# 1The physician has ordered 100ml 5 % dextrose in water (D5W) with 10 units IV oxytocin. Begin at 2 mU/min and then increase by 2 mU every 30 minute

1The physician has ordered 100ml 5 % dextrose in water (D5W) with 10 units IV oxytocin. Begin at 2 mU/min and then increase by 2 mU every 30 minutes until regular contracts occur. Maximum dose is 20mU/min. a. What is the IV rate ml/hr for the beginning infusion? b. What is the maximum IV rate the oxytocin infusion maybe set for? 2The physician has ordered 1000 ml Lactated Ringers (LR) with 20g magnesium sulfate. IV bolus with 6gm over 30 mins and then maintain a continuous infusion at 3g/h. a. What is the IV rate (ml/hr) for the bolus order? b. What is the IV rate (ml/hr) for the continuous infusion? 3An infant weighs 7lbs. The infant needs Tylenol for pain following a circumcision. The recommended dose is 10-15 mg/kg/dose q 4-6 hr. a. What is the minimum recommended dose in MG b. What is the maximum recommended dose in MG 4The doctor has ordered 40 mg of acetaminophen q 4-6 hr. for fever in a septic infant. The child weighs 6lbs. The Recommended dose range for acetaminophen is 10-15 mg/kg/dose q 4-6 hr. Acetaminophen is supplied as 160mg/5ml. a. Is the ordered dose safe and therapeutic to administer? b. If the dose is safe and therapeutic, how many milliliters will be needed? SAn infant is prescribed Ampicillin for sepsis. The infant weighs 9lbs. Calculate a safe and therapeutic dosage range for this infant. Recommended dosage is 200-400mg/kg/24 hr. q 4-6 hr. a. Minimum recommended dose. b.Maximum recommended dose.

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