Nursing 111 Math Exam

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  1. Basic components of a drug order are:
    • 1. Date and Time order was written
    • 2. Drug Name
    • 3. Drug Dosage
    • 4. Route and Administration
    • 5. Frequency of administration
    • 6. Physician's or health care providers
    • signature
    • 7. Patient name
  2. There are four types of Drug Orders:
    • 1. Standing Order
    • 2. One-Time (Single Order)
    • 3. PRN (whenever neccessary)
    • 4.STAT (Immediate Order)
  3. Standing Order-May be typed or written on the doctor's oder sheet. It may be an order that is given for a number od days, or it may be a routine order for all patients who had the same type of procedure. Standing orders may include PRN orders.
    • Example: Colace 100 mg. po hs prn
    • Erythromycin 250 mg. po q6h 5 days
  4. One-time (Single orders)-Are given once, usually at a specified time.
    • Example: Preoperative orders- Meperidine 75 mg. IM 7:30 am
    • Atropine SO4 0.4 mg. IM 7:30 am 
  5. PRN Orders- Are given at the patient's request and at the nurse's discretion concerning safety and need.
    • Example: Pentobarbital100 mg. hs PRN
    • Darvocet-N tab 1 q4h PRN
  6. Stat Order-Is for one-time dose of drug to be given immediately.
    Example: Regular insulin 10 U SC, STAT
  7. Methods of Drug Distribution:
    • 1. Stock Drug Method
    • 2. Unit Dose Method
  8. 5 Rights of Drug Administration- Three additional rights could be added: Right Documentation, The right of the client to know the reason for administration, and The right of the client to refuse to take a medication.
    • 1. Right Client
    • 2. Right Drug
    • 3. Right Dose
    • 4. Right Time
    • 5. Right Route


    • Also...
    • Right to Refuse
    • Right Documentation
  9. Conversions:
    • 1,000 ml=1 Liter
    • 1,000 g= 1 Kilogram
    • 1,000 mg= 1 Gram
    • 1,000 mcg=1 Milligram
    • 1,000 ml= 1 Quart
  10. 1 Kg= 2.2 Pounds
    1 qt= 2 Pints
    1 pt= 16 Ounces
    1 oz= 30 millimeters
    1 gr= 60 milligrams
    1 cup= 240 ml
    • 1 tsp= 5 ml
    • 15ml= 3 tsp=1 tbs
  11. Dimensional Analysis:
    Desire/Have
  12. Previous Conversions Used:
    • 1,000 mg= 1 gram
    • 1 gr= 60 mg
    • 1 kg= 2.2 Ib
  13. Previous Abbreviations:
    • Three times a day
    • NPO: Nothing by Mouth
    • 5mL: 5cc
    • Gtt: Drops
    • 2 oz: 60 mL
    • H.S.: Hour of sleep

    MILITARY TIME: Make sure to Label AM/PM
  14. Abbreviations:
    • a-before          IVPB-intravenous piggy back
    • aa- of each              KVO-Keep Vein Open
    • ac-before meals       LA/XL-Long acting
    • ad lib-as desired       liq.-liquid
    • ADE-adverse drug event am- in the morning
    • amp-ampule             NS-normal saline
    • aq-water                  OTC-over the counter
    • bid- twice a day        p-after
    • BSA-body surface area     pc-after meals
    • C-Celsius   PCA-patient controlled  analgesia
    • c-with              per-through/each/by
    • cap-capsule         PO- by mouth  
    • CD-controlled dose       q-each
    • comp-compound           qh-every hour
    • CR-controlled release qs-as much as needed
    • dil.-dilute                  rep-repeat
    • DR-delayed release    Rx-prescript.
    • elix-elixir                  s-without
    • E-R/XR:Extended release SL/subl-sublingual
    • ext-external,extract      Sol/soln-solution
    • F-farenheit            SR-slow/sustain release
    • Fl.-fluid                 Supp-suppository
    • g-gram               Susp-suspension
    • gtt-drop              syr-syrup
    • h or hr-hour         tinct-tincture
    • ID-intradermal      TKO-to keep open
    • IM-intramuscular    ung-ointment
    • Inj-injection            vag-vaginal
    • IV-intravenous

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