## Drug Calculations Study Set 1

Psychology

## Quiz 10 :

Insulin Administration

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120 Have Want to Have 100 units : 1000 mL :: 12 units : mL 100 = 1000 12 = 12,000 = 120 mL per hr Proof: 12 1000 = 12,000 100 120 = 12,000

a. 10 Have Want to Have 5 units : 1 hour :: 50 units : hours 5 = 50 = 10 hours Proof: 1 50 = 50 5 10 = 50 b. 250 Have Want to Have 250 mL: 10 hours :: mL : 1 hour 10 = 250 = 25 mL per hr Proof: 250 1 = 250 10 25 = 250

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A blood glucose level (BGL) of 120 mg per dL is desired. The standing order for this patient is:
Give 1 unit of insulin for every 10 mg above 120 mg per dL.
Give 1 unit of insulin for every 10 g CHO consumed.
Calculate the total number of units of insulin that will be required for a BGL reading of 140 mg per dL and 21 g CHO consumed. Round answers to the nearest whole number.

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Directions: Calculate insulin requirements based on the following orders:
Order: Give 1 unit of insulin for every 15 mg the BGL is above 170 mg per dL. Give 1 unit of insulin for every 10 g of CHO consumed.
-The BGL is 200 mg per dL, and 110 g CHO have been consumed.
How many total units of insulin are required?

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