Selected
Answer:
0.43
ml

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Question 10
Change 0.02 to a fraction. Reduce your answer to the lowest terms.

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Question 11
A physician orders an injection of 2,000,000 units of penicillin. Reconstitution
instructions call for adding 3 milliliters of fluid to a 5,000,000 unit vial to obtain a
concentration of 1,000,000 u/ml. How many milliliters should you inject?

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Question 12
A 22-pound child was admitted with acute bronchitis. Her medical orders include
Tylenol elixir 80 mg PO q 4h. Tylenol elixir is stocked on the ward in a bottle labeled
160 mg per tsp. How many milliliters will you administer for the ordered dose?

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Question 13
A patient is to receive 250 milliliters of fluid per hour. The drop factor is 15 gtts/ml.
Calculate the infusion rate.

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Question 14

Pharmacology Math for the Practical Nurse Exam
Solve the following subtraction problem involving two numbers in decimal form. 7.3 -
6.92 =
0.3
8

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Question 15
A physician has ordered that your patient receive 150 mg of a medication. The
strength of the medication you have on hand is 500 mg per 0.5 cc. Calculate the
volume of the drug you will administer to the nearest tenth of a cc.

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Question 16
Change the following improper fraction to a mixed or whole number. Reduce your
answer to the lowest terms. 60/5

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Question 17
Solve the following division problem involving two numbers in decimal form. Round
your answer to the nearest hundredth. 0.349 divided by 7.3

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Question 18
Your patient is to receive morphine sulfate gr 1/6 I.M. The vial available is labeled 5
mg/ml. How much medication should your patient receive?

Pharmacology Math for the Practical Nurse Exam

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Question 19
A patient is to receive 75 ml of I.V. fluid containing Tagamet (a medication). The
fluid is to be infused over a 20-minute period. Using a drop factor of 15 gtts/ml,
calculate the infusion rate.