Vet Tech Math Quiz #1

As a veterinary technician, you will undoubtedly come across math conversions or other calculations when administering medications. Here is your first question:

The doctor comes to you and tells you that the patient has a bite wound and will require antibiotics. A common antibiotic, cefazolin, is administered to help fight infection.  The patient weighs 44 pounds.

Question 1: How much does the animal weigh in kilograms?

Question 2: Cefazolin is administered at 22 mg/kg. How many milligrams total should this animal get?

Answers along with solutions to follow in next post.

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