Nursing Math formulas
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V (volume) / T (time in minutes) x C (callibration)
What is the purpose of a Reconstituted medication?
What routes are they used for?
The medication comes in a powder that must be "reconstituted" into a liquid form.
IM or IV (read carefully)
When reconstituting, what is the most important information on the label or package insert?
It will tell you the amount of mg/mL after reconstituting.
Regarding reconstituting, how do you solve how many doses are in a vial?
Look @ the label and it will tell you the "weight" of the powder before reconstituting.
Take the Wt (of the med in mg in bottle) divided by the dose (DO's dose): bottle by wt./dose
Define the following abbreviations:
What are they?
- Dextrose 5% in Water
- Ringer's lactate: isotonic solution that replenishes fluids and electrolytes.
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