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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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