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Chapter 17Advanced Adult Intravenous Calculations
PROBLEM
Complete the following advanced IV calculations. The problems and drug orders are presented for
practice only, and actual prescribed dosages will vary according to a patients age, condition, reac

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Chapter 17Advanced Adult Intravenous Calculations
PROBLEM
Complete the following advanced IV calculations. The problems and drug orders are presented for
practice only, and actual prescribed dosages will vary according to a patients age, condition, reac

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Chapter 7Interpreting Drug Orders
SHORT ANSWER
Answer the following questions by supplying either the medical abbreviation or the interpretation of
the medical abbreviation.
1. q.i.d. = four times a day
2. p.c. = after meals
3. t.i.d. = three times a da

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Chapter 11Parenteral Dosage of Drugs
SHORT ANSWER
Compute the amount of medication that will be given to administer one dose of the following
medication orders. Round all parenteral administration orders that are over 1 mL to one decimal place.
Round al

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Chapter 11Parenteral Dosage of Drugs
SHORT ANSWER
Compute the amount of medication that will be given to administer one dose of the following
medication orders. Round all parenteral administration orders that are over 1 mL to one decimal place.
Round al

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Chapter 14Pediatric and Adult Dosages Based on Body Weight
PROBLEM
Compute the requested information. Round all parenteral administration orders that are over 1 mL to
one decimal place. Round all parenteral administration orders under 1 mL to two decima

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Chapter 10Oral Dosage of Drugs
SHORT ANSWER
Compute the amount of medication you will give to administer one dose of the following medication
orders. Assume all tablets are scored, when necessary. The problems and drug orders are presented for
practice

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Chapter 14Pediatric and Adult Dosages Based on Body Weight
PROBLEM
Compute the requested information. Round all parenteral administration orders that are over 1 mL to
one decimal place. Round all parenteral administration orders under 1 mL to two decima

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Chapter 10Oral Dosage of Drugs
SHORT ANSWER
Compute the amount of medication you will give to administer one dose of the following medication
orders. Assume all tablets are scored, when necessary. The problems and drug orders are presented for
practice

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Chapter 15Intravenous Solutions, Equipment, and Calculations
MULTIPLE CHOICE
1. A patients order for IV fluid states that NS is to be infused. Which of the following IV fluids should
be given?
A. 0.9% Sodium Chloride
C. 0.225% Sodium Chloride
B. 0.45% S

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Chapter 6Equipment Used in Dosage Measurement
COMPLETION
1. The medicine cup calibrations indicate that 1 teaspoon is approximately _5_ mL.
2. The medicine cup calibrations indicate that 1 tablespoon (1 T) is approximately _15_ mL.
SHORT ANSWER
Draw an

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Chapter 6Equipment Used in Dosage Measurement
COMPLETION
1. The medicine cup calibrations indicate that 1 teaspoon is approximately _ mL.
ANS:
5 mL
5
2. The medicine cup calibrations indicate that 1 tablespoon (1 T) is approximately _ mL.
ANS:
15 mL
15

Chapter 16 Homework Advanced Pediatric Calculations
1. If a child is receiving 45 mg IV q.12h of a certain medication, and the minimal and maximal dilution range is
15 mg/mL to 3 mg/mL:
What is the minimum volume of fluid in which the medication can be sa

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Chapter 13Alternative Dosage Calculation Methods: Ratio-Proportion and
Dimensional Analysis
PROBLEM
Compute the amount of medication that will be given to administer one dose of the following
medication orders using the Ratio-Proportion method to obtain

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Chapter 12Reconstitution of Solutions
PROBLEM
Compute the amounts of solutes and solvents for the following solutions.
1. 500 mL of
strength hydrogen peroxide solution for wound irrigation
_ mL hydrogen peroxide
_ mL sterile water
ANS:
2. 250 mL of 50%

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Chapter 9Preventing Medication Errors
PROBLEM
Complete the following based upon the directions. The problems and drug orders are presented for
practice only, and actual prescribed dosages will vary according to a patients age, condition, reaction,
addit

Chapter 8Understanding Drug Labels
COMPLETION
Identify the following, using the given label.
Label courtesy of Pharmacia Corporation, Peapack, New Jersey.
1. The name of the manufacturer is _.
ANS: G.D. Searle & Co.
2. The form of the drug is _.
ANS: Cap

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Chapter 3Systems of Measurement
SHORT ANSWER
Express in proper metric, apothecary, or household notation.
1. one and one-half ounces
1 oz
2. one-half teaspoon
t
3. two and one-half liters
2 L
4. three-tenths of a gram
.063 t
5. 25 milliequivalents
25mEq

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Chapter 4Conversions: Metric, Apothecary, and Household Systems
COMPLETION
Convert each of the given quantities to the equivalent unit indicated. Your answers must be in the
proper form for the metric, household, or apothecary system measurement request

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Chapter 5Conversions for Other Clinical Applications: Time and Temperature
SHORT ANSWER
Complete the following questions by converting between traditional time and international time.
1. Convert 10:45 AM to international time.
2. Convert 2:30 PM to inte

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Chapter 8Understanding Drug Labels
COMPLETION
Identify the following, using the given label.
Label courtesy of Pharmacia Corporation, Peapack, New Jersey.
1. The name of the manufacturer is _GD Searle & Co_.
2. The form of the drug is _Caplets_.
Identif

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Chapter 9Preventing Medication Errors
PROBLEM
Complete the following based upon the directions. The problems and drug orders are presented for
practice only, and actual prescribed dosages will vary according to a patients age, condition, reaction,
addit

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Chapter 12Reconstitution of Solutions
PROBLEM
Compute the amounts of solutes and solvents for the following solutions.
1. 500 mL of
strength hydrogen peroxide solution for wound irrigation
_125_ mL hydrogen peroxide
_375_ mL sterile water
2. 250 mL of 5

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Chapter 13Alternative Dosage Calculation Methods: Ratio-Proportion and
Dimensional Analysis
PROBLEM
Compute the amount of medication that will be given to administer one dose of the following
medication orders using the Ratio-Proportion method to obtain

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Chapter 15Intravenous Solutions, Equipment, and Calculations
MULTIPLE CHOICE
1. A patients order for IV fluid states that NS is to be infused. Which of the following IV fluids should
be given?
A. 0.9% Sodium Chloride
C. 0.225% Sodium Chloride
B. 0.45% S

Chapter 16 Homework Advanced Pediatric Calculations
1. If a child is receiving 45 mg IV q.12h of a certain medication, and the minimal and maximal dilution range is
15 mg/mL to 3 mg/mL:
What is the minimum volume of fluid in which the medication can be sa

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Chapter 1Fractions and Decimals
PROBLEM
Complete the following.
1. Arrange the following decimals from largest to smallest: 1.5, 0.25, 1.025.
ANS:
1.5, 1.025, 0.25
2. Arrange the following decimals from largest to smallest: 0.33, 0.045, 0.7.
ANS:
0.7, 0

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Chapter 3Systems of Measurement
SHORT ANSWER
Express in proper metric, apothecary, or household notation.
1. one and one-half ounces
ANS:
iss
2. one-half teaspoon
ANS:
3. two and one-half liters
ANS:
2.5 L
4. three-tenths of a gram
ANS:
0.3 g
5. 25 mill