Med Math: Metric Conversions Question #20

Question

Order: Give 5mL/kg for a client who weighs 122 lbs. Administer _____mL

Answers

  1. 24.4
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  2. 27.75
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  3. 277.25
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  4. 26.84
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Explanation

DA solution = convert weight = 1 kg/2.2 lb x 122 lb/1 = 55.45 kg then Wt x dose ordered (5mL) = 277.25 mL
Ratio solution = 2.2 lb/1 kg = 122 lb/x kg then multiply by 5 mL

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