# Quiz 16: Body Surface Area and Advanced Pediatric Calculations

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Given: The following problems and drug orders are presented for practice only, and actual prescribed dosages will vary according to a patient's age, condition, reaction, additional medication, and other factors.
Determine the BSA for each of the following children using the BSA nomogram. Include two decimal places with your answers.
-Miguel, who is a normally proportioned child, weighing 7.5 lb. BSA = __________ m

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0.23 m^{2}

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Given: The following problems and drug orders are presented for practice only, and actual prescribed dosages will vary according to a patient's age, condition, reaction, additional medication, and other factors.
Determine the BSA for each of the following children using the BSA nomogram. Include two decimal places with your answers.
-Heidi, who is a normally proportioned child, weighing 20 kg. BSA = __________ m

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20 kg = 44 lb
BSA = 0.80 m^{2}

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Given: The following problems and drug orders are presented for practice only, and actual prescribed dosages will vary according to a patient's age, condition, reaction, additional medication, and other factors.
Determine the BSA for each of the following children using the BSA nomogram. Include two decimal places with your answers.
-Marcus, who weighs 9 kg and is 50 inches tall. BSA = __________ m

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0.54 m^{2}

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Given: The following problems and drug orders are presented for practice only, and actual prescribed dosages will vary according to a patient's age, condition, reaction, additional medication, and other factors.
Determine the BSA for each of the following children using the BSA nomogram. Include two decimal places with your answers.
-Tonya, who is 80 cm tall and weighs 20 kg. BSA = __________ m

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Given: The following problems and drug orders are presented for practice only, and actual prescribed dosages will vary according to a patient's age, condition, reaction, additional medication, and other factors.
Determine the BSA for each of the following children using the BSA nomogram. Include two decimal places with your answers.
-Alicia, who weighs 15 kg and is 90 cm tall. BSA = __________ m

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Given: The following problems and drug orders are presented for practice only, and actual prescribed dosages will vary according to a patient's age, condition, reaction, additional medication, and other factors.
Determine the BSA for each of the following children using the BSA nomogram. Include two decimal places with your answers.
-Tommy, who is 35 inches tall and weighs 40 lb. BSA = __________ m

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Q 7Q 7

Given: The following problems and drug orders are presented for practice only, and actual prescribed dosages will vary according to a patient's age, condition, reaction, additional medication, and other factors.
Determine the BSA for each of the following children using the BSA nomogram. Include two decimal places with your answers.
-Allison, who measures 56 inches tall and weighs 68 lb. BSA = __________ m

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Given: The following problems and drug orders are presented for practice only, and actual prescribed dosages will vary according to a patient's age, condition, reaction, additional medication, and other factors.
Determine the BSA for each of the following children using the BSA nomogram. Include two decimal places with your answers.
-Kevin, who measures 61 inches tall and weighs 84 lb. BSA = __________ m

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Q 9Q 9

Compute the answers to the following questions, which are based on the child's BSA, using the following information about the child and her order.
The usual adult dose of Rocephin is 0.5 g IM per dose, administered b.i.d. The child is to be given the medication based on her BSA and the usual adult dose. Her BSA is 0.51 m

^{2}. -How many milligrams of Rocephin should she receive per dose? __________ mgFree

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Compute the answers to the following questions, which are based on the child's BSA, using the following information about the child and her order.
The usual adult dose of Rocephin is 0.5 g IM per dose, administered b.i.d. The child is to be given the medication based on her BSA and the usual adult dose. Her BSA is 0.51 m

^{2}. -The supply of Rocephin is reconstituted to 250 mg/mL. How many milliliters of Rocephin should she receive per administration? __________ mLFree

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Q 11Q 11

Compute the answers to the following questions, which are based on the child's BSA, using the following information about the child and his order.
Jimmy, whose BSA is 0.45 m

^{2}, is to receive Oncovin 2 mg/m^{2 }IV once per week. The supply dosage available is 5 mg/mL. -How many milligrams of Oncovin should he receive per administration? __________ mgFree

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Q 12Q 12

Compute the answers to the following questions, which are based on the child's BSA, using the following information about the child and his order.
Jimmy, whose BSA is 0.45 m

^{2}, is to receive Oncovin 2 mg/m^{2 }IV once per week. The supply dosage available is 5 mg/mL. -How many milliliters should be administered per dose? __________ mLFree

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Q 13Q 13

Compute the daily rate of pediatric maintenance fluids for the following children, using the following guidelines:
-Maggie, who weighs 13 kg. __________ mL/day

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Q 14Q 14

Compute the daily rate of pediatric maintenance fluids for the following children, using the following guidelines:
-Reggie who weighs 24 kg. __________ mL/day

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Q 15Q 15

Compute the daily rate of pediatric maintenance fluids for the following children, using the following guidelines:
-Jessie, who weighs 40 lb. __________ mL/day

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Q 16Q 16

Compute the daily rate of pediatric maintenance fluids for the following children, using the following guidelines:
-Lisa, who weighs 11 kg. __________ mL/day

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Q 19Q 19

Compute the answers to the following questions, which are based on the child's BSA, using the following information about the child and her order.
Sally, whose BSA is 1.25 m , is to receive acyclovir 600 mg p.o. q.i.d. The drug reference guide recommends 500 mg/m q. 8h. The supply dosage available is 800mg/2mL.
-How many milligrams of acyclovir should she receive per administration? ______________ mg

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Q 20Q 20

Compute the answers to the following questions, which are based on the child's BSA, using the following information about the child and her order.
Sally, whose BSA is 1.25 m , is to receive acyclovir 600 mg p.o. q.i.d. The drug reference guide recommends 500 mg/m q. 8h. The supply dosage available is 800mg/2mL.
-How many milliliters should be administered per dose?

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Q 22Q 22

The recommended oral dosage for succimer is 350 mg/m q. 8h. This has been ordered for a child measuring 54 inches tall and weighing 73 lb.
-What is the child's BSA m ?

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Q 23Q 23

The recommended oral dosage for succimer is 350 mg/m q. 8h. This has been ordered for a child measuring 54 inches tall and weighing 73 lb.
-Calculate the safe dosage for this child.

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Q 24Q 24

The recommended oral dosage for succimer is 350 mg/m q. 8h. This has been ordered for a child measuring 54 inches tall and weighing 73 lb.
-Is this considered a safe dose? If not, what should the nurse do?

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Q 25Q 25

Kevin, a 5-year-old with herpes simplex, is measured at 42 inches tall and weighs 43 lb. The pediatrician prescribes ritonavir 200 mg p.o. b.i.d. The drug reference recommends the dose of 250 mg/m b.i.d for a child.
-What is Kevin's BSA?

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Kevin, a 5-year-old with herpes simplex, is measured at 42 inches tall and weighs 43 lb. The pediatrician prescribes ritonavir 200 mg p.o. b.i.d. The drug reference recommends the dose of 250 mg/m b.i.d for a child.
-Calculate the recommended dose. __________ mg

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Q 28Q 28

An adult with Promyelocytic Leukemia is measured at 165 cm tall and weighs 56.8 kg. The physician ordered tretinoin 50 mg po b.i.d. The drug reference recommends 45 mg/m b.i.d.
-Calculate the BSA for this adult.

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An adult with Promyelocytic Leukemia is measured at 165 cm tall and weighs 56.8 kg. The physician ordered tretinoin 50 mg po b.i.d. The drug reference recommends 45 mg/m b.i.d.
-Calculate the dose.

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