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How many milliliters will you give?
You are ordered to administer 0.5 mg of atropine sulfate to a patient. The atropine comes 2mg in 1 ml.



A. 0.25 ml
B. 1.00 ml
C. 0.50 ml
D. 0.75 ml

This question is part of Pharmocology Math - 45 Mins - EMT-P
Asked by Medic, Last updated: Jan 27, 2020

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crzycollz

Crzycollz

Answered Dec 12, 2016

The answer is supposed to be 0.25ml. If there are 2mg in 1ml, if you give 0.5ml you are giving the patient 1mg of atropine rather than the correct dosage of 0.5mg...
 

John Adney

John Adney

Answered Dec 06, 2016

The anwer is 0.25ml
If you have 2mg in 1ml, you are ordered to give 0.5 mg, and you give 1mg then you would give 0.5 mls. Half of that would be 0.5mg would be 0.25ml.
 

bill_schimpf

Bill_schimpf

Answered Dec 06, 2016

The anwer is 0.25ml
If you have 2mg in 1ml, you are ordered to give 0.5 mg, and you give 1mg then you would give 0.5 mls. Half of that would be 0.5mg would be 0.25ml.
 

lorilovesyou

If your packaged dose is 2mg in 1ml, 0.5ml would be 1mg of medicine, the answer is 0.25ml.
 

John Smith

John Smith

Answered Oct 25, 2016

0.50 ml
 

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