N320chapter14homework - 1 Chapter 14Pediatric and Adult Dosages Based on Body Weight PROBLEM Compute the requested information Round all parenteral

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1 Chapter 14—Pediatric and Adult Dosages Based on Body Weight PROBLEMCompute 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 day? __________ mg 3.How many milligrams should the child receive per dose? __________ mg 4.The pharmacy has supplied reconstituted ampicillin, with a supply dosage of 500 mg/5 mL. How many milliliters should be given per q.6h dose? __________ mL