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1,000,000 mcg
1 gram
1,000 mcg
1 miligram
1,000 miligrams
1 gram
1000 g
1 kg
1000 mililiters
1 liter
1 cubic centimeter
1 mL
8 fl oz
1 standard measuring cup
16 fl oz
1 pt
32 fl oz (4 answers)
2 pt, 1 liter, 1 quart, 960 ml
4 quarts
1 gallon
5 ml
1 teaspoon
15 ml
1 Tablespoon
30 ml
1 oz
240 ml
1 standard measuring cup
1 kg or 1000 g
2.2 lbs
2.5 cm
1 inch
1 fl oz
30 ml
1 quart
1 liter
5 g= how many mg?
5000
9 mg= how many mcg?
9000
10 mcg= how many mg?
0.01
0.5 g= how many mg?
500
change 2 qt to oz
64
change 128 oz to L
4
Change 16 oz to ml
480
5 oz=how many ml?
150
200 ml= how many oz? (round to nearest tenth)
6.7
36 gtt= how many ml?
2.4
3 g= how many mg?
3000
2 kg= how many dag?
200
4 L= how many dL?
40
1200 ml- how many L?
1.2
150 cm= how many M?
1.5
400 dag= how many g?
4000
4 t= how many ml?
20
6 T= how many t?
18
32 oz= how many measuring cups?
4
3t= how many ml?
15
Furosemide 50mg IV push now.
Available: furosemide 40 mg/10 ml
How many mL will you give?
round to nearest tenth
12.5
Medication order: atropine 0.3 mg
available: 0.5 mg/ml
how many ml will you administer?
round to nearest tenth
0.6
Medication order: penicillin 1.3 million units stat
available: penicillin vial labeled 10,000,000 units/10 ml
how many ml will you administer?
round to nearest tenth
1.3
medication order: ampicillin suspension 275 mg q6h
available: ampicillin suspension 50 mg/ml
how many ml will you administer?
round to nearest tenth
5.5
Medication order: Procan SR 1 g PO q6hAvailable: Procan SR 500 mg tablets. How many tablets will you administer?
2
Medication order: Erythromycin 125 mg via gastric tube tidAvailable: Erythromycin 250 mg/5 mL. How many mL will you administer? Round to the nearest tenth.
2.5
Medication order: Unipen 750 mg IM q6h
Available: Unipen 1 g/2.5 mL after it has been reconstituted.
How many mL of the reconstituted solution will you administer? Round to the nearest tenth.
1.9
Medication order: Capoten 100 mgAvailable: Capoten 0.1 g tablets. How many tablets will you administer?
1
Medication order: Vistaril 20 mg IM nowAvailable: Vistaril 25 mg/mL. How many mL will you administer? Round to the nearest tenth.
0.8
Medication order: Zaroxolyn 7.5 mg PO bidAvailable: Zaroxolyn 5 mg tablets. How many tablets will you administer? Round to the nearest tenth.
1.5
Medication order: 50 mg/kg/day
Patient weight: 85.8 pounds
The patient will receive ____ mg/day.
1950
Medication order: 90 mg/kg/day
Patient weight: 94 pounds
The patient will receive ____ mg/day.
3845.45
Medication order: 100 mg/kg/day
Patient weight: 60 pounds
The patient will receive _____ mg/day.
2727.27
Child's BSA: 1.1 m2
Order: Betamethasone 4 mg/m2/day PO, divided into four doses
Available: Syrup 0.6 mg/5 mL
How many milliliters will you administer per dose?
3.66
Order: 20 mg of a medication by mouth tid
Patient weight: 132 pounds (60 kg)
Safe dose range: 1 to 3 mg/kg/day
This is a safe medication order.
yes
The BSA of a 5-year-old patient is 0.9 m2.
Medication order: Carmustine 75 mg/m2 every day times 2 days
Available: 100 mg/10 mL vial
The patient would receive a dose of _____ mL/day times 2 days.
