100%(1)1 out of 1 people found this document helpful
This preview shows page 1 - 2 out of 5 pages.
Name: ___________ Class: _________ Date: _____ ID: A Pediatric practice problems Problem Compute the requested information. Round all parenteral administration orders that are over 1 mL to one decimal place. Round all parenteral administration orders under 1 mL to two decimal places. Do not include zeros at the end of decimal numbers. The problems and drug orders are presented for practice only, and actual prescribed dosages will vary according to a patient's age condition, reaction, additional medications, and other factors. Use the following information about a child and his order to compute answers. A pediatrician has ordered ampicillin 50 mg/kg/day p.o. divided q.6h for a child who weighs 44 lb. 1. How many kilograms does the child weigh? kg 2. How many milligrams should the child receive per dose? mg