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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 one dose?

Q11. A neonate weighs 7 lb. 6 oz and the physician order reads “Administer Ampicillin 50 mg/kg orally QID. What is the dose (in mg) the nurse could administer in a day?

Q12. A neonate weighs 7 lb. 6 oz and the physician order reads “Administer Ampicillin 50 mg/kg orally QID." The medication is available as an oral suspension of 125mg/5 mL.

What amount (in mL) should the nurse administer per dose?

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