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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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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