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20% rule, small dose medicine administration

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Specializes in NICU, ER.

Hi Everyone I am wondering how everyone calculates medication doses for meds like Versed, Fentanyl. We use a calculation called the 20% rule, to get the correct dose of the med. Would please include some examples. Thanks A lot!!

SteveNNP, MSN, NP

Specializes in Neonatal ICU (Cardiothoracic). Has 9 years experience.

Dose desired divided by medication concentration. Simple.

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