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Midwifery Drug Calculations

47 Questions  I  By Littleshebear
Midwifery Drug Calculations
A practice drug calc quiz for first year student midwives.

  
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1.  250mg of liquid cough mixture is ordered. Stock at hand is 1g in 3ml. How much should be administered.
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2.  A patient is ordered 40mg of insulin. Ampoules contain 25mg/ml. What volume should be administered?
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B.
C.
D.
3.  8225mcg = _______mg
4.  2.38L = _______ml
5.  4.65mg = _______ mcg
6.  4.9 kg = _______________g
7.  5125mcg = ______mg
8.  3.475L = _______ ml
9.  8600mg = _______g
10.  4.305L = ______ ml
11.  6.95mg = _______ mcg
12.  10 kg = _______g
13.  Aspirin 15mg orally is ordered. Supply stock is 10mg/5ml. How many ml will need to be administered?
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B.
C.
D.
14.  Paracetamol 0.6g orally is ordered. Stock on hand is 200mg tablets. How many will need to be administered for this dose?
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B.
C.
D.
15.  Syntocinon 0.5 mg is ordered. 125mcg is available. How many tablets need to be administered?
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B.
C.
D.
16.  150mg Vitamin K syrup is orderd. Stock on hand contains 15mg/ml. How many mls must be administered?
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B.
C.
D.
17.  Lanoxin 1250mg orally is ordered. 150mg/ml is in stock. What dose must be administered.
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B.
C.
D.
18.  Ranitidine hydrochloride 650mg orally is ordered. Available is 325mg/10ml. What volume should be given?
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B.
C.
D.
19.  Heparin 7500U is ordered. In stock is 5000U/ml. What volume needs to be administered?
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B.
C.
D.
20.  Acetominphen 250mg is ordered. Stock on hand is 1 g in 10ml. Calculate the volume given.
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B.
C.
D.
21.  Lanoxin 30mg 4/24 is ordered. Ward stock is 5mg/ml. What volume should be drawn up?
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B.
C.
D.
22.  You are required to give 500mg of Chloromycetin. In stock is a bottle of reconstituted Chloromycetin which contains 125mg per 5ml. How much would you give?
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B.
C.
D.
23.  Ordered is 0.5g to be given orally. Ward stock is 125mg/2ml. Calculate the volume to be given.
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B.
C.
D.
24.    120 mg of Pethidine is ordered. Stock in hand is 40mg/ml. Calculate the volume to be given.
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B.
C.
D.
25.  Heparin 0.25 mg is ordered, 125 µg is available. How many tables need to be administered?
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B.
C.
D.
26.  75mg of an antibiotic is ordered for your patient. Ward stock is 100mg/2ml. How much should be administered?
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B.
C.
D.
27.  8725 mcg = ______ mg
28.  38 L = _______ ml
29.  65 mg = ______ mcg
30.  10 kg = ______ g
31.  125 mcg = ________ mg
32.  74.5 L = ________ ml
33.  600 mg = ______ g
34.  305 L = ________ ml
35.  95 mg = ________ mcg
36.  2.5 kg = ______ g
37.  Strength Required: Oral Lanoxin 0.125 mg Strength in stock: 250mcg/tablet. Dose administered?
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B.
C.
D.
38.  Strength Required: Oral Mycostatin 1 000 000 units Strength in stock: 500 000 units/tablet Dose administered?
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B.
C.
D.
39.  Strength Required: Oral Avapro 300mg Strength in stock: 150 mg/tablet Dose administered?
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B.
C.
D.
40.  Strength Required: Oral Atenolol 25 mg Strength in stock: 50 mg/tablet Dose administered?
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B.
C.
D.
41.  Strength Required: IV Frusemide 60 mg Strength in stock: 80 mg/2ml Dose administered?
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B.
C.
D.
42.  Strength Required: S/C Humulin 25 units Strength in stock: 100 units/ml Dose administered?
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B.
C.
D.
43.  Strength Required: Oral frusemide 60 mg Strength in stock: 20 mg/tablet Dose administered?
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B.
C.
D.
44.  Strength Required: Oral Slow K 1.8 g Strength in stock: 600 mg/tablet Dose administered?
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B.
C.
D.
45.  Strength Required: Oral warfarin 4 mg Strength in stock: 1 mg/tablet Dose administered?
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B.
C.
D.
46.  A patient is prescribed Prednisone 12 mg. There are 1 mg, 5 mg and 25 mg tablets in stock. Which combination of these tablets should be given?
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B.
C.
D.
47.  A patient is prescribed 20 mg of Frusemide. There are 40 mg tablets in stock. How many shoudl the patient be given?
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B.
C.
D.
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