Download NCLEX Dosage Calculations Practice Problems-Acid-Base Balance PDF Free

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Download NCLEX Dosage Calculations Practice Problems-Acid-Base Balance PDF Free

One of the core problems you encounter while preparing the NCLEX examinations is the Correct Dosage of Drugs and Questions regarding Acid-Base Balance in the body.

With the help of right resources, you can easily excel your positive attitude toward the examinations and pass it. So, today we are sharing the best 2 sources available out there in the market to practice the right dosage calculations and acid-base balance type questions. We hope that these brief books will help you clear your ideas and concepts.

Sample Questions

Dosage Calculations Practice Questions

  1. You need to administer prochlorperazine (Compazine) 10 mg IM to a nauseated patient. You have on hand Compazine 5 mg/mL. How should you prepare the correct dose?
  2. An order reads furosemide (Lasix) 40 mg IV push. You have on hand 20 mg/2 mL. How should you prepare the correct dose?
  3. You need to administer 15 mg of morphine IM. It is supplied as gr 1/6 per mL. How should you prepare the correct dose?
  4. You have on hand diazepam (Valium) 5 mg/mL. You need to administer 8 mg IV push stat. to a patient having a seizure. How much should you draw into the syringe?
  5. A patient has an aminophylline IV drip ordered for acute asthma, to run at 20 mL/hour. No IV infusion controller is available right now. How will many drops per minute be required if micro drip tubing is used?

Acid-Base Balance Practice Questions

Metabolic Acidosis

○ Too many acids (H+) and decreased bicarb (HCO3)

○ The body tries to compensate with the respiratory system with hyperventilation (Kussmaul Respirations)

Risk Factors

➢ Diarrhea

➢ Fever

➢ Hypoxia

➢ Starvation

➢ Seizure

➢ Overdose: salicylates or ethanol

➢ Renal Failure

➢ DKA

➢ Dehydration

➢ Ostomy/drainage

➢ Fistulas

Manifestations Vital Signs:

➢ Bradycardia

➢ Weak pulses

➢ Hypotension

➢ Tachypnea

➢ Flaccid paralysis

➢ Confusion

➢ Hyporeflexia

➢ Lethargy

➢ Kussmaul’s Respirations

Interventions

➢ Treat underlying cause

➢ Administer fluids,

➢ Fix hyperkalemia/ electrolytes

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