Pharmocology Math - 45 Mins - EMT-p

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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      0.25 ml

    • B. 

      1.00 ml

    • C. 

      0.50 ml

    • D. 

      0.75 ml

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      26 gtts/min

    • B. 

      20 gtts/min

    • C. 

      6 gtts/min

    • D. 

      32 gtts/min

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      9 hours

    • B. 

      6 hours 15 mins

    • C. 

      8 hours 20 mins

    • D. 

      4 hours 20 mins

  • 4. 
    You are ordered to give 10 mcg/kg/min of dobutamine to a patient. He weighs 145 pounds. Dobutmaine comes in a 12.5 mg/ml package. It contains 100 ml. What is you flow rate?
    • A. 

      8 gtts/min

    • B. 

      26 gtts/min

    • C. 

      3 gtts/min

    • D. 

      12 gtts/min

  • 5. 
    A patient is to be given 500 ml of 0.9% Sodium Chloride IV over a 4 hour period. The set has a drop rate of 20 drops/ml. What is the drip rate.
    • A. 

      55 gtts/min

    • B. 

      26 gtts/min

    • C. 

      42 gtts/min

    • D. 

      35 gtts/min

  • 6. 
    A patient is to be given 800 ml of 5% Dextrose over 6 hours. The set has a drop factor of 20 drops/ml. What is the drip rate?
    • A. 

      40 gtts/min

    • B. 

      44 gtts/min

    • C. 

      24 gtts/min

    • D. 

      36 gtts/min

  • 7. 
    A patient is to be given 800 ml of Normal Saline over 10 hours. The set has a drop factor of 15 drops/ml. What is the drip rate?
    • A. 

      15 gtts/min

    • B. 

      20 gtts/min

    • C. 

      25 gtts/min

    • D. 

      10 gtts/min

  • 8. 
    A patient is to be given 350 ml of Dextrose over 4 hours. The set has a drop factor of 20 drops/ml. What is the drip rate?
    • A. 

      23 gtts/min

    • B. 

      19 gtts/min

    • C. 

      29 gtts/min

    • D. 

      10 gtts/min

  • 9. 
    A patient is to be given 350 ml of plasma over 3 hours. The set has a drop factor of 20 drops/ml. What is the drip rate?
    • A. 

      42

    • B. 

      28

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      39

  • 10. 
    A patient is to be given 450 ml of Sodium Chloride IV. The set has a drop factor of 15 drops/min. What is the drip rate?
    • A. 

      52 gtts/min

    • B. 

      46 gtts/min

    • C. 

      20 gtts min

    • D. 

      38 gtts/min

  • 11. 
    A patient is to be given 600 ml Normal Saline over 6 hours. The set has a drop factor of 15 drops/ml. What is the drip rate?
    • A. 

      25 gtts/min

    • B. 

      32 gtts/min

    • C. 

      12 gtts/min

    • D. 

      20 gtts/min

  • 12. 
    50 ml of an antibotic is to be given over 30 minutes. The set has a drop factor of 20 drops/ml. What is the drip rate?
    • A. 

      33 gtts/min

    • B. 

      30 gtts/min

    • C. 

      23 gtts/min

    • D. 

      12 gtts/min

  • 13. 
    A patient is to be given 1500 ml of Normal Saline solution over 12 hours. The set has a drop factor of 60 drops/ml. What is the drip rate?
    • A. 

      75 gtts/min

    • B. 

      175 gtts/min

    • C. 

      100 gtts/min

    • D. 

      125 gtts/min

  • 14. 
    A patient is to be given 500 ml of 0.9% Sodium Chloride over 3 hours. The set has a drop factor of 60 drops/ml. What is the drip rate?
    • A. 

      167 gtts/min

    • B. 

      200 gtts/min

    • C. 

      125 gtts/min

    • D. 

      154 gtts/min

  • 15. 
    An infusion of 5% Dextroxe has 600 ml remaining. The drop rate is 20 drops/min. If the drop factor is 12 drops/m., how many hours will it take to give this infusion?
    • A. 

      4 hours

    • B. 

      8 hours

    • C. 

      2 hours

    • D. 

      6 hours

  • 16. 
    An IV infusion of 1500 ml of Normal Saline is to be given at a rate of 40 drops/min. The drop factor is 15 drops/ml. If this infusion begins at 1015, at what time will it finish?
    • A. 

      1315

    • B. 

      2015

    • C. 

      1630

    • D. 

      1938

  • 17. 
    Calculate the time at which an IV infusion of 5% Dextrose 1000 ml would be completed when set to run at 35 drops/min. The infusion was started at 1400 and the drop factor is 20.
    • A. 

      1800

    • B. 

      2340

    • C. 

      2129

    • D. 

      2331

  • 18. 
    Calculate the time at which an IV solution of Normal Saline 500 ml to e completed when running at 28 drops/min. The infusion started at 0900, and the drop factor is 20.
    • A. 

      1310

    • B. 

      1420

    • C. 

      1457

    • D. 

      1244

  • 19. 
    Calculate the amount of intravenous fluid remaining in a 1000 ml bag of Normal Saline that has been running at 41 drops/min for 90 minutes. The drop factor is 20.
    • A. 

      700 ml

    • B. 

      815.5 ml

    • C. 

      750.5 ml

    • D. 

      901.5 ml

  • 20. 
    1000 ml of Saline Solution is to be infused intravenously. The set has a drop factor of 15 drops/ml and is set at 40 drops/min. How long will this infusion take to finish?
    • A. 

      7 hours 10 mins

    • B. 

      4 hours 30 mins

    • C. 

      6 hours 15 mins

    • D. 

      5 hours 45 mins

  • 21. 
    A patient is to receive 1000 ml of Normal Saline. For the first 6 hours, the solution is delivered at 85 ml/hour, then the rate is reduced to 70 ml/hour. What is the total time taken to give the full volume.
    • A. 

      9 hours

    • B. 

      11 hours

    • C. 

      15 hours

    • D. 

      13 hours

  • 22. 
    At 0430, an infusion is started, to infuse 1.5L of fluid at a rate of 90ml/hour. After 10 hours, the rate is reset to 75ml/hour. What is the finishing time?
    • A. 

      2230

    • B. 

      1830

    • C. 

      1630

    • D. 

      2030

  • 23. 
    An IV infusion of 5% Dextrose is in progress. The infusion is being delivered at 40ml/hour. How much fluid will the patient receive in 4 hours?
    • A. 

      80 ml

    • B. 

      100 ml

    • C. 

      60 ml

    • D. 

      40 ml

  • 24. 
    A pateint is receiving fluid from two IV lines. Line 1 is running at 65 ml/hour and Line 2 is running at 70 ml/hour. What volume of fluid would the patient receive over 12 hours?
    • A. 

      1620 ml

    • B. 

      1830 ml

    • C. 

      900 ml

    • D. 

      1260 ml

  • 25. 
    A patient is to be given 150 mg of pethidine IM stat, for severe pain. Each ampule contains 100 ml in 2ml. How many ml will be given?
    • A. 

      2.5 ml

    • B. 

      3 ml

    • C. 

      1.3 ml

    • D. 

      2.75 ml