c.

After reconstituting the vial of Prostaphlin, the 250 mg is further diluted in 100

ml of D5W. Using minidrop (60 gtts/ml) tubing, how many gtts/min are

needed to administer the Prostaphlin if the IV is to run for 1 1/2 hours?

d.

How many mg of acetaminophen will each dose of Tylenol contain?

e.

What is the maximum number of mg of Tylenol you can administer per day?

38. The physician ordered Cleocin 120 mg IVPB q 8h. The antibiotic is supplied in

vials with 300 mg/2 ml. The guidelines for administration of Cleocin are to dilute

a.

How many ml's of Cleocin will you add to 50 ml of D5 W for the ordered

dose?

b.

Using a drop factor of 60 gtts/ml, determine the infusion rate.

39.

The order is to give 0.3 mg of Atropine I.M. on call to surgery. The medication is

provided in a vial labeled gr 1/150 per ml. How many ml's should you give?

40. The order is to administer Regular Insulin at a rate of 7 u/hr via a continuous I.V.

infusion. The pharmacy sends a 500-ml bag of 0.9% sodium chloride with 250

units of Regular insulin added. Using a drop factor of 60 gtts/ml, calculate the

infusion rate in gtts/min and ml/hr.

41. The order is to give Mandol (Cefamandole) 1 gm q 6h IVPB. Recommended

dilution is 100 ml of D5W or NS. Recommended rate of infusion is over 30

minutes. Using a drop factor of 20 gtts/ml, determine the infusion rate in gtts/min.

42.

The order is to give Keflin 480 mg IVPB q 6h to a 19 kg child. The medication is

supplied in a 500 mg vial. Reconstitution directions are: Add 5 ml of diluent to give

a concentration of 500 mg/2.7 ml. You are to administer the Keflin in 25 ml of I.V.

fluid over 30 minutes.

a.

How many ml of medication will you add to the I.V. fluid?

b.

Using a drop factor of 60 gtts/ml, determine the infusion rate.

43.

The order is to administer 47 units of NPH insulin SQ q AM. You have a 10ml vial

of U100 NPH insulin. Using a tuberculin syringe, determine how many ml's to

give.

44.

The physician has ordered 700 units per hour of Heparin. The pharmacy sends

500 ml of D5NS with 20,000 u of Heparin. Using a drop rate factor of 60 gtts/ml,

determine the infusion rate.

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