Drug Dosage Calculations NCLEX Quiz 2

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Drug Dosage Calculations Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     Doctor’s Order: Demerol 50 mg IVP q 6 hr prn pain; Available: Demerol 75 mg/ 1.3mL. How many mL will you administer?
    • A. 

      0.87 ml

    • B. 

      1.87 ml

    • C. 

      2 ml

    • D. 

      2.87 ml

  • 2. 
     Doctor’s Order: Streptomycin 1.75 mg/ lb IM q 12 hr; Available: Streptomycin 0.35 g / 2.3 mL. How many mL will you administer a day to a 59 Kg patient?
    • A. 

      1.5 ml

    • B. 

      2 ml

    • C. 

      2.5 ml

    • D. 

      3 ml

  • 3. 
     Doctor’s Order: Bumex 0.8 mg IV bolus bid; Reconstitution instructions: Constitute to 1000 micrograms/3.1 mL with 4.8mL of 5% Dextrose Water for Injection. How many mL will you administer?
    • A. 

      2 ml

    • B. 

      3.5 ml

    • C. 

      3 ml

    • D. 

      2.5 ml

  • 4. 
     Doctor’s Order: Tazidime 0.3 g IM tid; Reconstitution instructions: For IM solution add 1.5 mL of diluent. Shake to dissolve. Provides an approximate volume of 1.8 mL (280 mg/mL). How many mL will you give?
    • A. 

      1.9 ml

    • B. 

      2 ml

    • C. 

      3 ml

    • D. 

      1.1 ml

  • 5. 
     Doctor’s Order: Infuse 50 mg of Amphotericin B in 250 mL NS over 4 hr 15 min; Drop factor: 12gtt/mL. What flow rate (mL/hr) will you set on the IV infusion pump?
    • A. 

      11.8 ml/hr

    • B. 

      58.8 ml/hr

    • C. 

      14.1 ml/hr

    • D. 

      60.2 ml/hr

  • 6. 
     Doctor’s Order: 1 ½ L of NS to be infused over 7 hours; Drop factor: 15 gtt/mL. What flow rate (mL/hr) will you set on the IV infusion pump?
    • A. 

      53.6 ml/hr

    • B. 

      214.3 ml/hr

    • C. 

      35.7 ml/hr

    • D. 

      142.9 ml/hr

  • 7. 
     Doctor’s Order: Mandol 300 mg in 50 mL of D5W to infuse IVPB 15 minutes; Drop factor: 10 gtt/mL. How many mL/hr will you set on the IV infusion pump?
    • A. 

      200 ml/hr

    • B. 

      87.5 ml/hr

    • C. 

      3.3 ml/hr

    • D. 

      50 ml/hr

  • 8. 
     Doctor’s Order: Infuse 1200 mL of 0.45% Normal Saline at 125 mL/hr; Drop Factor: 12gtt/min. How many gtt/min will you regulate the IV?
    • A. 

      2 gtt/min

    • B. 

      12 gtt/min

    • C. 

      25 gtt/min

    • D. 

      27 gtt/min

  • 9. 
     Doctor’s Order: Rocephin 0.5 grams in 250 mL of D5W to infuse IVPB 45 minutes; Drop Factor: 12gtt/min. How many gtt/ min will you regulate the IVPB?
    • A. 

      6 gtt/min

    • B. 

      30 gtt/min

    • C. 

      67 gtt/min

    • D. 

      87 gtt/min

  • 10. 
     Doctor’s Order: ¼ L of D5W to infuse over 2 hr 45 min; Drop factor: 60 gtt/mL. How many gtt/min will you regulate the IV?
    • A. 

      91 gtt/min

    • B. 

      96 gtt/min

    • C. 

      125 gtt/min

    • D. 

      142 gtt/min

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