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A patient with a PEG tube is to receive ferrous sulfate, 65 mg per the tube, daily. The medication is available as an elixir, 220 mg/5 mL. How many milliliters will the patient receive per dose? Record your answer using one decimal place.

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1.5 mL

220 mg:5 mL :: 65 mg:x mL
(220 × x) = (5 × 65); 220x = 325; x = 1.477 which rounds to 1.5 mL/dose

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