1. Prednisone 10 mg/kg/day is ordered for a child weighing 25lbs. Prednisone is available in 5 mg/5ml.

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1. Prednisone 10 mg/kg/day is ordered for a child weighing 25lbs. Prednisone is available in 5 mg/5ml.

a. How many mg per dose will the child receive?

b. How many mg per day will the child receive?

c. How many ml per dose will the child receive?

2 Order: Ferrous sulfate 9 mg po tid. child weighs 13lbs. The safe dosage is 3-6 mg/kg/24hrs

a. what is the safe 24 hours range?

b is the ordered dose safe for a 24 hr period

3. Order Cefaclor 180 mg po q 8hr. child weighs 10lbs. The safe dose is 15 mg/kg dose.

a what is the safe dose for this child

b is the ordered dose safe

c if the medication is supplied 125mg/5ml, how many ml will you administer

 
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