### Dimensional Analysis #9

```DIMENSIONAL ANALYSIS
Chapter 9
Parenteral medication labels

Parenteral medication
 Administered
 Intravenous
by injection
(IV)
 Intramuscular (IM)
 Subcutaneous (Sub q) or (subcut)

IM solutions are manufactured so that the average
adult dosage will be contained in a volume
between 0.5 mL and 3 mL.
How many mL in this vial (total)
What is the dosage strength?
If the doctor ordered 0.5 mg, how
many mL would you give?
If the doctor ordered 1 mg, how many
mL would you give?
How many mL in this vial (total)?
What is the dosage strength?
IF the doctor ordered 15 mg, how
many mL would you give?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
2.0 mL
2.0 mg
2.5 mL
2.5 mg
None of the above
IF the doctor ordered 10 mg, how
many mL would you give?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
1.6 mL
1.7 mg
0.6 mL
0.6 mg
None of the above
* 1.7 mL
IF the doctor ordered 4 mg, how many
mL would you give?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
0.6 mL
0.7 mL
1.5 mL
1.5 mg
None of the above
How many mL in this vial (total)?
What is the dosage strength?
IF the doctor ordered 100 mg, how
many mL would you give?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
0.4 mL
2 mL
2.2 mL
2.5 mL
None of the above
IF the doctor ordered 80 mg, how
many mL would you give?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
0.5 mL
4 mL
2.0 mL
2 mL
None of the above
IF the doctor ordered 55 mg, how
many mL would you give?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
0.4 mL
1.4 mL
1.3 mL
0.7 mL
None of the above
How many mL in this vial (total)?
What is the dosage strength?
IF the doctor ordered 55 mg, how
many mL would you give?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
1.1 mL
2.6 mL
2.7 mL
2.8 mL
None of the
above
IF the doctor ordered 55 mg, how
many mL would you give?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
1.1 mL
2.6 mL
2.7 mL
2.8 mL
None of the
above
IF the doctor ordered 35 mg, how
many mL would you give?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
0.1 mL
1.6 mL
1.7 mL
2.3 mL
None of the
above
IF the doctor ordered 15 mg, how
many mL would you give?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
0.1 mL
1.6 mL
1.7 mL
0.8 mL
None of the
above
IF the doctor ordered 134 mg, how
many mL would you give?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
0.1 mL
0.2 mL
6.7 mL
3.8 mL
None of the
above
How many mL in this ampule (total)?
What is the dosage strength?
IF the doctor ordered 0.8 mg IM, how
many mL would you give?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
0.8 mL
1.25 mL
8 mL
800 mL
Question the
order / None of
the above
IF the doctor ordered 1.5 mg IM, how
many mL would you give?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
0.5 mL
1.5 mL
3 mL
1.2 mL
Question the
order / None of
the above
How many mL in this vial?
What is the dosage strength?
If the doctor ordered 1,200 units, how
many mL would you give?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
1.2 mg
1.2 mL
120 mL
12 mL
Question this order
or none of the
above
If the doctor ordered 800 units, how
many mL would you give?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
0.2 mL
0.3 mL
0.4 mL
0.5 mL
Question this order
or none of the
above
How many mL in this vial?
What is the dosage strength?
If the doctor ordered 20 mEq, how
many mL would you give?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
10 mL
0.6 mL
0.7 mL
1.3 mL
Question this order /
none of the above
If the doctor ordered 18 mEq, how
many mL would you give?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
2 mL
4 mL
6 mL
8 mL
Question this order /
none of the above
How many mL in this vial?
What is the dosage strength?
If the doctor ordered 18 mg, how
many mL would you give?
0.9 mL
 1.8 mL
 0.1 mL
 1.1 mL
 None of the above
/ Question this
order

If the doctor ordered 18 mg, how
many mL would you give?
0.9 mL
 1.8 mL
 0.1 mL
 1.1 mL
 None of the above
/ Question this
order

If the doctor ordered 12 mg, how
many mL would you give?
1.2 mL
 1.8 mL
 1.1 mL
 2.1 mL
 None of the above
/ Question this
order

If the doctor ordered 6 mg, how many
mL would you give?
0.9 mL
 1.8 mL
 0.3 mL
 0.6 mL
 None of the above
/ Question this
order

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