Morphine 4 mg I.M. stat for a child weighing 78 lb. You have morphine sulfate 15 mg/ml. The recommended I.M. dosage for a child is 0.1 to 0.2 mg/kg/day.
What is the child's weight in kg?
What is the safe recommended dosage or rnage for this child?
Is the order safe?
If yes how much will you give?
Please explain each step.
1 pound (lb) = 0.453 kg. So 78 lb = 35.3 kg. If the dose is 0.1 to 0.2 ...