Dosage Calculations Set 2

12 Questions  I  By Amonacelli
Practice answering dosage calculation and pharmaceutical related questions PRIOR to taking the medication dosage calculation examination.  Be sure to use your books to help you answer the questions.

  
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1.   The nurse must know the antidote to use for Heparin.  Choose the correct answer.
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2.  The physician ordered a Heparin bolus of 5,000 units IV followed by a Heparin drip at 500 units per hour.  There is also an order for a stat PT/PTT.  Using the standard Heparin preparation (25,000 units in 500 ml), calculate the cc/hr you will program into the IV pump.
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3.  Which of these abbreviations indicates that a drug is to be administered prior to meals?
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4.  How many grams are equivalent to 300 milligrams (mg)?
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5.  60 cc's is equivalent to how many ounces?
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6.  Name two (2) serious reactions that may occur with Gentamycin use.
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7.  Which of the following is NOT a true statement regarding Nitroglycerin therapy?
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8.  Which of the following is NOT a clinically significant adverse reaction from Prednisone administration?
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9.  When administering an aminoglycoside antibiotic (ie: Vancomycin or Gentamycin) to a client, the nurse monitors which of the following?
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10.  The nurse administering a proton pump inhibitor (ie: Prilosec) should understand that this drug is used to:
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11.  Nitroglycerin is available in ointment or paste form.  Before applying nitroglycerin ointment, the nurse should:
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12.  Which of the following is classified as a potassium sparing diuretic?
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