Prescribed is Magnesium Sulfate 6 grams, to be infused in 30 minutes using an electronic device. Available is Magnesium sulfate 40 grams in 1 liter…

Prescribed is Magnesium Sulfate 6 grams, to be infused in 30 minutes using an electronic device. Available is Magnesium sulfate 40 grams in 1 liter of sterile water for injection. At what rate should the electronic infusion device be set to administer the medication in the specified time?

___________________ mL/hr

2) A baby weighs 8 pounds and 4 ounces and is to be fed every three hours. She needs to be fed formula of 60 mL/kg/24 hours. How many milliliters should the baby receive for each feed?

_____________________ mL/feed 

3) Prescribed is Heparin 10,000 units/day. Available are vials containing Heparin 100,000 units, with a concentration of 20,000 units/mL. How long will one vial last?

______________________ Days

4) 1 liter of IV fluid was started at 0220 today and is infusing at the correct rate of 90 mL/hr. It is now 0740, how should be left in the bag?

________________ mL

5) Prescribed is Ampicillin 2 gm in 100 mL of D5W to be infused by an infusion device over 20 minutes. The drop factor is 10, what is the rate of infusion?

________________________mL/hr

6) Verapamil is ordered 120 mg po twice a day. The medication cart has Verapamil in 30 mg capsules. How many would you administer during your 8 hour shift?

_____________ capsules/dose

7) The order is for 125 mg Aldomet to be given every 6 hours IVPB. The medicaiton is diluted in 100 mLs of 5% dextrose. Using a microdrip administration set, what is the flow rate to deliver the volume in 2 hours. 

____________________ gtt/min

8) If an IV ran for 7 hours and 30 minutes, how much volume was given if you used a tubing with a drop factor of 15 and the flow rate was 80 mL/hr?

________________ mL 

9) The patient is to receive heparin at 1500 units per hour. The IV contains 25,000 units in 250 mL of D5W. Find the rate in mL/hr. 

________________ mL/hr

10) An IV mixture is labeled 225 mg/ 250 mL. The healthcare provider prescribes 3 mcg/kg/min for a 50 kg patient. What is the flow rate is a microdrip tubing administration set is used?

___________________ gtt/min

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