25 terms

The metric system uses?

a and b

The equivalent metric length of a 3-inch scar would be?

75 mm

Two tablespoons of medication is equal to?

30 mL

If a patient is prescribed a medication that is available in 25-mg tablets and is directed to take 75 mg daily, how many tablets will be given for a 30-day supply?

90 tablets

If a patient is prescribed 10 mg of a medication, and 2 mg/5 mL of the medication is on hand, how many mL are needed to administer to the patient?

25 mL

The time 2017 can be identified as?

8:17 pm

A patient takes 90 mg of medication daily. Convert this to grams.

0.09 g

Zithromax® oral suspension is available in dropper form. When it is properly mixed, there are 200 mg per 5 mL. How many milligrams are taken if the patient took 2 teaspoons of the properly mixed suspension?

400 mg

A 1-liter bag of IV solution would contain how many cubic centimeters of fluid?

1000 cc

If a newborn baby weighs 8 pounds 8 ounces at birth, approximately how many kilograms does the baby weigh?

4 kg

If a medication is available in 0.05-mg tablets and the amount ordered is 0.025 mg tablets, how many tablets would be given?

1/2

A doctor prescribes 10 mg of cough syrup. Available is 5 mg/5 mL. How many teaspoons would you give?

2

You have been asked by the physician to administer 100,000 U of a medication. Available: 200,000 U/mL. Amount of drug to be drawn is?

0.5 mL

One meter would be approximately equivalent to

40 in.

A reasonable circumference for a newborn baby's head would be

32 cm

A medication is ordered as one 6-mg tablet and is available in a 4-mg tablet. The number of tablets to be given is

1 1/2

A prescription written for 1 1/2 teaspoons would be equivalent to which metric measurement?

7 1/2 mL

If a reconstituted medication is 200 mg/5 mL, how many mg would 15 mL be (of the same solution)?

600 mg

A medication order calls for one teaspoon. Compute the metric equivalent.

5 mL

A medication with two active ingredients is ordered as 30 mg/1200 mg per tablet. The available tablets are 15 mg/600 mg. How many tablets would be given?

2

A total daily dosage is 100-mg tablets, given bid. How many milligrams must each tablet be if the tablets are given whole (not divided)?

50 mg

The physician orders 400,000 U of a medication to be given subcutaneously. Available: 250,000 U/mL. Amount of drug to be drawn is

1. 6 cc

A physician orders 0. 2 mg of a medication to be given subcutaneously. Available: 0. 4 mg/mL. Amount of drug to be drawn is

0. 5 mL

An order has been written for a patient to receive 0. 6 mg of a medication intramuscularly. Available: 0. 4 mg/mL. Amount of drug to be drawn is

1. 5 mL

An order has been written for an allied health professional to administer 10 mg of a medication intramuscularly. Available: 10 mg/0. 5 mL. Amount of drug to be drawn is

1/2 cc