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ELLIST#77

MATH BASIC SKILLS CH 4 - METRIC MEASUREMENTS & DOSES

QUESTIONANSWER
What is the formula used to calculate pediatric doses based on age and what is the name of the formula? Young's Rule: (age (in years))/(age+12 years)*adult dose = pediatric dose
A patient weighing 89kg is to receive 0.8mg/kg/day for 10 days. How many grams will the patient receive over the course of therapy? 1.57g
A No-Doz tablet contains 50mg caffeine. The patient is to take 1 tablet every 6 hours. How many grams of caffeine will the patient take in one day? 0.2g
If a capsule contains 50mg of an active ingredient, how many grams will 30 capsules contain? 1.5g
Infant Tylenol is available 80mg/0.6ml. The doctor prescribes 120mg. How many ml will the patient receive? 0.9ml
Phenytoin suspension is available as 125mg/5ml. The patient is to take 100mg tid. How many ml will the patient take per dose? 4ml
What is formula for Clark's Rule? child's weight (in lb)/150lb * adult dose = pediatric dose
What is the pediatric dose for a child weighing 10kg if the adult dose is 325mg? 48mg
Convert 250mcg to mg. 250mcg = 0.25mg
Zithromax is available as 200mg/5ml. A dose of 500mg would be how many ml? 12.5ml
A child weighing 20kg is to receive amoxicillin 50mg/kg/day in 3 divided doses. How many mg will be in each dose? 333mg
A patient receives 125ml/hr. How many liters will be needed for 24 hours? 3 L
There is 1g of sodium bicarbonate in 1 L of water. What percentage is the solution? 0.1%
How many days will the following prescription last: ss tab qid #12 6 days
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