Question

order: dilittiazam 0.25 mg/kg iv bolus over 2 mins. pt weighs 209
lbs. available: dilitiazem 5 mg/ ml. how many ml wil pt
receive

Answer #1

Dilittiazam :

It is an Antihypertensive medication, coming under the category of Calcium channel blockers. It is also can be used in Angina, heart arrhythmias. The brand name is Cardizem.

Dosage of drug as per order: 0.25mg / kg

Patient's weight = 209 lbs

209 lbs = 209 × 0.454 = 94.80 kilogram

( 1lbs = 0.454 kilogram)

Dosage of drug = 0.25 mg × 94.80 kg

= 23.7 mg

Dillitiazam dose = 5mg / ml

How many ml patient will receive?

23.7/ 5 = 4.74

The patient has to recieve 4.74 ml to get a dose of 23.7 , that is the ordered dose by the Doctor .

Answer = 4.74 ml.

Nearest whole number is 5 , so 5ml can be recieved by the patient.

order: dobutamine 3 mcg/kg/min. pt weighs 140.8 lbs. avail:
dobutamine 250 mg in 250 ml d5w. what is pump setting

A medication order for a patient weighing 170 lbs calls for 0.25
mg/kg of amphotericin B to be added to 250 mL of 5% dextrose
injection. The pharmacy has a vial of amphotericin B available in
the concentration of 50 mg/10 mL. How many milliliters of
amphotericin B should be added to the dextrose injection? (Tip: you
should know the appropriate rounding based on the instrument you
will use to measure)

A patient who weighs 259 lb is prescribed to receive nesiritide
(Natrecor) 2 mcg/kg as an intravenous bolus. The drug available is
1.5 mg/5 mL. How many milliliters of the drug will you prepare to
make the correct dose?

1. A client who weighs 33 lbs is prescribed cephalexin (Keflex)
100 mg/kg/d every 6 hours. The medication is available as 250 mg/5
ml. How many ml of medication will the nurse provide for each
dose?

Medication order reads: Fluconazole 12 mg/kg IV day 1. Supply on
hand: Fluconazole 2 mg/mL. Patient's weight 157 lbs. Give _______
mL

Melanie weighs 27 pounds. The order reads: Vancomycin 150 mg IV
q 6 hours.
Recommended dosage is 44 mg/kg/24 hours. Supplied: 200 mg/5
ml.
Step 1: Weight in
kg:
_______________
Step 2: Maximum safe dose for 24 hours:
_______________
Step 3: Amount ordered for 24 hours:
_______________
Step 4: Is the ordered dose safe?
_______________
Step 5: Calculate amount to be given per
dose
_______________
Step 6: How many mg/kg/day is the...

Albus Severus Potter weighs 42 lb and 5 oz. He is prescribed
Rocephin 800 mg IV BID. The recommended dosage is 50 – 75
mg/kg/day.
1) Convert the weight to kg. Round to the nearest tenth.
2) Is the ordered dosage safe? If it is, calculate what you will
administer. If not, what is your next step?
The prescriber changes the order to Rocephin 500 mg IV over one
hour BID. You have on hand Rocephin 2 g/50 mL.
3)...

5. How many mcg/kg/min is the order of Dopamine IV drip at 12
ml/hr., if the client has a cardio-renal syndrome who weighs 97
kgs, and the dopamine bag is the 800 mg per 250 ml?

order : cloxacillin 100mg,po,q6h
child weighs 8kg
child drug dosage:50-100 mg/kg/day in 4 divided doses
available : cloxacillin 125mg/5ml
A. is the prescribed dose appropriate
a. yes
b No
B How many ml should the child receive per dose

Show calculations
Q9. The toddler weighs 40 lbs and the physician order reads
“Administer Codeine 1.5 mg PO now. The safe range
for Codeine is PO 0.5 mg- 1.5 mg/kg/day every 4hr
prn. What is the safe therapeutic dose range (in mg) in
one dose?
Q10. A neonate weighs 7 lb. 6 oz. The physician order
reads “Administer Ampicillin 50 mg/kg orally QID." The
medication is available as an oral suspension of 125mg/5
mL. What is the dose (in mg) the nurse should administer
in...

ADVERTISEMENT

Get Answers For Free

Most questions answered within 1 hours.

ADVERTISEMENT

asked 43 minutes ago

asked 47 minutes ago

asked 52 minutes ago

asked 1 hour ago

asked 1 hour ago

asked 1 hour ago

asked 1 hour ago

asked 1 hour ago

asked 1 hour ago

asked 2 hours ago

asked 2 hours ago

asked 3 hours ago