Drug Dosage Calculations NCLEX Quiz 9

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Drug Dosage Calculations NCLEX Quiz 9

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    You are providing home care for a patient who needs 15 mL of magnesium hydroxide/aluminum hydroxide (Maalox) PO. She has only standard measuring spoons in the house. How do you instruct her to take her dose?
    • A. 

      2 Tablespoon

    • B. 

      1.5 Tablespoon

    • C. 

      1 Tablespoon

    • D. 

      2.5 Tablespoon

  • 2. 
    Your order reads penicillin 1.2 million units IM daily. You have penicillin 500.000 units/mL. How should you prepare the correct dose?
    • A. 

      0.4 mL

    • B. 

      2.4 mL

    • C. 

      3 mL

    • D. 

      4 mL

  • 3. 
    Your order reads labetalol 40 mg IV push every 10 minutes until blood pressure is lower than 140/90 mm Hg. You have labetalol 5 mg/mL available. How should you prepare the correct dose?
    • A. 

      0.1 mL

    • B. 

      4 mL

    • C. 

      8 mL

    • D. 

      8.5 mL

  • 4. 
    You have on hand ergocalciferol liquid 8000 units/2 mL. Your order reads ergocalciferol 225.000 units PO daily. How should you prepare the correct dose?
    • A. 

      0.07 mL

    • B. 

      14 mL

    • C. 

      28 mL

    • D. 

      56 mL

  • 5. 
    Your order reads ergocalciferol 225.000 units PO daily. You have on hand ergocalciferol in 50.000 unit tablets. How many do you administer?
    • A. 

      4.5 tablets

    • B. 

      3.5 tablets

    • C. 

      2 tablets

    • D. 

      0.5 tablet

  • 6. 
    Your order reads cortisone 15 mg PO every morning. You have on hand cortisone 10 mg tablets. How should you prepare the correct dose?
    • A. 

      3 tablets

    • B. 

      2 tablets

    • C. 

      1.5 tablets

    • D. 

      1 tablet

  • 7. 
    Your order reads ceftizoxime 1 g IV piggyback every 8 hours. The pharmacy supplies it in 100 mL D5W. You need to infuse it over 30 minutes. With a drop factor of 10. what drip rate will you set?
    • A. 

      12 gtts/min

    • B. 

      15 gtts/min

    • C. 

      30 gtts/min

    • D. 

      33 gtts/min

  • 8. 
    Your order reads Zosyn 4.5 g in 100 mL D5W IV over 1 hour. You have microdrip tubing. What drip rate will you set?
    • A. 

      100 gtts/min

    • B. 

      60 gtts/min

    • C. 

      28 gtts/min

    • D. 

      8 gtts/min

  • 9. 
    Your order reads levothyroxine 100 mg PO every morning. You have levothyroxine 0.05 mg tablets. How many tablets should you administer?
    • A. 

      5 tablets

    • B. 

      3 tablets

    • C. 

      2 tablets

    • D. 

      1.5 tablets

  • 10. 
    You have on hand morphine 500 mg in 500 mL normal saline. You need to administer morphine 80 mg/hour in a continuous IV infusion to a patient with terminal cancer pain. How many milliliters per hour will you set on the controller?
    • A. 

      100 mL/hour

    • B. 

      80 mL/hour

    • C. 

      50 mL/hour

    • D. 

      30 mL/hour

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