspoon is the equivalent of how many mL?

5 mL

Describe your action if you are to administer less than the full amount of a drug supplied in a pre-filled, single dose syringe.

Discard the excess before injecting the patient

What is the primary purpose of the safety and needless syringes?

To prevent needle stick injuries

In the U-100, 100 units is equal to

1 mL

The 1 mL syringe is calibrated in the _____ of a mL.

hundredths or 0.01

Can you measure 1.25 mL syringe in a single tuberculin syringe?

no, the tuberculin syringe has a maximum capacity of 1 mL

How would you measure 1.33 mL in a 3 mL syringe?

round to 1.3 mL and measure

The medicine cup has a ______ mL or ______ fl oz capacity.

3 mL or 1 fl oz

To administer exactly 0.52 mL to a child, what syringe would you use?

1 mL syringe

75 units of U-100 insulin is equal to how many mL?

0.75

T/F The pre-filled syringe is a multiple does system.

false

What is the purpose of a needleless syringe?

to prevent accidental needlesticks during IV administration

Medications are measured in syringes by aligning the calibrations with the ________ of the black rubber tip of the plunger.

top ring

The medicine cup calibrations indicate that 2 teaspoons are approximately how many mL?

10 mL

Which syringe is (are) intended to measure parenteral doses of medication?

3 mL, 1 mL, and insulin

IM

intramuscluar

IV

intravenous

IV PB

intravenous piggyback

subcut

subcutaneous

SL

sublingual

ID

intradermal

GT

gastrostomy tube

NG

nasogastric tube

NJ

nasojejunal tube

p.o.

by mouth, orally

p.r.

per rectum, rectally

a.c.

before meals

p.c.

after meals

ad. lib.

as desired, freely

p.r.n.

when necessary

stat

immediately

b.i.d.

twice a day

t.i.d.

three times a day

q.i.d.

four times a day

qs

quantity sufficient

NPO

nothing by mouth

noct

night

The 3 mL syringe is calibrated in what?

tenths

The 1 mL syringe is calibrated in what?

hundredths

The nurse who administers a medication records it on the _______.

Medication administration record (MAR)

If a nurse has difficulty interpreting a medication order, it is best to consult another nurse or a medical dictionary. T/F

False. If a nurse has difficulty interpreting a drug order, the provider who wrote the order should be consulted for clarification.

Which unit of measurement does not appear on a medicine cup?

mg

Calibrations on a dropper are given in drops (gtt) or _______.

ml

Ratio solutions express the number of grams of the drug per 100 mL of solution. T/F

F. Ratio solutions express the number of grams of the drug per total milliliters of solution.

The label reads "Potassium Chloride Oral Solution USP 10%; 20 mEq per 15 mL; Delivers 15 mL; Sugar Free, Alcohol 5%; Dilute before using." How much potassium chloride is in this unit dose?

20 mEq per 15 mL

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