Select one national goal and visit your state department of education website (see www.nasbe.org; click on “Links” and then on ”State Education Agencies”). How does your state education agency address….
How many micrograms (mcg) are in a milligram (mg)
Dosage calculation: The nurse is caring for a newborn who has symptoms of congestive heart failure and is being treated with Digoxin. The child weighs 6.5 lb. The usual dosage range of this medication is 4 to 8 g/kg/day in divided doses, every 12 hours. Answer the following:
a. How many micrograms (mcg) are in a milligram (mg)?
b. How many kilograms (kg) does the child weigh?
c. What is the lowest dose of Digoxin (in mcg) that this child could be given in a 24-hour time period?
d. What is the highest dose of Digoxin (in mcg) that this child could be given in a 24-hour time period?
e. How many doses will the child receive in a day?