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Answers to "The Nursing Calculations" Quiz

Answers to "The Nursing Calculations" Quiz

September 09, 2009

















12. You have 80ml of fluid containing 75mg of gentamicin and an infusion time of 35 mins. What’s the required pump setting in mL/hour?
136mL/hour
137mL/hour
171mL/hour
172mL/hour

13. If a patient needs a unit of packed cells over three hours, a unit contains 250mL and the I.V. set delivers 15 drops/mL. What drip rate in drops per minute is needed?
21
22
23
24

14. What size of single dose of Amoxicillin would be needed for a child weighing 27kg when they are prescribed 40mg/kg/day, 4 doses per day?
250mg/dose
260mg/dose
270mg/dose
275mg/dose


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