Basic Physical Care Pretest
Question 1 of 85
A client with severe pain is prescribed hydromorphone (Dilaudid) 10 mg by mouth every 4 hours as needed for pain. The client rates his pain as eight on a one-to-ten scale, so the nurse prepares to administer a dose. The oral liquid contained in the unit's opioid stock contains 5 mg/5 ml. How many milliliters of solution should the nurse give to the client?