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Mass for Mass QuestionsGiven an amount of mass per tablet, how many tablets do you require? Example: Potassium chloride is available as 10 mg per tablet. Potassium Chloride (K-Dur), 40 mg, is ordered. How many tablets would the nurse administer?
Mass/Liquid For Liquid QuestionsGiven an amount of mass per liquid, how much liquid do you require? Formula: Ordered Have x Volume Per Have = Y (Liquid Required) Example: Phenytoin (Dilantin), 0.1 g PO, is ordered to be given through a nasogastric tube. Phenytoin is available as 30 mg / 5 mL. How much would the nurse administer?