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A 135 pound patient is to receive a medication dose of 0.5 mg per kg of body mass. The medication is available in 120 mg/ml. How many ml of medication should the patient receive?

 Feb 22, 2019
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135 lb  x   1kg/2.2lb  x  .5 mg/kg   /  120 mg/ml  = 0.256 ml

 Feb 22, 2019
edited by ElectricPavlov  Feb 22, 2019
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135 lbs x  0.45359237 kg / 1 lb   x  0.5 mg / kg   x  ml /120 mg   ≈   0.255 ml  

 

 

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 Feb 22, 2019
edited by CPhill  Feb 22, 2019

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