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IV Calculations (Drop rates)

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20 questions

  • 1. Open Ended
    30 seconds
    1 pt
    The physician orders 1000 mL lactated Ringer's to infuse at 125 mL/h for a postoperative patient. Tubing drop factor is 10 gtt/mL. Calculate the flow rate in drops per minute.
  • 2. Open Ended
    30 seconds
    1 pt
    Zyvox 600 mg IV once a day is ordered for a patient. The Zyvox is dissolved in 350 mL of NS and should infuse over 1 hour. Using tubing with a drop factor of 20 gtt/mL, how many drops per minute should the Zyvox be infused
  • 3. Open Ended
    30 seconds
    1 pt
    The patient has Levaquin 500 mg ordered once daily. The Levaquin is available in 150 mL of NS and should infuse over 1 hour. Using tubing with a 15 gtt/mL drip factor, how many drops per minute should the Levaquin be infused?
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