Dosage calculation: An adolescent with a diagnosis of gonorrhea is being treated with Rocephin. The dose to be given is 250 mg IM. The medication is available in a preparation of l g/10 mL. Answer the following:
a. How many milligrams (mg) are in 1 g?
b. How many milliliters will be given in this 250 mg dose to this adolescent?
After the administration of the Rocephin, the adolescent will be given doxycycline 100 mg BID by mouth for 7 days. Answer the following:
c. How many milligrams (mg) will be given in a 24-hour period?
d. How many total milligrams (mg) will be given in the 7 days?
A nurse admits an adolescent girl with a diagnosis of possible anorexia nervosa. Of the following characteristics, which would most likely be seen in the adolescent with anorexia?
a. The adolescent gets low grades in school.
b. The adolescent has a sedentary lifestyle.
c. The adolescent freely express emotions.
d. The adolescent follows a strict routine.
The nurse is assisting with a physical exam on an adolescent with bulimia. Of the following signs and symptoms, which would most likely be seen in the adolescent with bulimia?
a. Dry skin
b. Dental caries
c. Low body weight