Quiz: Pharmaceutical Tech Chapter 6 (Calculations)

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  • 1. 
    Sa system used in Roman Numerals whereby the position of a numeral signifies its value
    • A. 

      Conversions

    • B. 

      Nomogram

    • C. 

      Positional notation

    • D. 

      Variable

  • 2. 
    The bottom (or right) number in a fraction: it indicates how many parts of the whole is divided into
    • A. 

      Concentration

    • B. 

      Numerator

    • C. 

      Valence

    • D. 

      Denominator

  • 3. 
    The top (or left) number in a fraction; it indicates how many parts of the whole exists
    • A. 

      Flow rate

    • B. 

      Qs ad

    • C. 

      TPN

    • D. 

      Numerator

  • 4. 
    The change from one unit of measure to another so that both amounts are equal
    • A. 

      Conversion

    • B. 

      Leveling

    • C. 

      Concentration

    • D. 

      Milliequivalent (mEq)

  • 5. 
    An unknown value in a mathematical equation
    • A. 

      Concentration

    • B. 

      Nomogram

    • C. 

      Flow rate

    • D. 

      Variable

  • 6. 
    The rate (in ml/hour or ml/minute) at which a solution is administered to a patient; also know as rate of administration
    • A. 

      Flow rate

    • B. 

      Nomogram

    • C. 

      Positional notation

    • D. 

      Valence

  • 7. 
    The strenght of a sol. as measured by the weight-to-volume or volume-to volume of the substance being measured
    • A. 

      Denominator

    • B. 

      Qs ad

    • C. 

      Usual and customary

    • D. 

      Concentration

  • 8. 
    Administration of all nutrients intravenously; also known as hyperalimentation.
    • A. 

      Total parenteral (TPN)

    • B. 

      Flow rate

    • C. 

      Usual and customary (C&U)

    • D. 

      Concentration

  • 9. 
    Adding a sufficient quality to make the prescribed amount
    • A. 

      Qs ad

    • B. 

      Pc

    • C. 

      Ou

    • D. 

      Sol

  • 10. 
    The unit of measure for electrolytes in a solution
    • A. 

      Qs ad

    • B. 

      MEq

    • C. 

      Valence

    • D. 

      Concentration

  • 11. 
    The number of positive or negative charges on an ion
    • A. 

      Qs ad

    • B. 

      Valence

    • C. 

      TPN

    • D. 

      Variable

  • 12. 
    A measurement used for dosage that is calculated from the height and weight of a person and measured in square meters.
    • A. 

      Nomogram

    • B. 

      Body surface area

    • C. 

      Valence

    • D. 

      Least common denominator

  • 13. 
    A chart showing relationship between measurements
    • A. 

      Nomogram

    • B. 

      Positional notation

    • C. 

      Concentration

    • D. 

      Conversion

  • 14. 
    The price charged for a perscription if there are no discounts or third parties paying for the prescription
    • A. 

      Positional notation

    • B. 

      Nomogram

    • C. 

      Usual and customary (U&C)

    • D. 

      Wholesale

  • 15. 
    Smallest possible demonimator for an equaivalent fraction so that two fractions can be added or subtracted and have the same denominator.
    • A. 

      Least common denominator

    • B. 

      Numerator

    • C. 

      Denominator

    • D. 

      Conversion

  • 16. 
    A solution of Halperidol (Haldol) contains 2mg/ml of active ingredient.  How many grams would be in 473ml of this solution?
    • A. 

      9.46 g

    • B. 

      0.946 g

    • C. 

      0.0946 g

    • D. 

      0.00946 g

  • 17. 
    The physician orders Ferrous Sulfate 500 mg po qd x 30 days.  You have on the shelf Ferrous Sulfate 220 mg/5ml 473 ml How many ml is required for one dose?
    • A. 

      5.4 ml

    • B. 

      8.4 ml

    • C. 

      11.4 ml

    • D. 

      13.4 ml

  • 18. 
    The physician orders Ferrous Sulfate 500 mg po qd x 30 days.  You have on the shelf Ferrous Sulfate 220 mg/5ml 473 ml, Approximately how many ml are required to completely fill this prescription
    • A. 

      162 ml

    • B. 

      252 ml

    • C. 

      342 ml

    • D. 

      402 ml

  • 19. 
    The infusion rate of an IV is over twelve hours.  the total voume is 1000 ml. What would the infusion rate be in ml per minute?
    • A. 

      83.3 ml / minute

    • B. 

      8.3 ml / minute

    • C. 

      16.7 ml / minute

    • D. 

      1.4 ml / minute

  • 20. 
    You have 70% sol.  of Dextrose 1000 ml.  How many kg of Dextrose is an 400 ml of this sol.
    • A. 

      280 kg

    • B. 

      28 kg

    • C. 

      2.8 kg

    • D. 

      .28kg

  • 21. 
    You receive an order for Vancomycin (Vancocin) 10 mg/kg 500 ml to be infused over 90 minutes.  The patient is five foot eleven inches tall and weighs 165 lb. what dose is needed for this patient?
    • A. 

      750 mg

    • B. 

      500 mg

    • C. 

      250 mg

    • D. 

      125 mg

  • 22. 
    The doctor orders 1/2 gr (grain) Codeine.  how many milligrams is this equivalent to.
    • A. 

      15 mg

    • B. 

      30 mg

    • C. 

      60 mg

    • D. 

      90 mg

  • 23. 
    You receive a prescription for Metronidazole (Flagyl) 250 mg/5 ml po qid 240 ml.  You find that you will have to compund this using 500 mg tablets. How many tablets will be needed to fill this order completely?
    • A. 

      22 tabs

    • B. 

      24 tabs

    • C. 

      42 tabs

    • D. 

      48 tabs

  • 24. 
    You are asked by the pharmacist to add 45 mEq of Ca Gluconate in an IV bag of D5%W 1000 ml.  You have a concentrated vial of Ca Gluconate 4.4 mEq/ml 50 ml. How many ml of this concentrated vial needs to be added to the IV bag?
    • A. 

      1.2 ml

    • B. 

      10.2 ml

    • C. 

      0.12 ml

    • D. 

      2.4 ml

  • 25. 
    Patient is taking 2 tsp of sucralfate suspension four times a day.  How much suspenion will the patient use in 72hr
    • A. 

      3 oz

    • B. 

      100 ml

    • C. 

      4 oz

    • D. 

      150 ml

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