Unit4 Practice Problems - HLTH1210/LPNC...

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HLTH 1210/LPN-C IV Calculation Practice Problems II Manual IV Flow Rate Formula: volume of infusion (in mL) x drop factor     =    Flow  rate    time of infusion (in minutes)                  (in gtt/min) Electronic IV Flow Rate Formula: total milliliters (mL)     =    Flow rate     total hours (h)                (in mL/h) 1
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Practice Problems (cont’d) Ratio/Proportion Formula: 2 = = Cross- Multiply and  Solve for “X”
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Practice Problems (cont’d) 1) The physician orders D5W IV at 125 mL/h. The  infusion set is calibrated for a drop factor of  10gtt/mL. Calculate the IV flow rate in gtt/min. 3
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Practice Problems (cont’d) 2) Order: Lactated Ringer’s IV at 150mL/h. The  drop factor is 15gtt/mL. 4
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3) Order: Ampicillan 500mg IV in 100mL of NS,  infuse over 45 min. 5
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Unit4 Practice Problems - HLTH1210/LPNC...

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