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Calculating Dosages Safely A Dimensional Analysis Approach 1st Edition Horntvedt Test Bank

ISBN-13: 978-0803644595

ISBN-10: 0803644590

 

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Calculating Dosages Safely A Dimensional Analysis Approach 1st Edition Horntvedt Test Bank

ISBN-13: 978-0803644595

ISBN-10: 0803644590

 

 

 

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Chapter 10: Reconstituting Medications from a Powder

 

Multiple Choice

Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

 

____     1.   A nurse is preparing to reconstitute a medication. Which of these diluents should the nurse use?

A. 0.9% sodium chloride solution
B. The diluent recommended by the manufacturer of the drug
C. Sterile water for injection
D. 5% dextrose solution (D5W)

 

 

____     2.   A nurse is preparing to administer an IV medication that has been reconstituted. To prevent undissolved particles of medication from entering the patient’s bloodstream, the nurse should:

A. Vigorously shake the vial after reconstitution the medication.
B. Wait at least 2 hours before administering the medication so the particles settle to the bottom of the vial.
C. Send the vial to the pharmacy to be filtered.
D. Use IV tubing that has an inline filter in place.

 

 

Short Answer

 

 

  1. What is the usual dosage of cefotaxime for a child weighing less than 50 kg? _________

 

  1. How much diluent should be added to reconstitute the cefotaxime?__________

 

  1. What is the final concentration of cefotaxime after reconstitution? __________

 

  1. How long is reconstituted cefotaxime stable?_____________________

 

  1. A provider orders cefotaxime, 100 mg/kg/day, IV, every 6 hours for a child who weighs 5 kg. What volume (mL) of reconstituted cefotaxime should be administered per dose? Round to the nearest tenth mL. ______________

 

For Educational Purposes Only

STERILE

OXACILLIN SODIUM

       for Injection

For I.M. or I.V. Use

Each vial contains:

Oxacillin 250 mg

 

 

Usual Dosage:

250 mg IM or IV every 4 to 6 hours.

Directions for Reconstitution: Add 9.6 mL Sterile Bacteriostatic Water for Injection for a concentration of 25 mg/mL. Shake well until solution is clear. The reconstituted solution is stable for 3 days at room temperature.

 

 

  1. What is the usual dosage of oxacillin? ______________________

 

  1. How much diluent should be added to reconstitute the oxacillin? __________

 

  1. What is the final concentration of oxacillin after reconstitution? __________

 

  1. How long is reconstituted oxacillin stable? _____________________

 

  1. A provider orders oxacillin, 25 mg/kg/day, IV, every 8 hours for a child who weighs 4 kg. What volume (mL) of reconstituted oxacillin should be administered per dose? Round to the nearest tenth mL. ___________

 

 

Chapter 10: Reconstituting Medications from a Powder

Answer Section

 

MULTIPLE CHOICE

 

  1. ANS:  B                    PTS:   1

 

  1. ANS:  D                    PTS:   1

 

SHORT ANSWER

 

  1. ANS:

100 to 200 mg/kg/day in divided doses every 6 to 8 hours

 

PTS:   1

 

  1. ANS:

4.8 mL; 4.8 mL Sterile Bacteriostatic Water for Injection

 

PTS:   1

 

  1. ANS:

250 mg per 1.5 mL; 250 mg in 1.5 mL

 

PTS:   1

 

  1. ANS:

3 days at room temperature or 5 days in the refrigerator

 

PTS:   1

 

  1. ANS:

0.8 mL

 

PTS:   1

 

  1. ANS:

250 mg every 4 to 6 hours

 

PTS:   1

 

  1. ANS:

9.6 mL; 9.6 mL Sterile Bacteriostatic Water for Injection

 

PTS:   1

 

  1. ANS:

25 mg/mL; 25 mg in 1 mL; 25 mg per mL

 

PTS:   1

 

  1. ANS:

3 days at room temperature

 

PTS:   1

 

  1. ANS:

1.3 mL

 

PTS:   1

 

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