Dextrose 50%

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  • 1. 
    What are the indications for Dextrose 50%?
    • A. 

      Hypoglycemia (documented or strongly suspected)

    • B. 

      ALOC

    • C. 

      Coma of unknown origin

    • D. 

      Seizure of unknown origin

    • E. 

      All of the above


  • 2. 
    What are the contraindications for Dextrose 50%?
    • A. 

      Known hyperglycemia

    • B. 

      Chest Pain

    • C. 

      Bradycardia

    • D. 

      All of the above


  • 3. 
    Dextrose 50% can cause tissue necrosis if extravasation occurs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 4. 
    What is the adult dose of Dextrose 50%?
    • A. 

      50 grams IV

    • B. 

      25 grams in 50 mL IV

    • C. 

      100 grams IV

    • D. 

      10 grams


  • 5. 
    What is the dose of Dextrose for a patient under 2 months?
    • A. 

      5-10 mL/kg D10W

    • B. 

      25 mL/kg D10W

    • C. 

      50 mL/kg D10W

    • D. 

      1 mL/kg D10W


  • 6. 
    D10W is prepared by mixing one part of D50W with four parts Lactated Ringer's.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 7. 
    What is the dose of Dextrose for a patient greater than 2 months but less than 2 years of age?
    • A. 

      10 mL/kg of 25% Dextrose IV/IO

    • B. 

      2-4 mL/kg of 25% Dextrose IV/IO

    • C. 

      25 mL/kg of 25% Dextrose IV/IO

    • D. 

      None of the Above


  • 8. 
    Dextrose 25% is prepared by mixing D50W with an equal volume of Lactated Ringer's.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 9. 
    What is the pediatric dose of Dextrose for a patient greater than 2 years of age?
    • A. 

      D50W 1-2 mL/kg IV/IO for a max dose of 25 grams

    • B. 

      2-4 mL/kg D25W

    • C. 

      5 mg/kg

    • D. 

      2.5 mcg/kg


  • 10. 
    Dextrose is a carbohydrate.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


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