Drug Dosage Calculations NCLEX Quiz 5

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Drug Dosage Calculations NCLEX Quiz 5

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Doctor’s order: Amoxicillin 0.25 g p.o. every 8 hours; Available: Amoxicillin 125 mg tablets. How many tablets will the nurse give per dose?
    • A. 

      0.5 tab

    • B. 

      1 tab

    • C. 

      1.5 tabs

    • D. 

      2 tabs

  • 2. 
    Doctor’s order: Zofran 8 mg p.o. t.i.d.; Available: Zofran in a 100 ml bottle labeled 4 mg/tsp.; How many ml will the nurse administer for each dose?
    • A. 

      1.25 ml

    • B. 

      6.25 ml

    • C. 

      8 ml

    • D. 

      10 ml

  • 3. 
    Doctor’s order: Morphine gr 1/10; Available: Morphine 10 mg/ml. How many ml will the nurse give?
    • A. 

      0.6 ml

    • B. 

      1 ml

    • C. 

      6 ml

    • D. 

      10 ml

  • 4. 
    Give Fortaz mg/kg/day p.o. 50 mg/kg p.o. t.i.d. to a child who weighs 25.5 kg. Fortaz is available in an oral suspension labeled 100 mg/ml. How many ml would the nurse administer per dose?
    • A. 

      0.5 ml

    • B. 

      0. 8 ml

    • C. 

      10.8 ml

    • D. 

      12.8 ml

  • 5. 
    Give Ceclor 45 mg/kg/day p.o. in 3 divided doses for a patient who weighs 66 pounds. A 75 ml stock medication is labeled Ceclor 125 mg/ml. How many ml would the nurse administer per dose?
    • A. 

      0.5 ml

    • B. 

      0.8 ml

    • C. 

      3.6 ml

    • D. 

      9 ml

  • 6. 
    Give Biaxin for a child whose BSA is 0.55 m2. The usual adult dose is 500 mg. Biaxin is available in an oral suspension. The 100ml bottle is labeled 50 mg/ml. How many ml would the nurse give per dose?
    • A. 

      3.2 ml

    • B. 

      1.6 ml

    • C. 

      1.2 ml

    • D. 

      5 ml

  • 7. 
    Give Phenergan for a child whose BSA is 1.2 m2. The usual adult dose is 25 mg. How many milligrams would the nurse administer for the dose?
    • A. 

      12 mg

    • B. 

      17.6 mg

    • C. 

      20.8 mg

    • D. 

      25 mg

  • 8. 
    LR 125 ml/hr via gravity flow using tubing calibrated at 15 gtt/ml. Calculate the flow rate.
    • A. 

      8 gtt/min

    • B. 

      15 gtt/min

    • C. 

      25 gtt/min

    • D. 

      31 gtt/min

  • 9. 
    One liter NS to infuse over 24 hours using a micro drip (gravity flow). Calculate the flow rate.
    • A. 

      42 gtt/min

    • B. 

      28 gtt/min

    • C. 

      12 gtt/min

    • D. 

      10 gtt/min

  • 10. 
    At the change of shift you notice 200 ml left to count in the I.V. bag. The I.V. is infusing at 80 ml/hr. How much longer will the I.V. run?
    • A. 

      1 hr

    • B. 

      1 hr and 30 mins

    • C. 

      2 hrs

    • D. 

      2 hrs and 30 mins

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