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# Q x h d ml xml mg mg 4 10 15 4 10 15 x 10x 60 x 6

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Q X H D mL XmL mg mg 4 . 10 . 15 4 10 15 X 10X = 60 X = 6 Give 6 ml. of solution Check: 6 x 10 mg./4 ml. = 6 x 10 = 15 mg. 4 3

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ACTIVITY GUIDE 3 : DRUG DOSAGE PROBLEMS (Continued) B. Test Yourself: See how well you understand the use of this formula for solving dosage problems. Use an equivalent chart as necessary. Then look at the answers which follow: 1. To give 0.5 mg. of Ativan when you have tablets marked 0.25 mg: tablets. 2. Give Tigan 150 mg. from ampules of Tigan 200 mg./Ml:________________mL 3. Give Ceclor 375 mg. from a solution of Ceclor 125mg./5mL:___________mL Now look at the answers on the next page. If you missed any of these items try to determine whether you had difficulty with the arithmetic, with the measurement system, or with setting up the dosage problem (or perhaps a combination of these things). Consult library references or previous activity guides to obtain help or seek assistance from either a nursing instructor or an instructor in the Learning Assistance Center. 4
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