Medicines Management

Q1. A woman receives a drug for a urine infection. The prescribed dose is 1 gramme [1g] in an intravenous solution. Ward stock contains 500mg in 10ml. What volume should be administered?
20ml
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Q2. A woman is prescribed medicine for gastro-intestinal problems. The dose prescribed is 650mg orally. The ward stock is 325mg/10ml oral solution. What volume in ml should be administered to receive the prescribed dose?
20ml
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Q3. A woman receives an opioid for analgesia. The doctor prescribes her a 5mg dose intramuscularly. The stock ampoule on birthing suite is 10mg per ml (10mg/1ml. In order to receive the prescribed dose of 5mg; how many ml are administered?
0.5ml
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Q4. A woman with severe heart disease is prescribed 40mg of Lasix intravenously [IV], The available stock is 80mg in 2ml. How many ml are administered to achieve the prescribed dose?
1ml
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Q5. A woman who cannot tolerate tablets requires oral syrup. The doctor prescribes her 8mg of oral syrup three times over 24 hours. The Ward stock is 4mg in 5ml (4mg/5ml). How many mls in total is required in 24 hours?
30ml
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Q2. A woman is prescribed medicine for gastro-intestinal problems. The dose prescribed is 650mg orally. The ward stock is 325mg/10ml oral solution. What volume in ml should be administered to receive the prescribed dose?

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20ml

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Q3. A woman receives an opioid for analgesia. The doctor prescribes her a 5mg dose intramuscularly. The stock ampoule on birthing suite is 10mg per ml (10mg/1ml. In order to receive the prescribed dose of 5mg; how many ml are administered?

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Q4. A woman with severe heart disease is prescribed 40mg of Lasix intravenously [IV], The available stock is 80mg in 2ml. How many ml are administered to achieve the prescribed dose?

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Q5. A woman who cannot tolerate tablets requires oral syrup. The doctor prescribes her 8mg of oral syrup three times over 24 hours. The Ward stock is 4mg in 5ml (4mg/5ml). How many mls in total is required in 24 hours?

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