Quiz 11: Practice Test


Practice the following problems (answers at the end)... 

1.         Physician ordered 0.75 Gm of Sulfa.  Label reads 250 mg per tablet. 

            How many tablets would you administer?

 

2.         Physician ordered 1000 mg of antibiotic I.V.  Label reads 1 Gm per 15 mL. 

            How many mL would you prepare?

 

3.         Physician ordered 200 mcg of thyroxin.  Label reads 0.2 mg tabs. 

            How many tablets would you prepare?

 

4.         Physician ordered 15 mg of a sedative elixir.  Label reads 10 mg/5 mL.

            How many mLs would you prepare?

 

5.         Physician ordered Elixir Tylenol 150 mg.  Label reads gr. V per 10 mL.

            How many mLs would you give PO?

 

6.         Physician ordered gr. 1/100 of Scopolamine. Label reads 0.3 mg/0.5 mL.

            How many mLs would you prepare?

 

7.         Physician ordered 700 mgm of an antibiotic I.M. Q12hrs.  The vial contains powder with a label that reads: 

                        ‘Add 10 mL sterile water – therefore, 1 mL = 1 Gm.’ 

            How many mLs would you prepare?

 

8.         Physician ordered 50,000 units of Penicillin I.M.  The vial reads: 

                        ‘Add 10 mL sterile water to obtain 1 million units.’

             How many mL would you give?

 

9.         The patient’s temperature reads 99.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 

            Calculate the temperature in degrees Celsius.

 

10.       The patient’s temperature is 38.3 degrees Celsius.  Calculate the temperature in Fahrenheit.

 

11.       The patient weighs 91 kg.  Calculate the equivalent weight in pounds.

           

12.       The patient weighs 110 lbs.  Calculate the equivalent in kg.

 

13.       The baby weighs 20 lbs 4 oz.  What is the weight in kg?

 

14.       Physician ordered gr. 1/200 of Atropine.  Label reads gr. 1/100 per 1 mL. 

            How many mLs would you administer?

 

15.       Physician ordered gr. 1/6 Codeine Liquid P.O.  Label reads gr. ½ per 8 cc.

            How many mLs would you give?

 

16.       Physician ordered gr. VIISS Chloral Hydrate Syrup.  Label reads gr. 3 ¾ per

            8 mL.  How many mL would you prepare?

 

17.       Order:  Mebaral 0.2 Gm PO daily.

            Avail:  Mebaral gr. ¾ per tablet.

            How many tabs do you give?

 

18.       Order:  KayCiel 15 mEq PO Bid pc.

            Avail:  Kay Ciel 20 mEq/15 mL.

            How many mL of KayCiel should you administer?

 

19.       You are to give 250 mg ‘po’ daily of a medication.

            On Hand:  1 Gm in a 2 oz. bottle.

            How many tsp. will you give per dose?

 

20.       Order:  Penicillin G 900,000 units IM daily.

            Avail:  Penicillin G 1.2 million units/2 mL.

            How many mL will you give the patient?

 

21.       Order:  Emete-Con 30 mg IM q3-4h PRN nausea and vomiting.

            Avail:  Emete-Con 50 mg vial.  Add 2.2 mL of diluent to yield 25 mg/mL.

            How many mL should you give at each dose?

 

22.       Order:  Desmorpressin acetate 3 μg in 2 equally divided doses SQ.

            Avail:  Desmorpressin acetate 4 μg/mL.

            How many mL will the patient receive at each dose?

 

23.       Order:  Robinul 0.002 mg/lb IM STAT.

            Avail:  A 20 ml vial labeled Robinul 0.2 mg/mL.

                        The patient weighs 55 Kg.

            How many minims should you give?

 

24.       Order:  Ancobon 1.5 Gm PO q6h (every 6 hours).

            Avail:  Ancobon 500 mg/capsule.

                        Usual dosage is 50-150 mg/kg/day.

                        The patient weighs 176 lbs.

            How many capsules will you give per dose?

            Is the patient receiving above, below, or in-between the usual dosage/day?

 

25.       Order:  Geopen 100 mg/kg IM in 4 equally divided doses.

            Avail:  2 Gm vial of Geopen.  Add 4 mL of diluent to yield 1 Gm/2.5 mL.

                        The patient weighs 66 lbs.

            How many mL should you give at each dose?

 

26.       You have 180 cc cans of full strength Sustacal.  How much water and how much Sustacal do you mix to

administer  a feeding of 80 cc of ¼ strength Sustacal?

27.       What strength solution will you have if you add 60 cc of H20 to a 240 cc can of Ensure?

28.       How much Jevity is in a 60% strength 180 cc feeding? 

29.       What strength solution will you have if you add 80 cc of H20 to a 240 cc can of  Ensure?

30.       If there are 30 calories/oz., how many calories are in a 200 cc feeding that is ¾ strength?


 Med Math Review Answers

1.         3 tabs

2.         15 mL

3.         1 tab

4.         7.5 mL

5.         5 mL.

6.         1 mL

7.         0.7 mL

8.         0.5 mL

9.         37.3oC

10.       100.9oF

11.       200.2 lbs

12.       50 kg

13.       9.2 kg

14.       0.5 mL

15.       2.7 mL

16.       16 mL

17.       4 tabs

18.       11.3 mL

19.       3 tsp

20.       1.5 mL

21.       1.2 mL

22.       0.38 mL

23.       18 m_

24.       3 caps/day

            Patient is receiving in-between the usual dosage/day (6000 mg/day to 12000 mg/day)

25.       1.9 mL

26.       20 cc Sustacal and 60 cc H20

27.       80% or 4/5

28.       108 cc

29.       75% or ¾

30.       150 calories


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