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convert milligrams to milliliters

Tue Apr 07, 2009 12:57 am

A child is to be given 60mg/kg of drug C. If the child weights 42 pounds, what is the dose of the drug to be administered? And based on that information if drug C was available in a concentration of 100mg/ml how many millileters would this patient take?

Re: convert milligrams to milliliters

Mon Jan 04, 2010 1:18 am

To convert weight to kg: 42divided by 2.2 = 19.09 kg
60mg per kg: 60 x 19.09 = 1145.45 mg (total mg for this weight child)
100mg per ml: 1145.45 divided by 100 = 11.45 ml

Re: convert milligrams to milliliters

Sat Jan 30, 2010 7:07 am

problem:

you want to give 0.45mg of Lanoxin and you have 250ug in 2ml. how many mL do you give?

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