Drug Dosage Calculations NCLEX Quiz 6

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Drug Dosage Calculations NCLEX Quiz 6

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Keflin 2 g in 100 ml D5W IVPB over 20 minutes. The I.V. tubing is 15 gtt/ml. Calculate the flow rate.
    • A. 

      150 gtt/min

    • B. 

      100 gtt/min

    • C. 

      75 gtt/min

    • D. 

      76 gtt/min

  • 2. 
    The physician writes an order for Heparin 900 units/hour. The label on the I.V. bag reads: Heparin 10.000 units in 500 ml D5W. How many ml/hr will deliver the correct dose?
    • A. 

      11 ml/hr

    • B. 

      45 ml/hr

    • C. 

      50 ml/hr

    • D. 

      55 ml/hr

  • 3. 
    Administer Heparin 1.000 units/hr from an I.V. bag mixed 40.000 units in 1 L D5W. How many ml/hr will deliver the correct amount of Heparin?
    • A. 

      40 ml/hr

    • B. 

      30 ml/hr

    • C. 

      25 ml/hr

    • D. 

      15 ml/hr

  • 4. 
    The patient’s Heparin is infusing at 28 ml/hr on an infusion pump. The bag of fluid is mixed 20.000 units of Heparin in 500 ml D5W. What hourly dose of heparin is the patient receiving?
    • A. 

      1.120 units/hr

    • B. 

      1.210 units/hr

    • C. 

      2.120 units/hr

    • D. 

      2.210 units/hr

  • 5. 
    The patient’s heparin drip is infusing at 11 ml/hr on an infusion pump. The bag of fluid is mixed 25.000 units of Heparin in 250 ml D5W. What hourly dose of Heparin is the patient receiving?
    • A. 

      2.500 units/hr

    • B. 

      2.000 units/hr

    • C. 

      1.000 units/hr

    • D. 

      1.100 units/hr

  • 6. 
    Give Regular insulin by continuous I.V. infusion at 20 units/hr. The solution is 250 ml NS with 100 units of Regular insulin. What rate on the infusion pump will deliver the correct dose?
    • A. 

      5 ml/hr

    • B. 

      8 ml/hr

    • C. 

      50 ml/hr

    • D. 

      100 ml/hr

  • 7. 
    Administer a Theophylline drip at 40 mg/hr The solution is 250 ml D5W + Theophylline 500 mg. What rate on the infusion pump will deliver the correct dose?
    • A. 

      20 ml/hr

    • B. 

      40 ml/hr

    • C. 

      80 ml/hr

    • D. 

      100 ml/hr

  • 8. 
    Give Tridil 15 mcg/min. Tridil is mixed 50 mg in 500 ml D5W. What rate on the infusion pump will deliver the correct dose?
    • A. 

      150 ml/hr

    • B. 

      15 ml/hr

    • C. 

      90 ml/hr

    • D. 

      9 ml/hr

  • 9. 
    Give propofol 10 mcg/kg/minute. The infusion is mixed propofol 250 mg in 250 ml D5W. The patient weighs 168 pounds. What rate on the infusion pump will deliver the correct dose?
    • A. 

      10 ml/hr

    • B. 

      26 ml/hr

    • C. 

      46 ml/hr

    • D. 

      50 ml/hr

  • 10. 
    Give Nitroprusside 5 mcg/kg/minute via continuous infusion for a patient weighing 205 lbs. Nitroprusside is available in a solution of 200 mg in 250 ml D5W. What rate on the infusion pump will deliver the correct dose?
    • A. 

      25 ml/hr

    • B. 

      35 ml/hr

    • C. 

      45 ml/hr

    • D. 

      50 ml/hr

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