A child weighing 3 kg has an order for phenobarbital sodium 10 mg po per day

A child weighing 3 kg has an order for phenobarbital

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30.A child weighing 3 kg has an order for phenobarbital sodium 10 mg p.o. per day. The literature states that the usual children’s dose is 3 – 5 mg/kg/day. The drug label reads phenobarbital elixir 20 mg/5 ml. How many ml should the nurse administer?31.Using the information in problem 30, what is the highest dose that would be safe for the infant?32.Using the information in problem 30, what is the lowest safe dosage for the infant?33.A child weighs 88 pounds and has an order for 50 mg of Demerol IM every 8 hours prn. The recommended maximum dose for a child is 1 – 2 mg/kg/dose. What is the safe dosage range for this child?34.A person weighing 40 kg has an order for Amoxicillin p.o. every 8 hours. The recommended dosing is 20 – 25 mg/kg/dose. The physician has requested that the patient receives the maximum recommended dose for their weight. How many mg of medication should the patient receive?35.The physician has ordered 500 mg of aminophylline in 1000 ml of D5W. It is to infuse at 12 mcg/kg/min per infusion pump. The client weighs 110 pounds. How many micrograms per minute will the patient get? Round to the nearest whole number Review Packet answers
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9. 0.75 ml 10. 2.5 ml 11. 2 ml 12. 1.7 ml 13. 1 ml 14. 1.5 ml 15. 2 ml 16. 3 ml 17. 0.75 ml 18. 4 ounces 19. 18 ml/hr 20. 0.6 mg/min 21. 28 ml/hr 22. 34 ml/hr 23. 12 ml/hr 24. 39.4 - 78.8 mg/dose, safe 25. 100 - 200 mg per dose, too low 26. 450 - 750 mg, yes 27. 27 ml/hr 28. 48 ml/hr 29. 72 ml/hr 30. 2.5 ml 31. 15 mg 32. 9 mg 33. 40 to 80 mg 34. 1000 mg 35. 600 mcg/min
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