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4.The physician ordered spironolactone 15 mg twice daily for a child who weighs 42 lb. The safe dosage range is 1 to 2 mg/kg/day. What is the safe dosage range, per dose, for this child?A)18.63 to 37.27B)9.55 to 19.09C)19.54 to 39.09D)20 to 405.A child weighs 95 lb and has an order for IV tobramycin. The order is for 3 mg/kg/day in three divided doses. How many milligrams of medication should be administered perdose?Page 1
6.An infant who weighs 9 lb has an order for kanamycin sulfate 30 mg IV every 12 hours.The literature states that the recommended dosage is 15/kg/day in two divided doses. The vial is labeled 75 mg/2 mL. How many milliliters should the nurse administer per dose? Use the proportion (fractions) method to calculate the amount to give.7.A child weighs 3 kg and has an order for phenobarbital sodium 10 mg po per day. The literature states that the usual children's dose is 3 to 5 mg/kg/day. The drug label reads phenobarbital elixir 20 mg/5 mL. How many milliliters should the nurse administer? Use the formula method to calculate the amount to give.8.The physician ordered 400 mg of dobutamine in 250 mL of D5W. It is to infuse at 4 mcg/kg/minute per infusion pump. The client weighs 70 kg. What is the correct IV rate in milliliters per hour? Round to the nearest whole number. A)9B)11C)13D)159.The physician ordered 100 mg of nitroglycerin in 250 mL of D5W. It is to infuse at 15 mcg/minute per infusion pump. What is the correct IV rate in milliliters per hour? Round to the nearest whole number. 900 mcg/hr,10.The physician ordered metaraminol 50 mg in 250 mL of D5W. It is to infuse at 50 mcg/minute per infusion pump. What is the correct IV rate in milliliters per hour?