# Quiz 6: Calculating Children S Dosages

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Q 1Q 1

The stage of life at which both sexes become capable of reproduction is:
A) childhood
B) infancy
C) puberty
D) adulthood

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C

Q 2Q 2

Guidelines for administering pediatric medications include all of the following except:
A) The parent must remain in the room with the child at all times.
B) Explain the procedure at the child's level of understanding.
C) Allow the child to assist you whenever possible.
D) Follow the "6 Rights."

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A

Q 3Q 3

The "6 Rights" of proper drug administration include all of the following except:
A) the Right Patient
B) the Right Physician
C) the Right Route
D) the Right Dose

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B

Q 4Q 4

All of the following are true statements in regard to medication administration in children except:
A) Toddlers who are toilet training may resist rectal medications.
B) Never force oral medication to a crying child.
C) Older children are generally more receptive to rectal medications.
D) When giving an injection to a child, two people are usually needed.

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Q 5Q 5

All of the following are used in the oral administration of liquid medication in children except:
A) dropper
B) calibrated medication cup
C) oral syringe
D) ampule

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Q 6Q 6

Which of the following statements regarding administration of oral medication to infants is false?
A) A syringe may be used to administer medication.
B) Medication may be mixed into an infant's bottle.
C) Medication should be administered into the side of the infant's mouth.
D) A dropper may be used to administer medication.

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Q 7Q 7

All of the following are new dosage forms of medications except:
A) inhaled insulin
B) crushed tablets
C) melting tablets
D) fixed-dose combinations

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Q 8Q 8

Children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) benefit from:
A) jet nebulizers
B) melting tablets
C) long-acting medicine formulations
D) longer school days

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Q 9Q 9

The method used to calculate children's dosages is:
A) mental awareness
B) age
C) height
D) body weight

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Q 10Q 10

The body weight method of dosage calculation is based on:
A) child's weight by age
B) child's weight in kilograms
C) child's weight in pounds
D) child's height/weight ratio

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Q 19Q 19

Calculate the following dosages based on kilogram of body weight.Round weights and answers to the nearest whole number.
-The physician orders a medication to be given 20 mg/kg/day in three equally divided doses for a child who weighs 50 lb.How much is to be given for each dose?

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Q 20Q 20

Calculate the following dosages based on kilogram of body weight.Round weights and answers to the nearest whole number.
-A medication is ordered as 50 mg/kg/day every 6 hours.If a child weighs 30 lb, how much is the daily dose?

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Q 21Q 21

Calculate the following dosages based on kilogram of body weight.Round weights and answers to the nearest whole number.
-The physician orders a medication to be given 30 mg/kg in two equally divided doses for a child who weighs 70 lb.What is the daily amount to be given?

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Q 22Q 22

Calculate the following dosages based on kilogram of body weight.Round weights and answers to the nearest whole number.
-A medication is ordered as 50 mg/kg/day to be given every 6 hours.If a child weighs 30 lb, how much is given for each dose?

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Q 23Q 23

Calculate the following dosages based on kilogram of body weight.Round weights and answers to the nearest whole number.
-A child weighs 42 lb, and the physician has ordered a medication to be given as 3 mg/kg every 8 hours.How much is given for each dose?

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Q 24Q 24

Calculate the following dosages based on kilogram of body weight.Round weights and answers to the nearest whole number.
-A child weighs 28 lb and is to be given a medication that is ordered 7 mg/kg/day in a single dose.How much is to be given daily?

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Q 25Q 25

Calculate the following dosages based on kilogram of body weight.Round weights and answers to the nearest whole number.
-The physician has ordered 10 mg/kg/day of a medication to be given every 12 hours.The child weighs 60 lb.How much will be given for each dose?

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Q 26Q 26

Calculate the following dosages based on kilogram of body weight.Round weights and answers to the nearest whole number.
-The physician has ordered a medication to be given 100 mg/kg/day every 8 hours.The child weighs 45 lb.How much will be given for the entire day?

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Q 27Q 27

Calculate the following dosages based on kilogram of body weight.Round weights and answers to the nearest whole number.
-A child weighs 52 lb.The physician has ordered a medication to be given 150 mg/kg every 4 hours.How much will be given for one dose?

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Q 28Q 28

Calculate the following dosages based on kilogram of body weight.Round weights and answers to the nearest whole number.
-A child weighs 46 lb.The physician has ordered a medication to be given 12 mg/kg every 6 hours.How much will be given per day?

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Q 29Q 29

Calculate the following dosages based on kilogram of body weight.Round weights and answers to the nearest whole number.
-The physician has ordered a medication to be given 15 mg/kg/day in three equally divided doses.The child weighs 58 lb.How much will be given for each dose?

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Q 30Q 30

Calculate the following dosages based on kilogram of body weight.Round weights and answers to the nearest whole number.
-A child weighs 68 lb.The physician has ordered a medication to be given 60 mg/kg/day.How much will be given for the entire day?

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Q 31Q 31

Calculate the following dosages based on kilogram of body weight.Round weights and answers to the nearest whole number.
-The physician has ordered 20 mg/kg/day of a medication to be given every 8 hours.The child weighs 40 lb.How much will be given for each dose?

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Q 32Q 32

Calculate the following dosages based on kilogram of body weight.Round weights and answers to the nearest whole number.
-A child weighs 82 lb.The physician has ordered a medication to be given 36 mg/kg/day every 12 hours.How much will be given per day?

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Q 33Q 33

Calculate the following dosages based on kilogram of body weight.Round weights and answers to the nearest whole number.
-The physician has ordered a medication to be given 8 mg/kg twice daily.The child weighs 36 lb.How much will be given per day?

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Q 34Q 34

Calculate the following dosages based on kilogram of body weight.Round weights and answers to the nearest whole number.
-A child weighs 28 lb.The physician has ordered 120 mg/kg/day of a medication to be given every 6 hours.How much will be given for one dose?

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Q 35Q 35

Calculate the following dosages based on kilogram of body weight.Round weights and answers to the nearest whole number.
-A medication is ordered at 75 mg/kg/day to be given every 4 hours.If a child weighs 40 lb, how much is given for each dose?

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