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Drug Dosage Calculation Questions and Answers (Q&A)

Bobby Rickets, Content Reviewer
Answered: Mar 07, 2019
The correct answer is option B – 300mL/hr.
Since you need to give 4gm of magnesium sulphate over 20 minutes and it comes in 40gm/1000mL
You do the following:
Divide 4gm by...Read More

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Answered: Feb 21, 2017
Amount of Solution (mL) x Drop Factor (gtt/mL) =xgtt/min
Time (minutes)

Don't forget to convert 1.5 L into mL AND 12 hours into minutes!
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John Adney
Answered: Oct 12, 2017

The answer is option A. The nurse will give 1 1/2 tablets

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W. Kaye, Ex-Marine
Answered: Apr 19, 2019
B is the answer to this question. The nurse will be in charge of adjusting the clamp on the intravenous tube. The adjustments can either slow down or speed up the rate of the flow of IV fluid....Read More

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John Adney
Answered: Aug 31, 2017

88 lbs - kg ..

88/ 2.2kg = 40 kg

40kg180mg/kg = 7200mg/500mg/ml = 14ml

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N. Kingsley, Writer
Answered: Apr 09, 2019
120 mcg = 0.12 mg
If each suspension of Onquid is 0.06 mg/ml
This means each ml contains 0.06mg of Onquid
If 1 ml = 0.06mg
Then 0.12 mg = 2ml
Therefore, the amount...Read More

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Answered: Sep 08, 2019

Answer is 300ML/HR

4MG / 40 MG = 0.1

0.1 1000 =100

60(1HR) / 20 MINUTES =3



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John Adney
Answered: Aug 31, 2017

6u/min x 60min/1hr = 360mu/hrx1hr/1000mu x500ml/10u=180ml/10hr=18ml/hr

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Answered: Jan 02, 2020

Isn't it 33 gtts?

100 ml in 30 mins = 3.3 ml per min

10 gtts per ml gives 10 gtts x 3.3 = 33 gtts/min.

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G. Roland, Professor
Answered: Aug 29, 2018
Nurses and pharmacists are responsible for measuring and dispensing drugs that are appropriate to what the patient should receive during the time given based on the doctor’s decisions. When...Read More

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W. Wright, Biology student
Answered: Apr 04, 2019
The answer to this is A. Drug dosage is always important because the amount that a person will take may sometimes determine if the patient is going to get better or going to get worse. There are...Read More

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