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Read about Cowling’s Rule for child sized doses of medication (Cowling’s rule. Cowling’s rule is another function for determining the child’s dosage of a drug. For this rule, the formula is d=D(a+1)/24
expresses the child’s dosage d as a function of the adult dosage D and the child’s age a.
a)If a doctor prescribes 1000 milligrams of acetaminophen for an adult, then how many milligrams would she prescribe for an eight-year-old child using Cowling’s rule?
b) If a doctor uses Cowling’s rule to prescribe 200 milligrams of a drug to a child when she would prescribe 600 milligrams to an adult, then how old is the child?).
Solve parts (a) and (b) of the problem using the following details indicated for the first letter of your last name:
If your last name starts with letter
For part (a) of problem 92 use this information to calculate the child’s dose.
For part (b) of problem 92 use this information to calculate the child’s age.
A or Z adult dose 400mg ibuprofen; 5 year old child
C or X
adult dose 500mg amoxicillin; 11 year old child
E or V
adult dose 1000mg acetaminophen; 8 year old child
G or T
adult dose 75mg Tamiflu; 6 year old child
I or R
adult dose 400mg ibuprofen; 7 year old child
K or P
adult dose 500mg amoxicillin; 9 year old child
M or N
adult dose 1000mg acetaminophen: 6 year old child
O or L
adult dose 75mg Tamiflu; 11 year old child
Q or J
adult dose 400mg ibuprofen; 8 year old child
S or H
adult dose 500mg amoxicillin; 4 year old child
U or F
adult dose 1000mg acetaminophen; 3 year old child