# Midwifery Drug Calculations

47 Questions

A practice drug calc quiz for first year student midwives.

• 1.
250mg of liquid cough mixture is ordered. Stock at hand is 1g in 3ml. How much should be administered.
• A.

75ml

• B.

.25ml

• C.

0.75ml

• D.

2.5ml

• 2.
A patient is ordered 40mg of insulin. Ampoules contain 25mg/ml. What volume should be administered?
• A.

2ml

• B.

1.6ml

• C.

16ml

• D.

0.2ml

• 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?
• A.

7.5 ml

• B.

25 ml

• C.

2.5 ml

• D.

0.25 ml

• 14.
Paracetamol 0.6g orally is ordered. Stock on hand is 200mg tablets. How many will need to be administered for this dose?
• A.

6 tablets

• B.

1/3 of a tablet

• C.

3 tablets

• D.

1/6 of a tablet

• 15.
Syntocinon 0.5 mg is ordered. 125mcg is available. How many tablets need to be administered?
• A.

0.5 tablets

• B.

1 tablet

• C.

1.5 tablets

• D.

4 tablets

• 16.
150mg Vitamin K syrup is orderd. Stock on hand contains 15mg/ml. How many mls must be administered?
• A.

10 ml

• B.

15 ml

• C.

1.5 ml

• D.

0.1 ml

• 17.
Lanoxin 1250mg orally is ordered. 150mg/ml is in stock. What dose must be administered.
• A.

8 ml

• B.

8.33 ml

• C.

5.6 ml

• D.

2.5 ml

• 18.
Ranitidine hydrochloride 650mg orally is ordered. Available is 325mg/10ml. What volume should be given?
• A.

2 ml

• B.

3.25 ml

• C.

6.5 ml

• D.

20 ml

• 19.
Heparin 7500U is ordered. In stock is 5000U/ml. What volume needs to be administered?
• A.

15 ml

• B.

7.5 ml

• C.

1.5 ml

• D.

0.15 ml

• 20.
Acetominphen 250mg is ordered. Stock on hand is 1 g in 10ml. Calculate the volume given.
• A.

10 ml

• B.

25 ml

• C.

0.25 ml

• D.

2.5 ml

• 21.
Lanoxin 30mg 4/24 is ordered. Ward stock is 5mg/ml. What volume should be drawn up?
• A.

6 ml

• B.

6 L

• C.

30 ml

• D.

5 ml

• 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?
• A.

35 ml

• B.

20 ml

• C.

50 ml

• D.

12.5 ml

• 23.
Ordered is 0.5g to be given orally. Ward stock is 125mg/2ml. Calculate the volume to be given.
• A.

4 ml

• B.

6 ml

• C.

8 ml

• D.

10 ml

• 24.
120 mg of Pethidine is ordered. Stock in hand is 40mg/ml. Calculate the volume to be given.
• A.

30 ml

• B.

12 ml

• C.

40 ml

• D.

3 ml

• 25.
Heparin 0.25 mg is ordered, 125 µg is available. How many tables need to be administered?
• A.

20 mg

• B.

2 tablets

• C.

200 µg

• D.

0.2 ml

• 26.
75mg of an antibiotic is ordered for your patient. Ward stock is 100mg/2ml. How much should be administered?
• A.

15 ml

• B.

75 ml

• C.

6 ml

• D.

1.5 ml

• 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?
• A.

2 tablets

• B.

0.5 tablets

• C.

0.25 tablets

• D.

1.5 tablets

• 38.
Strength Required: Oral Mycostatin 1 000 000 units Strength in stock: 500 000 units/tablet Dose administered?
• A.

1 tablet

• B.

2 tablets

• C.

3 tablets

• D.

4 tablets

• 39.
Strength Required: Oral Avapro 300mg Strength in stock: 150 mg/tablet Dose administered?
• A.

3 tablets

• B.

2 tablets

• C.

1 tablet

• D.

0.5 tablet

• 40.
Strength Required: Oral Atenolol 25 mg Strength in stock: 50 mg/tablet Dose administered?
• A.

0.5 tablets

• B.

1 tablet

• C.

1.5 tablets

• D.

5 tablets

• 41.
Strength Required: IV Frusemide 60 mg Strength in stock: 80 mg/2ml Dose administered?
• A.

4 ml

• B.

8 ml

• C.

2 ml

• D.

1.5 ml

• 42.
Strength Required: S/C Humulin 25 units Strength in stock: 100 units/ml Dose administered?
• A.

25 ml

• B.

2.5 ml

• C.

0.25 ml

• D.

0.025 ml

• 43.
Strength Required: Oral frusemide 60 mg Strength in stock: 20 mg/tablet Dose administered?
• A.

6 tablets

• B.

0.5 tablets

• C.

2 tablets

• D.

3 tablets

• 44.
Strength Required: Oral Slow K 1.8 g Strength in stock: 600 mg/tablet Dose administered?
• A.

3 tablets

• B.

1.8 tablets

• C.

6 tablets

• D.

0.6 tablets

• 45.
Strength Required: Oral warfarin 4 mg Strength in stock: 1 mg/tablet Dose administered?
• A.

1 tablet

• B.

4 tablets

• C.

8 tablets

• D.

0.5 tablets

• 46.
• A.

Half of the 25 mg tablet.

• B.

12 of the 1 mg tablets.

• C.

2 and a half of the 5 mg tablets.

• D.

2 x 5mg tablets and 2 x 1mg tablets.

• 47.
A patient is prescribed 20 mg of Frusemide. There are 40 mg tablets in stock. How many shoudl the patient be given?
• A.

0.5 tablets

• B.

2 tablets

• C.

4 tablets

• D.

0.4 tablets

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