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ATI Dosage by weight - pharm
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A nurse is preparing to administer valproic acid (Depakote) 45 mg/kg/day PO divided in equal doses every 8 hr to a child who weighs 66 lb. Available is valproic acid syrup 250 mg/5 mL. How many mL should the nurse administer per dose?
9
A nurse is preparing to administer potassium chloride (Kaon-CL) 5mEq/kg/day PO divided in equal doses every 6 hr to a child who weighs 64 lb. Available is potassium chloride liquid 40 mEq/15 mL. How many mL should the nurse administer per dose?
13.6
A nurse is converting an infant's weight from lb to kg. If the infant weighs 6 lb 2 oz, she weighs how many kg?
2.8
A nurse is preparing to administer erythromycin ethylsuccinate (EryPed) 50 mg/kg/day PO divided in equal doses every 6 hr to a toddler who weighs 32 lb. Available is erythromycin ethylsuccinate suspension 200 mg/5 mL. How many mL should the nurse administer per dose?
4.5
A nurse is converting a toddler's weight from lb to kg. If the toddler weighs 20 lb 8 oz, she weighs how many kilograms?
9.3
A nurse is converting an infant's weight from lb to kg. If the infant weighs 10 lb 4 oz, what is his weight in kg?
4.7
A nurse is converting an infant's weight from lb to kg. If the infant weighs 17 lb 9oz, what is his weight in kg?
8
A nurse is preparing to administer cefaclor (Ceclor) 40 mg/kg/day PO dividied in equal doses every 8 hour to a child who weighs 48 lb. Available is cefaclor suspension 375 mg/5 mL. How many mL should the nurse administer per dose?
3.9
A nurse is preparing to administer ampicillin (principen) 50 mg/kg/day PO divided in equal doses every 6 hr to a child who weighs 88 lb. Available is ampicillin oral suspension 250 mg/5 mL. How many mL should the nurse administer per dose?
10
A nurse is preparing to administer amoxicillin (Amoxil) 25 mg/kg/day PO divided in equal doses every 8 hr to a preschooler who weighs 43 lb. Available is amoxicillin suspension 250 mg/5mL. How many mL should the nurse administer per dose?
3.3
A nurse is preparing to administer ceftazidime (Fortaz) 30 mg/kg/day IV bolus divided in equal doses every 8 hr to a toddler who weighs 22 lb. Available is ceftazidime injection 280 mg/mL. How many mL should the nurse administer per dose?
10
A nurse is preparing to administer acyclovir (Zovirax) 5 mg/kg PO every 8 hr to a client who weighs 75 lb. How many mg should the nurse administer per dose?
170.5
A nurse is preparing to administer tobramycin (Tobrex) 2.5 mg/kg IM to a preschooler who weighs 20 kg. Available is tobramycin injection 40 mg/mL. How many mL should the nurse administer per dose?
1.3
A nurse is preparing to administer potassium gluconate (Kaon) 3 mEq/kg/day PO divided in equal doses every 6 hr to a preschooler who weighs 42 lb. Available is potassium gluconate liquid 20 mEq/15 mL. How many mL should the nurse administer per dose?
11
A nurse is preparing to administer famotidine (Pepcid) 0.5 mg/kg PO every 12 hr to a child who weighs 50 lb. How many mg should the nurse administer per dose?
11.4
A nurse is preparing to administer epoetin alfa (Epogen) 50 units/kg subcutaneous to a preschooler who weighs 40 lb. Available is epoetin alfa 2,000 units/mL. How many mL should the nurse administer?
0.45
A nurse is preparing to administer amoxicillin (Amoxil) 30 mg/kg/day PO divided in equal doses every 12 hr to an infant who weighs 5.5 kg. Available is amoxicillin suspension 125 mg/5mL. How many mL should the nurse administer per dose?
3.3
A nurse is preparing to administer potassium gluconate (Kaon) 2 mEq/kg PO every 12 hr to a child who weighs 50 lb. How many mEq should the nurse administer per dose?
22.7
A nurse is preparing to administer phenytoin (Dilantin) 15 mg/kg/day PO divided in equal doses every 8 hr to a client who weighs 120 lb. Available is phenytoin suspension 125 mg/5mL. How many mL should the nurse administer per dose?
10.9
A nurse is preparing to administer to loading dose of phenytoin (Dilantin) 5 mg/kg IV bolus stat to an infant who weighs 12lb 4 oz. How many mg should the nurse administer?
28
a nurse is preparing to administer gentamicin to a client who weights 165 lb. the medication references recommends administering 2mg/km IM q 8 h, how many mg should the nurse plan to administer per dose? (round to the nearest whole number.)
150 mg
a nurse is preparing to administer phenytoin 5 mg/kg/day PO divided equally every 12 hr for an infant who weighs 12 lb 4 oz. how many mg should the nurse administer per dose? (round to the nearest tenth.)
13.9
a nurse is preparing to administer cefdinir to a child who weighs 44 lb. the medication reference recommends administering 7mg/kg PO every 12 hr. how many mg should the nurse plan to administer per dose? (round to nearest whole number)
140
a nurse is converting a toddler's weight from lb to kg. if the toddler weighs 17 lb 9 oz, what is the child's weight in kg? (round to nearest whole #)
8
a nurse is preparing to administer midazolam IM to a client who is preoperative and weighs 132 lb. the medication reference states the safe dosage range is 0.07 to 0.08 mg/kg. what is the maximum safe dose the nurse should expect to administer? (round to nearest tenth)
4.8
a nurse is preparing to administer ampicillin 50 mg/kg/day PO divided in equal doses of every 8 hr to a child who weighs 39.6 lb. available is ampicillin oral suspension 250 mg/5 ml. how many ml should the nurse administer per dose? (round to nearest whole #)
6
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