B Homework Problems 1 Order Atropine 03 mg IM now Label Atropine 400 mcgml How

B homework problems 1 order atropine 03 mg im now

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B. Homework Problems 1. Order: Atropine 0.3 mg IM now Label: Atropine 400 mcg/ml How many ml would be administered? 2. Order reads: Phenobarbital gr ii IM q3h. Label reads: Phenobarbital 130 mg per ml Administer _________ ml 3. Order reads: Morphine sulfate gr. 1/8 Label reads: Morphine sulfate 10 mg per ml. 4. Order: Codeine gr 1/4 IM q4h prn Codeine 30 mg per ml is on hand in a single dose Carpojet syringe. How many ml would you have to waste? How many ml would you administer? 5. Order: Digoxin 0.25 mg IM qd. Supply: Digoxin 500 mcg per ml Give _____________ ml 6. Order: Promethazine 50 mg IM stat for restlessness. The ampoule is labeled 25 mg per ml Give ____________ ml 7. Order: Heparin 6000 units sc q 12 h Label: Heparin sodium injection 10,000 U per ml Give ________ ml 18
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8. Order: Penicillin G 200,000 units IM q8h Label: Penicillin G 250,000 U/ml Give ________ml 9. After reconstitution with 2.5 ml diluent, the strength of the Kefzol solution is 330 mg/ ml. To administer a dose of 500 mg, how many ml would you give? 10. Order: Vitamin B 12 1 mg IM monthly for pernicious anemia Supply: Vitamin B 12 1000 mcg per ml Give ________ ml 10. IV: Push Medications Questions about IV push medications ask for different unit answers. Make sure that you know what it is you’re trying to find out by calculating the problem. Starting Factor: the ordered amount of medication (mg) Unit answer: total ml’s, mg/ml, mg/minute, or ml/minute Bridge Factor: the concentration of the solution (mg/ml), rate of delivery (mg/min) Example: Order: Dilantin loading dose 900 mg IV at the rate of 50 mg/min Supply: Dilantin 100 mg/ml Give _____ ml Give _____ ml/min This problem asks for two answers: total ml and ml/min. Solve for one unit answer at a time. Starting Factor: 900 mg Unit Answers: ml; ml/min Bridge factors: 100 mg/ml; 50 mg/min Step 1: Solve for total ml 900 mg x ml = 9 ml 100 mg Answer: Administer 9 ml Step 2: Solve for ml/minute 50 mg x ml Min 100 mg 19
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Answer: Administer 0.5 ml/minute A. Practice Problems 1. Order: Morphine sulfate 4 mg IV push q6h prn for pain. Label reads: Morphine sulfate 10 mg per ml Give: ____________ ml 2. Order: Solu-Medrol 250 mg IV q6h. Supply: Each 2 ml contains methylprednisolone sodium succinate equivalent to 125 mg. Give _____ ml Solu-Medrol. Drug handbook states: "give by direct IV at a rate of 500 mg or fraction thereof over 60 seconds." How many ml per minute should be administered? 3. Order: Digoxin 0.25 mg IV qd. Supply: Digoxin 500 mcg in 2 ml Give _____ ml Digoxin. Drug handbook states: "may be administered diluted in 4 ml sterile water. Administer each direct IV dose over at least 5 min.” How many ml per minute should be administered? 4. Give 2 ml Drug "N" over 2 minutes Give _____ ml each 15 seconds 5. Order: Lasix 60 mg IV push at the rate of 2 mg/min Supply: 10 mg/ml Give _____ ml/min A. Homework Problems 1. Order: morphine sulfate 2mg IVP q 30 min for breakthrough pain. Supply: morphine sulfate 2 mg per ml Give _______ ml morphine sulfate Drug handbook states: "may be given by direct IV over 4 - 5 min." If you give the medication over 4 minutes, how many ml will be injected every minute?
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