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1. Dosage Calculation Help

Hello! I would like some help regarding these dosage calculations if you all don't mind showing me how to do it? 1. A patient with cirrhosis is admitted for variceal bleeding. The gastroenterologist ordered ocreotide acetate 50 IV mcg bolus the...
2. Zosyn Dose Calculations

Help. I canâ€™t wrap my brain around how they got the dose of Zosyn for a baby. The order is to give 100mg/kg of piperacillin to baby who weighs 0.8kg. Concentration of Zosyn is 45g/ml. Each 4.5g vial of Zosyn contains 4g of piperacillin and 0.5g of ta...
3. IV Fluid Replacement Question Debating Book Answer

A client is receiving IV fluid replacement. The order states to give 1000 ml for the first 10 kg and 50ml/kg each 10-20 in 24 hours. The client weights 19.5 kg, what should the nurse set the hourly rate at? This question was on a comprehensive t...
4. Dosage Help

I am having trouble with the following question. I have looked at it so long, I am just getting more confused. Any help is appreciated. 0.9% Normal Saline with inamrinone 0.1 grams/100mL is prescribed for a patient with heart failure. The medica...
5. What to study or know before nursing school?

So basically I've already gotten into school and have a lot of time in my hands. I currently work full time as a security guard at a hospital and well don't do much but surely on my phone and occasionally wrestle with people. Was just curious if some...
6. Master Your Drug Calculations BEFORE You Get to Nursing School

Keys to Success: Knowing what is happening in the calculation rather than blindly following a formula. Setting up your calculations mathematically correct. 5 g (1000 mg/g) = 5000 mg is correct. 5 g x 1000 = 5000 mg is incorrect. ...
7. Ratio Strength Calculations with Practice Problems and Answers

Hi Students, You may already know everything about ratio strength calculations, but in case you need a refresher, here it is. The attached PDF has all the information below along with FREE practice problems and answers. Ratio Strength V...
8. Dosage Calculation Assistance

Hello! I am doing a dosage calculation packet that we are supposed to do before our next semester at school starts. I just want to see if I am doing this problem correctly. Hopefully you guys can help! The physician orders ceftazidime (Tazicef) 0.5 g...
9. Dosage calculations exam -rounding

ok the problem i'm given: admin 0.003mg PO. available 0.05mg/ml. i come up with an answer of = 0.06ml would i round the 0.06 to 0.1ml or actually give 0.06? test is tomorrow so any advice is greatly appreciated!!
10. Drug Calculation Help!!

I have recently sat an exam and failed on one question but I do not understand how. Here is the question: A child has been prescribed 0.5 g vancomycin in 100 mL sodium chloride 0.9%. This must be infused at a rate not exceeding 10 mg/min. ...
11. Calculating Intake and Output

Hello. I was wondering if anyone could help me solve intake and output problems. I found two online and have been trying to solve them, but I don't understand what I am doing wrong. I posted my work below. Thanks. Calculate the patients INTAKE d...
12. Milliunits Math Problem

Can anyone provide help with the following med math problem? Client is admitted to labor and delivery for a trial induction. Order reads: Begin Pitocin at 2 milliunits per minute and increase by 1 milliunit every 15 minutes until 3 good con...
13. Dosage Calculations

I am in a desperate situation. I thought I was getting my calculations correctly and today I got back my math results and i got a 70% I am so disappointed I dont know what to do. On my first exam I received an 80%. My professor said that if i get abo...