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# 1) The physician orders morphine syrup 30mg po q4hrs prn for pain. The pharmacy supplies morphine...

1) The physician orders morphine syrup 30mg po q4hrs prn for pain. The pharmacy supplies morphine syrup 20mg/mL for this patient. The nurse should administer ..................mL per dose for pain.

Please round to nearest 10th if necessary

2) The physician orders clindamycin 300mg in 100ml 0.9% normal saline to infuse at 10mg/min. How long will this infusion last?

3) The doctor’s order is 5L of D5W with 20mEq of potassium to infuse over 48 hours. What is the amount (in mL/hr) to be infused?

Please round to nearest 10th if necessary

4) he doctor’s order is 5L of D5W with 20mEq of potassium to infuse over 48 hours. Drip factor is 10 gtt/ml. How many............ gtt/min?

5) The physician prescribes acyclovir 0.8 g po q4h each day. On hand are acyclovir tablets labeled 200 mg. The nurse should administer........tablet(s) for each dose.

6) The physician orders amoxicillin/potassium clavulanate 20 mg/kg/day po in 4 divided doses to a child weighing 66 pounds. The pharmacy sends 150 mg amoxicillin/potassium clavulanate tablets. The nurse should administer Answer tablet(s) per dose to this child.

7) Order is : Dilaudid 2 mg and Atropine 0.4 mg IV STAT.

Available on the unit is Dilaudid 2mg/mL and Atropine 0.2mg /mL.

How many total mL would the nurse administer?

8) Doctor’s order: 750 ml D5W to infuse over 4 hours. Drip factor: 10gtt/ml. What are the............gtt/min?

9) Order: Ampicillin 500mg IM q8h//Supply: Ampicillin 500mg

Directions: Reconstitute with 1.8mL diluent for a concentration of 250mg/mL

Please round to nearest 10th if necessary

10) Order: NS 2L to infuse at 60mL/h

Drop factor: microdrip (60 gtt/mL)

What are the answer in gtt/min?

1.AMOUNT TO BE ADMINISTERED=DESIRED AMOUNT/STRENGTH IN HAND multiplied by quantity

here the prescribed dose 30 mg,therefore the answer is 1.5 ml

30mg/20mg=1.5ml

3.104 ml/hr

4.17.33gtt/min

5.4 tablets(0.8gm=800mg,strength in hand is 200mg,patient required dose is 800mg.therefore 800/200=4)

6.one tablet per dose.(as per doctors advice 4 doses per day.child weight is 30 kg and the medication available is 150mg.amoxicillin dose is 20mg/kg/day=20multiplied by 30 /day=600/4=150mg)

7.dilaudid 1ml to be administered and atropine 2ml.

8.31.25gtt/min(750/4=187.5ml/hr multiplied by 10 and divided by 60=31.25)

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