1. What are some adverse patient reactions to organic debris? 2. How should instruments be treated to keep bioburden from drying on them before they arrive in the sterile processing….
What is the high dose of nafcillin for this child every 6 hours?
Dosage calculation: After a course of IV antibiotics for treatment of osteomyelitis, a child has been prescribed a regimen of nafcillin (Unipen) by mouth. The child weighs 17.6 pounds. The usual dosage range of this medication is 6.25 mg to 12.5 mg/kg every 6 hours. Answer the following:
a. How many kilograms does the child weigh?
b. What is the low dose of nafcillin for this child every 6 hours?
c. What is the high dose of nafcillin for this child every 6 hours?
d. If the child is given the high dose, how much nafcillin will be given in a 24-hour period?