A nurse has been ordered to administer Lasix 60 mg po. The medication is available as 20 mg tablets. Which of the following should the nurse give?

 

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- 3 tablets

- 1 ½ tablets

- 2 tablets

- 4 tablets

Rationale

The nurse should administer 3 tablets. To determine how much to give, the nurse divides the dose ordered by the amount provided. In this case, it would be 60 mg dose divided by 20 mg tablets, which equals 3 tablets.

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