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The primary healthcare provided prescribes Amoxicillin 500 mgPO q 8 hours. The child weighs 70 pounds. The safe dose range is 20 – 40 mg/kg/day in 3 divided doses. Round answer to nearest hundredth.(a)What is the minimum safe dose in mg/dose? mg/dose6.6(b) What is the maximum safe dose in mg/dose?mg/dose6.6(c)Is the dose ordered by the physician safe? (dose highlighted in RED above)- 500 mg11
C. Practice Problems- NOTE: Use these math problems to prepare for every math test for the remainder of the program.Questions on each course exam will focus on the specific patient population and type of medications administered to that population- BUT the “style” of the questioning will be the same!Following the rounding rules discussed earlier in Section A, number 4Solving for:Tabs/dosemL/dosemL/dose (weight-based)1.A client is receiving alprazolam (Xanax) 0.75 mg PO BID for anxiety. Alprazolam is available in 0.5 mg scored tablets. How many tablets per dose will the RN administer?2.A child with a urinary tract infection is receiving Cephalexin (Keflex) 100 mg suspension PO QID. Keflex oral suspension is labeled 125 mg in 5 mL. How many milliliters per dose will the RN administer?3.A child weighing 28.4 kg is in a hypertensive crisis. The healthcare provider prescribes methyldopa (Aldomet) 40 mg/kg/day in 4 divided doses. The pharmacy provides a 50 mg/mL vial. How many milliliters per dose will the RN administer?Solving for SIMPLE IV (with and w/o meds): - remember, there might be distractorsmL/hour gtt/min 4.The nurse is preparing to administer Vancomycin 750 mg in 250 mL of D5W, and plans to administer thedose over 75 minutes. The secondary infusion pump should be programmed to administer how many mL/hour?5.The healthcare provided prescribes a continuous infusion of 5% dextrose in 45% sodium chloride at 85 mL/hour. The IV administration set delivers 10 gtt/mL. The RN should regulate the drop rate to deliver how many gtt/minute?6.The healthcare provider prescribes a continuous intravenous infusion of one liter of lactated ringers to infuse over 8 hours. The nurse should program the infusion pump to deliver how many mL/hour?7.The physician has prescribed Cefoxitin 2 grams IVPB every 6 hours to dissolve in 50 mL and infuse over 30 minutes. The drop factor is 15 gtt/mL. Calculate the flow rate in gtt/min.8.Your patient is going to receive 2 grams of magnesium sulfate in 500 mL of 0.9% normal saline to infuse over 30 minutes. How many mL/hour will you set the infusion pump to infuse?