Using conversion factors solve each of the following clinical problemsa) The physician has order 1.0g of tetracycline to be given every six hours to a patient. If each pill  contains 500mg tablets, how many would you need for a day’s treatment? b) an intramuscular medication is given at 5.00mg/Kg of body weight. What is the does if the  patient weights 180lb  c) a physician has order 0.50mg of atropine, intramuscularly. If atropine is available as 0.1mg/mL  of solution, how many Ml would you need to give?

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Asked Sep 8, 2019

Using conversion factors solve each of the following clinical problems

a) The physician has order 1.0g of tetracycline to be given every six hours to a patient. If each pill  contains 500mg tablets, how many would you need for a day’s treatment? 

b) an intramuscular medication is given at 5.00mg/Kg of body weight. What is the does if the  patient weights 180lb  

c) a physician has order 0.50mg of atropine, intramuscularly. If atropine is available as 0.1mg/mL  of solution, how many Ml would you need to give? 

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Step 1
The amount of tetracycline to be given in 6 hou is
each tablet is 5oomg
is meutioued elow
The amouut ontaiued
Conversion of 500
in to
500
500X 10
7
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The amount of tetracycline to be given in 6 hou is each tablet is 5oomg is meutioued elow The amouut ontaiued Conversion of 500 in to 500 500X 10 7

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Step 2
The nunber of tablets
Tiven in 24 hoars is caleulatad
otows:
hours
-6 Wours
6 hours
0'S
0 S
the nuwber of tablets is 4
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The nunber of tablets Tiven in 24 hoars is caleulatad otows: hours -6 Wours 6 hours 0'S 0 S the nuwber of tablets is 4

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The amount of intramuscular medicaliou giveu
weiqut
weight of
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patient ls giesn
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Conversion OF lb into we
8164
80 lb
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(b The amount of intramuscular medicaliou giveu weiqut weight of of to is 5.00 patient ls giesn as 180lb he weigutlegis meutonad below O.uS3592 Conversion OF lb into we 8164 80 lb

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