Drug Dosage Calculation Test V (Exam Mode) By Rnpedia.Com

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Drug Dosage Calculation Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A patient is receiving 160 mg of methylprednisolone IM every 12 hours. You have on hand two vials that each contains 125 mg/2 mL. How much will you draw into a syringe?
    • A. 

      2.6 mL

    • B. 

      2.5 mL

    • C. 

      2.4 mL

    • D. 

      2.3 mL

  • 2. 
    You have available lorazepam (Ativan) 0.5 mg tablets, and you need to administer 1 mg PO. How many tablets will you administer?
    • A. 

      2 tablets

    • B. 

      1 tablet

    • C. 

      3 tablets

    • D. 

      4 tablets

  • 3. 
    A patient is instructed to take acetaminophen (Tylenol) liquid (elixir) 650 mg qid. The elixir is 160 mg/5 mL. How many milliliter per dose should the patient take?
    • A. 

      20 mL

    • B. 

      18 mL

    • C. 

      21 mL

    • D. 

      25 mL

  • 4. 
    The physician writes a “now” order for codeine 45 mg IM for a patient with a vertebral compression fracture. You have on hand codeine 60 mg/2 mL. How many milliliters should you give?
    • A. 

      1.5 mL

    • B. 

      2.0 mL

    • C. 

      2.5 mL

    • D. 

      3.0 mL

  • 5. 
    A patient with heart failure has a daily order for digoxin 0.25 mg PO. Digoxin 0.125 mg tablets are available. How many tablets should you give?
    • A. 

      2 tablets

    • B. 

      1 tablet

    • C. 

      3 tablets

    • D. 

      4 tablets

  • 6. 
    A patient on hemodialysis must maintain careful intake and output. For breakfast he had 1 measured cup of coffee and 3 oz of milk on his cereal. For lunch he drank 6 oz of lemonade and ate 1 cup of soup. For supper he drank 1 measured cup of coffee. He took his morning and evening pills with 4 oz of water each time. Has he stayed within his 1000 mL fluid restriction?
    • A. 

      No, he has exceeded his fluid restriction limit by 230 mL.

    • B. 

      He stayed within his 1000 mL fluid restriction

    • C. 

      No, he has exceeded his fluid restriction limit by 200 mL.

    • D. 

      No, he has exceeded his fluid restriction limit by 250 mL.

  • 7. 
    You have on hand hydromorphone (Dilaudid) 4 mg/mL. You need to administer 0.015 mg/kg to a patient who weighs 150 pounds. How many milliliters should you administer?
    • A. 

      0.26 mL

    • B. 

      0.25 mL

    • C. 

      0.30 mL

    • D. 

      0.37 mL

  • 8. 
    You have an order to administer 40 mg of methadone SC for opioid detoxification. You have on hand 30 mg/mL. How much should you draw into the syringe?
    • A. 

      1.3 mL

    • B. 

      1.1 mL

    • C. 

      1.2 mL

    • D. 

      1.4 mL

  • 9. 
    A patient is placed on methadone maintenance therapy of 15 mg/day PO. It is supplied as 10 mg in 5 mL oral solution. How many milliliters should you instruct the patient to take?
    • A. 

      7.5 mL

    • B. 

      7.0 mL

    • C. 

      8.5 mL

    • D. 

      8.0 mL