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1. If a drugs recommended dose is 5 mg/kg, and a solution

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1. If a drug's recommended dose is 5 mg/kg, and a solution contains a concentration of 2 mg/mL of the drug, what volume of the solution should be given to a cat that weighs 8 pounds? A. 20 mL B. 9 mL C. 2 mL D.90 mL 2. You're asked to add 15 mEq of potassium chloride per 1,000 mL of Normosol. Potassium chloride is available as 20 mEq/10 mL. The amount of potassium chloride needed for a 3 L bag of Normosol would be

A. 2.25 mL B. 45 mL C. 22.5 mL D. 4.5 mL

3. A 450 lb weanling requires treatment with potassium penicillin at a dose of 22,000 IU/kg q.i.d. The bottle of potassium penicillin has been reconstituted to a dosage strength of 500,000 IU/mL. What is the correct dosage?

A. 9 mL B. 1.98 mL C. 0.9 mL D. 19.8 mL

4. A 950 lb horse requires treatment with metronidazole at a dose of 15 mg/kg t.i.d. Metronidazole is available as 500 mg tablets. Calculate the total amount of tablets needed for 5 days.

A. 195 tablets B. 65 tablets C. 427.5 tablets D. 142.5 tablets

5. A medication order calls for 1 liter of glucose solution to be administered IV over an eight-hour period. What will be the flow rate if the drop factor is 12? A. 20 gtt/min B. 12 gtt/min C. 25 gtt/min D. 34 gtt/min

6. The recommended single dose of a medication is one teaspoon. How many doses can be obtained from 50 mL of the medication? A. 50 doses B. 20 doses C. 10 doses D. 5 doses

7. The recommended single dose for a particular drug is 100 mg. How many doses can be obtained from 20 grams of the drug? A. 2,000 doses B. 20 doses C. 2 doses D. 200 doses

8. A dog weighs 10 pounds. How many 5-mg tablets are needed to provide a dose of 7.5 mg/lb to the dog? A. 5 tablets B. 20 tablets C. 10 tablets D. 15 tablets 9. A particular solution contains 5 mg/500 mL of a drug. How many mg of the drug are contained in one teaspoon of the solution? A. 20 mg B. 50 mg C. 2 mg D. 0.05 mg

10. A patient is receiving a D5RL at a rate of 200 mL/hr. How many 1 L bags of D5RL should the technician have on hand for the next 24 hours? A. 1 B. 12 C. 5 D. 24