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The physician orders an IV infusion of D5W 1000 ml to infuse over the next eight hours. The IV tubing that you are using delivers 15gtt/min. What is the correct rate of flow? ___________ gtts/min
2.
A patient, admitted with a head injury, has an order for D5NS at 25 ml/hour. The IV tubing has a calibration of 10gtt/ml. What is the correct rate of flow for this patient? ___________ gtts/min
3.
Your patient has an order to infuse 100 ml of D51/2NS with 10MEq of KCl over the next thirty minutes. The set calibration is 10gtt/ml. What is the correct rate of flow for this patient? ___________ gtts/min
4.
The order reads: "Over the next 4 hours, infuse 500 ml of 5% Dextrose in Normal Saline. Add 20 MEq of KCl to solution." You know that the IV tubing set is calibrated to deliver 10gtt/ml. In drops per minute, what is the rate of flow? ___________ gtts/min
5.
The 10am medications scheduled for your patient include Keflex 1.5 G in 50 ml of a 5% Dextrose solution. According to the pharmacy, this preparation should be administered in thirty minutes. The IV tubing on your unit delivers 15 gtts per milliliter. What is the correct rate of flow in drops per minute? ___________ gtts/min
6.
1000cc solution of D5NS with 20,000 units of Heparin is infusing at 20ml per hour. The IV set delivers 60 gtts per cc. How many units of Heparin is the patient receiving each hour? ___________ units/hr
7.
Your patient has an order to receive 800 units of Heparin per hour by continuous intravenous infusion. If the pharmacy mixes the IV bag to contain a total of 5,000 units of Heparin in 500 ml of D5W, how many cc's per minute should the patient receive? ___________ cc/min
8.
The physician orders an IV infusion of D5W 1000 ml to infuse over the next eight hours. The IV tubing that you are using delivers 10 gtt/ml. What is the correct rate of flow (drops per minute)? ___________ gtts/min
9.
A patient, admitted with a head injury, has an order to start 1000cc of D5NS at 30ml/hour. The IV tubing has a calibration of 60 gtt/ml. What is the correct rate of flow for this patient? ___________ gtts/min
10.
Your patient has an order to infuse 100 ml of D51/2NS with 40 MEq of KCl over the next 60 minutes. The set calibration is 15 gtt/ml. What is the correct rate of flow for this patient? ___________ gtts/min
11.
The 10am medications scheduled for your patient include Keflex 2.0 g in 100 ml of a 5% Dextrose solution. According to the pharmacy, this preparation should be administered in thirty minutes. The IV tubing on your unit delivers 10 gtts per milliliter. What is the correct rate of flow in drops per minute? ___________ gtts/min
12.
A 500 cc solution of D5NS with 20,000 units of Heparin is infusing at 20ml per hour. The IV set delivers 60 gtts per cc. How many units of Heparin is the patient receiving each hour? ___________ units/hr
13.
The physician orders 1.5 liters of Lactated Ringers solution to be administered intravenously to your patient over the next 12 hours. Calculate the rate of flow if the IV tubing delivers 20gtt/ml. ___________ gtts/min
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The physician orders 1.5 liters of Lactated Ringers solution to be administered intravenously to your patient over the next 12 hours. Calcuate the rate of flow if the IV tubing delivers 15 gtts per cubic centimeter. ___________ gtts/min
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The physician orders 1.5 liters of Lactated Ringers solution to be administered intravenously to your patient over the next 12 hours. Calculate the rate of flow if the IV tubing delivers 60 gtts/ml. ___________ gtts/min
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The order reads: "Over the next 4 hours, infuse 500 ml of 5% Dextrose in Normal Saline. Add 20 MEq of KCl to solution." You know that the IV tubing set is calibrated to deliver 10gtt/ml. In drops per minute, what is the rate of flow? ___________ gtts/min
17.
On Wednesday afternoon, your patient returns from surgery with an IV fluid order for 1000cc every 8 hours. On Thursday morning at 8am, you assess that 600 ml of a 1L bag has been absorbed. The physician orders the remainder of that bag to infuse over the next 6 hours. You know that the IV tubing used by your unit delivers 10 gtt/ml. What will the correct rate of flow be? ___________ gtts/min
18.
The physician reduces an IV to 30ml/hour. The IVAC indicates that 270 ml are remaining in the present IV bag. You notice that it is exactly 10:30 am. At what time will the infusion be completed? ______P.M.
19.
The medications scheduled for your patient include Keflex 1.5 grams in 50 ml of a 5% Dextrose solution. According to the pharmacy, this preparation should be administered in 30 minutes. The IV tubing on your unit delivers 15 gtts per milliliter. What is the correct rate of flow in drops per minute? ___________ gtts/min
20.
In checking your patient's 10 am medications, you notice that you have orders to infuse 50mg. of Chloramphenicol in 100 ml of 5% Dextrose in Water over 30 minutes. The IV tubing delivers 15 gtt/ml. What is the correct rate of flow? ___________ gtts/min