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    Unhappy Please Help With Calculation of Dosages?

    1.An order reads tylenol (acetaminphen grx suppository PRN every 4 hrs temperature greater 100F the nurse should administer.
    D x Q 60/100?
    H

    2. The amount of solution and of IV aminophyline received by a client each hour when there is 500 mg aminophylline in 250ml solution given every 24 hrs.?

    3.you are instructed to give cephalexin monhydrateg over the next 24 hrs divided into 6 equally spaced doses how much would you give for each day?

    D
    H x Q 3000=24x6

    Please help me with the formula 1,2,3
    because I'm lost with this Help..

    thanks
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    When you learn a formula, you should learn what they mean. In particular, what are "D", "Q", and "H" in these questions? And where you have "H" above "D" or vice-versa, does that mean H/D and D/H?
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