500 mL of 0.9% NaCl has been ordered to run over 2 hours. The IV set calibration is 10gtt/mL. The nurse sets the IV at 42 gtt/min or infusion pump at 250 ml/hr . 9. Gentamicin 80 mg is to be given IVPB over 30 minutes via infusion pump. It is diluted in 100 mL of D5W. The drop factor is 10 gtt/min. (The nurse sets the IV at 33 gtt/min or infusion pump at 200 ml/hr . 10. Order: Administer Polymox susp. 30 mg/Kg/day p.o. in divided doses q 8 hr. Calculate the q 8 hr. dosage for a child weighing 32 lbs. 145 mg per dose .
11. A child weighing 22.6 kg has an order for 500 mg of medication in 100 ml D5W to be given every 12 hours. The normal dose range is 40-50 mg/kg/day. Determine if the dosage is within the normal range. Show math to justify the answer. The safe dose range is 904 to 1,130 mg/day . Is this dose safe? Yes, 1,000 mg/day . 12. A nurse is caring for a pediatric patient weighing 36 Kg. Determine the child’s daily maintenance fluid requirement. 10(100) + 10(50)+16(20) 1000 + 500 + 320 = 1820 mL/day
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