Question

The normal dosage range for Epinephrine is 1 to 10 mcg/kg/min. The patient you are working with is 5 ft 9 in tall and weighs

176

lb. The goal is to stabilize his heart rate above 60 beats per minute. The IV bag that the pharmacy has sent contains 100 mg of Epinephrine in 1000 mL of NS.

a) Find the minimum mL/hr rate for this patient. Use dimensional analysis. Round to tenths.

______mL/hr

b) Find the maximum mL/hr hour rate.

________mL/hr

c) After several titrations the patient is stabilized when the IV is running at

74.8 mL/hr. How many mcg/kg/min in the patient recieving at this dose?

_________mcg/kg/min

Answer #1

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Patient weight: 50 kg
Medication order: Nitroprusside 2 mcg/kg/min
Pediatric dose: 200-500 mcg/kg/hr
Drug available: Nitroprusside 50 mg/5 mL
Dilution: 50.5 mg in 250 mL of NS at 19 mL/hr
Will this dilution deliver 1.27 mcg/kg/min?
A.
True
B.
False
C.
True and False
D.
Neither

12. Patient weight: 32 kg Medication order: Nitroprusside 2
mcg/kg/min Pediatric dose: 200-500 mcg/kg/hr Drug available:
Nitroprusside 50 mg/5 mL Dilution: 50.5 mg in 250 mL of NS at 19
mL/hr Will this dilution deliver 2 mcg/kg/min? A) True B) False
Answer ________________A) True
explain to me why

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