Just as you are recovering, your child falls ill.
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Just as you are recovering, your child falls ill. You know that there have been mistakes in your medication

dosages, so you hurriedly scan the Internet to make sure that what the doctor is giving your child is safe.

a. Your child weighs 13 kg. Your research indicates that 40 mg/kg/day is the recommended dosage. What would the safe dosage be for your child in milligrams per day?

b. The doctor orders 300 mg of an antibiotic to be given to your child every 12 hours. Is this dosage safe according to your research?

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