28. The order is to give Pipracil 750 mg I.M. q 8h. Directions for reconstitution
of the 2 gm vial state: Add 4 ml of sodium chloride to produce a
concentration of 1 gm per 2.5 ml. How many ml will you give? _______
29. The following refers to reconstitution of penicillin:
3.2 ml =
8.2 ml =
18.2 ml =
Using the 3.2 diluent, how much penicillin (ml) must be used to administer
1.5 million units? (1.5 million = 1,500,000)
30. The recommended dose of Penicillin G is 250,000 units/kg/day divided in
6 equal doses. The medication is available as 1,000,000 units per 10 ml.
The child weighs 30 kg. Determine the number of ml to be administered
per dose. _____.
31. The doctor has ordered 2000 units of Heparin SC. You have available a
5 ml vial labeled 10,000 units per ml. How many ml will you administer?
32. The order is to give Penicillin G 300,000 units I.M. for your patient. You
have a vial that contains 200,000 units/ml. How much medication will you
33. The order is to give Atropine gr 1/200 I.M. On hand is an ampule labeled
gr 1/150 per 2 ml. How many ml will you give?
34. The order is to give Morphine 6 mg I.M. q 4h, p.r.n. The available vial is
labeled 1/6 gr per ml. How many ml will you give?
35. The order is to give Phenobarbital gr 1/4 I.M., q 4-6 h p.r.n. On hand is a
tubex (prefilled syringe) labeled 30 mg/2 ml. How many ml will you give?
36. The order is to give Methicillin 0.6 gm I.M. q 6h. On hand is a vial labeled
150 mg per ml. How many ml should you give? ______
37. The order is to give Mylanta 45 ml P.O. q 2h. How many ounces will you
38. The order is to give Erythromycin base 0.5 gm P.O. q 6h. On hand are
125 mg tablets. How many tablets will you give? ______