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1. The order reads nadolol, (Corgard) 0.12g. The tablets are 120mg each. How many tablets will your patient receive?
.01 tab
10 tab
1 tab
5 tab

2. Order: administer 0.5mg triazolam (Halcion). Each tablet contains 0.25mg. How many tablets will you administer to the patient?
2 tab
0.2 tab
12 tab
1 tab

3. The patient weighs 55 kg; order is 0.1mg per kg. How many mg. will you administer to the patient?
0.55 mg
5 mg
5.50 mg
50 mg

4. The order reads give gr. 12.5 of a drug. Each tablet on hand contains 250mg. How many tablets are needed?
3 tab
o.3 tab
1 tab
0.5 tab

5. The order reads: 450 mg of penicillin V Potassium P O. The label on the bottle reads 0.125 g = 4ml. How many ml will you give the patient?
4 ml
1.4 ml
0.14 ml
14 ml

6. The physician orders chloral hydrate gr 7.5. The vial is labeled 0.5 g = 10cc. How many cc's will you give?
10 cc
0.10 cc
1 cc
0.50 cc

7. Dr. Zorders wants his patient to have a half liter of D5W to infuse in 24 hours. Microdrip tubing (drip factor = 60 gtt/cc) is used. The nurse must adjust the IV rate of flow to _________ gtts/minute.
0.21 gtts/min
210 gtts/min
19 gtts/ min
21 gtts/min

8. A piggyback of gentamicin 60 mg is contained within 50cc of D5W and is to infuse over 30 minutes. The drip factor of the tubing is 10. At how many drops/minute will the IVPB infuse?
170 gtts/min
17 gtts/min
10 gtts/min
1.70 gtts/min

9. An IV pump is to deliver a liter of D5/LR at a 12 hour rate. For how many cc/hr. whould the pump be set?
18 cc/hr
180 cc/hr
83 cc/hr
41 cchr

10. 2000 cc of D5W in 0.45% NS with 40mEq of KCL is ordered q 24 hr. Drip factor is 15 gtts/cc. infuse at ______ gtts/min.
210 gtts/min
21 gtts/min
110 gtts/min
40 gtts/min

  

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