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.