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A nurse is preparing to administer potassium chloride 5 mEq/kg/day PO divided in equal doses every 6hr to a child who weighs 64 lb. Available is potassium chloride liquid 40 mEq/15mL. How many mL should the nurse administer per dose? (Round the answer to the nearest tenth. Use a leading zero if it applies. Do not use a trailing zero.)

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13.6 mL/dose

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A nurse is preparing to administer ceftazidime 40 mg/kg/ IV bolus every 8 hr to a toddler who weighs 22 lb. Available is ceftazidine 40 mg/mL. How many mL should the nurse administer per dose? (Round the answer to the nearest tenth. Use a leading zero if it applies. Do not use a trailing zero.)

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10 mL/dose

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The nurse is preparing to administer gentamicin to a client who weighs 165 lb. The medication reference recommends administering 2 mg/kg IM every 8 hr. How many mg should the nurse plan to administer per dose? (Round the answer to the nearest whole number. Use a leading zero if it applies. Do not use a trailing zero.)

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150 mg/dose

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A nurse is preparing to administer tobramycin 2.5 mg/kg IM to a preschooler who weighs 20kg. Available is tobramycin injection 40mg/mL. How many mL should the nurse administer per dose?(Round the answer to the nearest tenth. Use a leading zero if it applies. Do not use a trailing zero.)

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1.3 mL/dose

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A nurse is preparing to administer amoxicillin 30 mg/kg/day PO divided in equal doses every 12 hr to an infant who weighs 5.5 kg. Available is amoxicillin suspension 125 mg/5 mL. How many mL should the nurse administer per dose? (Round the answer to the nearest tenth. Use a leading zero if it applies. Do not use a trailing zero.)

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3.3 mL/dose

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A nurse is preparing to administer phenytoin 15 mg/kg/day PO divided in equal three doses to a client who weighs 120 lb. Available is phenytoin 125 mg/5 mL. How many mL should the nurse administer per dose? (Round the answer to the nearest tenth. Use a leading zero if it applies. Do not use a trailing zero.)

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10.9 mL/dose

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A nurse is converting a toddler's weight from lb to kg. If the toddler weighs 17 lb 9 oz, he weighs how many kg?

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8 kg

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A nurse is preparing to administer erythromycin ethylsuccinate (EryPed) 50 mg/kg/day PO divided in equal doses every 6 hr to a toddler who weighs 32 lb. Available is erythromycin ethylsuccinate suspension 200 mg/5 mL. How many mL should the nurse administer per dose?(Round the answer to the nearest tenth. Use a leading zero if it applies. Do not use a trailing zero.)

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4.5 mL/dose

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A nurse is preparing t administer potassium gluconate 3 mEq/kg/day divided in equal doses every 6 hr to preschooler who weighs 42 lb. Available is potassium gluconate liquid 20 mEq/15mL. How many mL should the nurse administer per dose?Round the answer to the nearest whole number. Use a leading zero if it applies. Do not use a trailing zero.)

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11 mL/dose

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A nurse is preparing to administer phenytoin 5 mg/kg/day PO divided equally every 12 hr for an infant who weighs 12 lb 4 oz. How many mg should the nurse administer per dose?

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13.9 mg/dose

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A nurse is preparing to administer acyclovir (Zovirax) 5 mg/kg PO every 8 hr to a client who weighs 75 lb. How many mg should the nurse administer per dose?

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170.5 mg/dose

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A nurse is preparing to administer potassium gluconate (Kaon) 2 mEq/kg PO every 12 hr to a child who weighs 50 lb. How many mEq should the nurse administer per dose?

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22.7 mEq/dose

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A nurse is preparing to administer amikacin IM to a client who weighs 176 lb. The medication reference states that the safe dosage range is 7.5 to 15 mg/kg/day divided every 12 to 24 hr. What is the maximum safe dose the nurse should expect to administer per day?

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1,200 mg/day

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A nurse is converting an infant's weight from lb to kg. If the infant weighs 6 lb 2 oz, she weighs how many kg?

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2.8 kg

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A nurse is caring for an infant who weighs 11 lb 4 oz. What is the infant's weigh in lb?

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11.25 lb

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A nurse is preparing to administer cefdinir to. child who weighs 44 lb. The medication reference recommends administering 7 mg/kg PO every 12 hr. How many mg should the nurse plan to administer per dose?

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140 mg/dose

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A nurse is preparing to administer valproic acid 45 mg/kg/day PO divided in equal doses every 8 hr to a child who weighs 66 lb. Available is valproic acid syrup 250 mg/5 mL. How many mL should the nurse administer per dose?

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9 mL/dose

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A nurse is preparing to administer amoxicillin 25 mg/kg/day PO divided in equal doses every 8 hr to a preschooler who weighs 43 lb. Available is amoxicillin suspension 250 mg/5 mL. How many mL should the nurse administer per dose?

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3.3 mL/dose

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A nurse is preparing to administer midazolam IM to a client who is preoperative and weighs 132 lb. The medication reference states the safe dosage range is 0.07 to 0.08 ,g/kg. What is the maximum safe dose the nurse should expect to administer?

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4.8 mg/dose

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A nurse is preparing to administer famotidine 0.5 mg/kg PO to a child who weighs 50 lb. How many mg should the nurse administer per dose?

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11.4 mg/dose

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A nurse is converting a toddler's weight from lb too kg. If the toddler weighs 20 lb 8 oz, what is the toddler's weight in kg?

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9.3 kg

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A nurse is preparing to administer ampicillin 50 mg/kg/day PO divided in equal doses every 8 hr to a child who weighs 39.6 lb. Available is ampicillin oral suspension 250 mg/5mL. How many mL should the nurse administer per dose?

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6 mL/dose

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A nurse is preparing to administer cefaclor 40 mg/kg/day PO divided in equal doses every 8 hr to a child who weighs 48 lb. Available is cefaclor suspension 375 mg/5mL. How many mL should the nurse administer per dose?

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3.9 mL/dose

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A nurse is converting an infant's weight from lb to kg. If the infant weighs 10 lb 4 oz, what is the infant's weight in kg?

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4.7 kg

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A nurse is preparing to administer epoetin alfa 50 units/kg SQ to a preschooler who weighs 40 lb. Available is epoetin alfa 2,000 units/mL. How many mL should the nurse administer?

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0.45 mL