6.75
Order: 35 mg of a medication by mouthtid
Patient weight: 99 pounds
Safe dose range: 2 to 4 mg/kg/day
This is a safe medication orde
yes
The BSA of a patient who is 3 years old is 0.62 m2.
Medication order: Daunorubicin 25 mg/m2 weekly
Available: 2 mg/mL in 25 mL vial
The patient would receive a dose of _____ mg/week.
Round to the nearest tenth.
15.5
Patient weight: 76 pounds (34 kg)
Safe dose range: 45 to 65 mg/kg/day
Minimum safe dose: 1534 mg/day
Maximum safe dose: 2210 mg/day
Medication order: 500 mg PO qid
This is a safe medication order.
yes
Patient weight: 45 pounds (20.45 kg)
Safe dose range: 15 to 22 mg/kg/day
Minimum safe dose: 306.81 mg/day
Maximum safe dose: 449.90 mg/day
Medication order: 60 mg PO qid
This is a safe medication order.
no
Medication order: Provachol (pravastatin sodium) 30 mg given STAT
Drug available: Provachol 10 mg tablets
How many tablets will you give?
3
Medication order: Augmentin (amoxicillin/clavulanate) 800 mg oral suspension q12h
Drug available: Augmentin 200 mg/5 mL
How many mL will the nurse give?
20
The patient is to have 200 mL total of a 25% solution of Isocal through his feeding tube qid.
You have available Isocal full strength in 200 mL containers.
How much water is needed to have a 25% solution?
150
Ceclor is available in 125 mg/5 mL. The dose to be administered is for 450 mg.
How many milliliters will be administered?
18
Medication order: Diabinese 0.1 g PO daily
The drug container label reads: Diabinese 100 mg/tablet
How many tablets will you give?
1
Medication order: Cephalexin 375 mg PO tid
How many grams will the patient receive each 24 hours? Round to the nearest tenth.
1.1
A STAT dose of 20 mg of a drug is ordered for a patient. The drug comes in 5 and 10 mg tablets.
There are no 10 mg tablets on hand.
How many tablets will the nurse give?
4
A total daily dosage of sulfasalazine (Azulfidine) for a patient is 2 g to be administered in two equal doses. The medicine is available in 200 mg tablets.
How many tablets should be given for each dose?
5
An individual is taking cough suppressant that contains codeine 10 mg in 5 mL. If the individual took 12 tsp of the medication during a 24-hour period, approximately how many milligrams of codeine would have been taken?
120
You are working at a long-term care unit, and you need to prepare your tube feeding for the next shift. You need to prepare a 35% Ensure solution. You have available full-strength Ensure. Your total feeding will be 300 mL of a 35% preparation
How many milliliters of water will you need to complete your feeding solution?
195
Medication order: morphine sulfate 1/6 gr subQ
Drug available: morphine sulfate 10 mg/2 mL
How many mL will you give?
2
Medication order: heparin 2500 units/hr
Drug available: heparin 20,000 units in 250 mL D5W
At what rate will you set your pump?
31.25
Medication order: heparin 5000 units subQ every 12 hours
Drug available: heparin 10,000 units/2 mL
How many mL will you administer?
1
Medication order: atropine 0.4 mg subQ on call for surgery
Drug available: atropine 0.4 mg per 2 mL
How many mL will you administer?
2
Penicillin G Procaine (Wycillin) contains 300,000 units/mL. How many units would there be in 2.5 mL?
750000
A patient has an order for 200 mg q8h of cimetidine (Tagamet) to be administered intramuscularly. The vial of 8 mL contains 300 mg per 2 mL.
How many mL would you give q8h? Round to the nearest tenth.
1.3
1,000,000 units/5 mL. If a patient has an order for 500,000 units of penicillin IM, how many mL of the medication should be administered? Round to the nearest tenth.
