1. The order reads nadolol, (Corgard) 0.12g. The tablets are 120mg each. How many
tablets will your patient receive?
2. Order: administer 0.5mg triazolam (Halcion). Each tablet contains 0.25mg. How many
tablets will you administer to the patient?
3. The patient weighs 55 kg; order is 0.1mg per kg. How many mg. will you administer to
4. The order reads give gr. 12.5 of a drug. Each tablet on hand contains 250mg. How
many tablets are needed?
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?
6. The physician orders chloral hydrate gr 7.5. The vial is labeled 0.5 g = 10cc. How
many cc's will you give?
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.
19 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
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?
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.
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