How many milligrams would a patient receive if the order is for 15 ml and

1.         How many milligrams would a patient receive if the order is for 15 ml and the         medication strength is 300 mg/tsp?

Give _____________________

2.         The order: Lanoxin 0.125 mg po every day

Label:        Lanoxin 0.25 mg/tablet

Give _____________________

3.         Order: Codeine elixir gr i po every 4 hours as needed for pain (gr = grain)

Label:   Codeine elixir gr ½ per 5 ml

Give _____________________

4.         Order: Ancef 40 mg/kg/day in divided doses every 8 hours for infection

Supply: Ancef 1 gram (1 G)/ 5 mL              Child’s weight: 30 lb.

How many mL would be given to provide the ordered dose per administration?

a.          0.5 mL

b.          0.7 mL

c.          0.9 mL

d.          1.4 mL

5.         An order reads: give Tylenol grains 10 if oral temperature is above 101°F or above.

The patient’s temperature is 39.2°C.

What is the patient’s temp in Fahrenheit (F)?   _________________

 

Will you give the medication?     YES        NO      (circle one)

 

Tylenol is available in tablets 1 tab = 325 mg

 

If needed, the patient will receive ___________________ tab(s)

 

 

 

 

6.         Order: Kantrex 15 mg/kg/day IM in four divided doses to an adult weighing 157 lb.

Label: Kantrex 1gram/3ml

 

Give _______________________

 

 

 

7.         Order: 800 ml of D5 L/R in 4 hours

Drop factor: 15 gtts/ml

 

gtts/min________________________

 

ml/hr___________________________

 

8.         Order: 50 ml of fluid to infuse in 30 minutes

Drop factor: 60 gtts/ml

 

gtts/min________________________

 

ml/hr___________________________

 

 

9.         Order: Phenobarbitol Sodium 100 mg IM.

Label: Phenobarbitol Sodium 125 mg / 2 ml.

Give ______________ml.

10.       Order: Keflin 500 mg IM.

Label: Keflin 1 g

Reconstitution: add 4 ml of sterile diluent to yield 0.5 g / 2.2 ml.                    

           

            Give ______________ml.

11.       Compute the total eight hour intake in mL:

po: 500 ml water, 2 cups soup, 8 oz juice

IV: 100 ml per hour

I = __________________________

12.       Order: Give Tylenol gr XV for temp > 101 degrees F.

Temp is 101.8 degrees F.

Medication on hand is Tylenol tabs: 500 mg = 1 tab.

(gr XV = 1 gram; gr i = 60 mg)

How many tabs do we give? ___________________________tab(s)