2.5
The preoperative order is for atropine sulfate 0.15 mg. The supply of atropine sulfate is 0.4 mg/mL.
How many mL will you prepare? Round to the nearest tenth.
0.4
Medication order: Vistaril 20 mg IM q4h PRN for nausea The 10 mL vial that you have available is labeled 25 mg/mL.
How many mL will you draw up to give? Round to the nearest tenth.
0.8
Medication order: Haldol 3 mg IM q6h PRN for agitation The 1 mL vial that you have available is labeled 5 mg/mL.
How many mL will you draw up to give? Round to the nearest tenth.
0.6
You have an IV infusing at 125 mL/hr.
How long will it take 1500 mL to infuse?
12
Medication order: Rocephin 1 g IV every 12 hours over 30 minutes
Available: rocephin 1 g in 150 mL NS
At what rate would you set your pump?
5
A patient is to receive lidocaine hydrochloride (Xylocaine) 100 mg as an intravenous bolus.
The Xylocaine is labeled 20 mg/mL.
How many milliliters should be administered?
5
An infusion pump is set to administer 75 mL/hr to a patient.
How many hours will it take for the patient to receive 600 mL of fluid?
8
Medication order: 40 mEq of potassium chloride to be added to a 1000 mL intravenous solution
The potassium chloride is available in a solution of 5 mEq/mL.
How many milliliters should be added to the solution?
8
The IV order is for 1.5 L of D5NS to be infused over 12 hours.
The IV will be administered through an electronic pump.
What will be the hourly flow rate?
125
The IV order is for D5W to infuse at 100 mL/hr. The drop factor is 10 gtt/mL.
How many drops per minute (gtt/min) should the IV be regulated?
17
Medication order: Erythromycin 200 mg in 250 mL D5W to infuse over 1 hour.
The drop factor is 10 gtt/mL.
Calculate the flow rate in drops per minute (gtt/min).
42
Medication order: Garamycin 80 mg IVPB over 30 minutes.
Available: Garamycin (gentamicin sulfate) 80 mg in 50 mL of D5W.
Calculate the flow rate in mL/hr.
100
The IV order is for 3000 mL of D5W over 24 hours.
The IV will be administered through an electronic pump.
What will be the hourly flow rate?
125
Medication on hand: Heparin 25,000 units in 500 mL
How many units per mL?
50
Medication on hand: Insulin 50 units in 100 mL
How many units per mL?
0.5
Medication on hand: Insulin 75 units in 125 mL
How many units per mL?
0.6
Medication order: Insulin 15 units in 500 mL, infuse at 0.06 units/min
How many mL per hour do you need to infuse to deliver 0.06 units/min?
120
Medication order: Aminophylline 1 gram in 250 mL,infuse 25 mg/hr
How many mL per hour must you infuse to deliver 25 mg/hr?
6.25
Medication order: Heparin 25,000 units in 500 mL, infuse 4000 units/hr
How many mL per hour do you need to infuse to deliver 4000 units/hr?
80
Medication order: Alteplase 80 mg in 150 mL, infuse at 6 mL/hr
How many milligrams has the patient received in 8 hours?
25.6
Medication order: Heparin 15,000 units in 200 mL, infuse at 30 mL/hr
How many units of medication has the patient received in 4 hours?
9000
Medication order: Lidocaine 8 mg in 250 mL, infuse at 10 mcg/min
How many mL per hour do you need to infuse to deliver 10 mcg/min?
18.88... 18.75
Medication order: Lidocaine 2 grams in 1000 mL, infuse 0.02 mg/kg/min
Patient weight: 206 pounds
How many mL per hour do you need to infuse to deliver 0.02 mg/kg/min?
56.18
Medication order: Lidocaine 1 gram in 1000 mL, infuse 0.04 mcg/kg/min
Patient weight: 155 pounds
How many mL per hour do you need to infuse to deliver 0.04 mcg/kg/min?
0.17
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