Medical Dosage Calculations & Formulas


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Which of the following is the dose (aka absolute dose) of a medication?

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1. Which of the following is the relative dose of a medication?

2. Which of the following is the concentration of a drug?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet assessment tool is designed to help you quickly determine how much you know about calculating medication dosages. You will be quizzed on term meanings and how to apply formulas.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will need to be able to do the following to successfully complete this assessment:

  • Recognize the dose or absolute dose and relative dose of a medication
  • Note the concentration of a drug
  • Solve dosage problems using appropriate formulas

Skills Practiced

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve dose calculation practice problems
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding drug concentrations
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about dose and relative dose

Additional Learning

Give your studies of this subject a shot in the arm with the lesson titled Medical Dosage Calculations & Formulas. By using this lesson, you will learn:

  • What dosage means
  • The first thing that one needs to know when calculating medications in solid form
  • What miscalculating the concentration of a liquid medication could lead to