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anonymous
 one year ago
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A physician orders enoxaparin for a patient with deep vein thrombosis. The in stock solution of enoxaparin is 300 mg / 3 mL and the dosage instructions are 1 mg/kg SC q.12.h., and the patient weighs 85kg. Provide complete, detailed instructions for proper drug administration
anonymous
 one year ago
Medal A physician orders enoxaparin for a patient with deep vein thrombosis. The in stock solution of enoxaparin is 300 mg / 3 mL and the dosage instructions are 1 mg/kg SC q.12.h., and the patient weighs 85kg. Provide complete, detailed instructions for proper drug administration

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.01 mg/kg a patient weighs 85 kg therefore he needs 85 mg

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the solution you are giving him has 300 mg / 3 mL

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0how many mL do you have to give him for 85 mg then

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no no, are you confused with anything i ve typed so far

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0m not confused i just dont understand the 85 mg in mL how do you convert this

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okays the solution you administer to the patient has 300 mg for every 3 mL

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you have to give him x mL such that he only get 85 mg

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you can look at the ratios there 300 mg for 3 mL means 100 mg for 1 mL

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0which is not low enough, can you think of how to get it to 85 mg for some other mL

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok so we need to make 85mg to mL right

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0we arent turning mg to ml we are just trying to figure out the ratios here

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0for example what we did in that middle step there how i got 100 mg for 1 ml is since 300/3 = 100/1 this is the same ratio in the same way 300/3=85/x what should x be to maintain the same ratio

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so we cross multiply to get it right

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1438112286446:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you see how 1*100 =100 for the 100/1 case then 85/x x*100=85 so x=0.85

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1438112353485:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.085 mg for 0.85 mL so you need to give the patient 0.85 mL of solution

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so the answer is 0.85mL?
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