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- A 2-year-old toddler needs crystalloid IV fluids. The physician orders 300 mL of fluid every 8 hours. The IV set delivers 60 gtts/mL. How many gtt/min? (round to nearest whole number)
- Using the 4/2/1 method, calculate the hourly maintenance fluid rate for a child who weighs 18 kg.
- A 17 pound 4-ounce child is to receive IV fluids at the rate of 85 ml/Kg/day. (Use drop factor of 60)
How many ml per hour? ________
What is the flow rate? ___________
- The patient weighs 35 lbs. Calculate the correct range for a medication to be given at 1.2 to 2.8 mg/kg/day. _______ daily
- A 5-year-old child weighs 45 pounds. He is to receive 5 mcg/kg/daily of digoxin. There is a 250 mcg/5 ml vial of digoxin in the pyxis. How much ml will the nurse administer daily?
- The physician has ordered 300 mg of a drug to be addedto 100 ml of D5W and administered over 45 minutes. The drug is available as 250 mg / 20 ml. The drop factor is 60 gtts/mL. You set the IV for ____ gtts / min. (Round to nearest whole number)
- The healthcare provider has ordered 60 mg of a medication. You have a 50 mg/2 ml vial available. How much ml will you administer?
- The physician orders KCL 40 mEq per 1,000 mL NS to start at 0800. After 5 hours, 300 ml of the NS + KCL bag infused into the patient. What rate will the nurse have to set the pump to finish the rest of the bag by 2200?
- The child’s maintenance fluid (using the 4/2/1 rule) is currently running at 75 ml/hr. What is the child’s weight in kg?
- The healthcare provider orders ibuprofen for a child weighing 15.4 kg. The recommended dosage for this drug is 40 mg / kg / day with a max daily dosage of 1200 mg. This dosage will be given in equally divided doses every 6 hours. How much mg will the child receive per dose?