Drug Dosage Calculation Test II (Practice Mode)- Rnpedia

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Drug Dosage Calculation Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      16 gtts

    • B. 

      17 gtts

    • C. 

      18 gtts

    • D. 

      19 gtts

  • 2. 
    The physician orders an IV infusion of D5W 1000 ml to infuse over the next eight hours. You would set your IV pump at _______mL/hour.
    • A. 

      125 mL/hr

    • B. 

      126 mL/hr

    • C. 

      127 mL/hr

    • D. 

      128 mL/hr

  • 3. 
    The physician orders an IV infusion of D5W 1000 ml to infuse over the next eight hours. The IV tubing that you are using delivers 10 gtt/ml. What is the correct rate of flow (drops per minute)?
    • A. 

      21 gtts

    • B. 

      22 gtts

    • C. 

      23 gtts

    • D. 

      24 gtts

  • 4. 
    The 10am medications scheduled for your patient include Keflex 1.5 G in 50 mL of a 5% Dextrose solution. According to the pharmacy, this preparation should be administered in thirty minutes. You should set your IV pump at ______mL/hour.
    • A. 

      100 mL/hr

    • B. 

      101 mL/hr

    • C. 

      102 mL/hr

    • D. 

      103 mL/hr

  • 5. 
    The 10am medications scheduled for your patient include Keflex 1.5 G in 50 mL of a 5% Dextrose solution. According to the pharmacy, this preparation should be administered in thirty minutes. The IV tubing on your unit delivers 15 gtts per milliliter. What is the correct rate of flow in drops per minute?
    • A. 

      25 gtts

    • B. 

      26 gtts

    • C. 

      27 gtts

    • D. 

      28 gtts

  • 6. 
    The order reads: "Over the next 4 hours, infuse 500 ml of 5% Dextrose in Normal Saline. Add 20 MEq of KCl to solution." You should set your IV pumb at ______mL/hour.
    • A. 

      100mL/hr

    • B. 

      110mL/hr

    • C. 

      115mL/hr

    • D. 

      120mL/hr

  • 7. 
    Your patient has an order to infuse 100 mL of D51/2NS with 10MEq of KCl over the next thirty minutes. You would set your IV pump at ______mL/hour.
    • A. 

      200mL

    • B. 

      210mL

    • C. 

      220mL

    • D. 

      230mL

  • 8. 
    A patient, admitted with a head injury, has an order for D5NS at 25 mL/hour. The IV tubing has a calibration of 10gtt/mL. What is the correct rate of flow for this patient?
    • A. 

      4 gtts

    • B. 

      5 gtts

    • C. 

      6 gtts

    • D. 

      7 gtts

  • 9. 
    The physician orders an IV infusion of D5W 1000 mL to infuse over the next eight hours. The IV tubing that you are using delivers 15gtt/min. What is the correct rate of flow?
    • A. 

      31 gtts

    • B. 

      32 gtts

    • C. 

      33 gtts

    • D. 

      34 gtts

  • 10. 
    0.25g Tetracycline is ordered; available solution contains 50mg per mL. How many mL's will you give?
    • A. 

      1.5 mL

    • B. 

      1.0 ml

    • C. 

      2.5 mL

    • D. 

      3.5 mL