Dosage Calculations Nursing Quiz

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Drug dosage refers to the amount of drug in weight dispensed to a patient. Dosage can also mean how the drug dispensed will be used. Particularly, the time at which a quantity of medicine will be used. Calculating dosage carefully is very important because a mistake can compromise the safety of the patient. Do you agree?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What drug administration type ensures 100% bioavailability?
    • A. 

      Oral administration 

    • B. 

      Intravenous administration 

    • C. 

      Rectal adminstration 

    • D. 

      Sublingual administration 

  • 2. 
    What aspect of medicine studies the effect of poor dosage calculation? 
    • A. 

      Pharmacology 

    • B. 

      Nursing 

    • C. 

      Pharmacy 

    • D. 

      Toxicology 

  • 3. 
    Which of these refers to taking more than the required dose?
    • A. 

      Absorbed dose 

    • B. 

      Dosage form 

    • C. 

      Overdose 

    • D. 

      Daily dose 

  • 4. 
    Which of these refers to the calculated amount of radiation received? 
    • A. 

      Absorbed dose 

    • B. 

      Overdose 

    • C. 

      Oral dose 

    • D. 

      Dosage form 

  • 5. 
    Which of these is a World Health Organization statistical measure of drug consumption? 
    • A. 

      Dosage form 

    • B. 

      Absorbed dose 

    • C. 

      Defined daily dose 

    • D. 

      Dose profile 

  • 6. 
    What is the process of administering a measured amount of a medicine called? 
    • A. 

      Equivalent dosing 

    • B. 

      Dosing 

    • C. 

      Median lethal dose 

    • D. 

      Effective dosing 

  • 7. 
    What percentage of a drug must be used to be considered effective? 
    • A. 

      100%

    • B. 

      50%

    • C. 

      75% 

    • D. 

      25%

  • 8. 
    How many teaspoon quantity of water will be needed to dissolve 50ml of Andrew Liver Salt? 
    • A. 

      8 teaspoon 

    • B. 

      10 teaspoon 

    • C. 

      5 teaspoon 

    • D. 

      12 teaspoon 

  • 9. 
    What is the percentage availability of median lethal dose? 
    • A. 

      35 percent 

    • B. 

      65 percent 

    • C. 

      45 percent 

    • D. 

      50 percent 

  • 10. 
    Which of these is within the range of concentration that would occur naturally? 
    • A. 

      Reference dose 

    • B. 

      Median dose 

    • C. 

      Active dose 

    • D. 

      Physiologic dose 

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