sent from the kitchen with a total volume of 237 mL. How many mL of water will the nurse add to the can to make a 1/4 strength solution? 711 ml’s 5. Know the difference between the words: dilutent, dose, and volume.
6. The order is for 750mg of cefuroxime IVPB. The IVPB sent from the pharmacy reads: Cefuroxime: 750mg in 50 mL of D5W to be administered over 30 minutes. What rate will the nurse set on the IV pump to deliver the medication over the recommended time? 100 ml/hr 7. The doctors orders 500 mL NS to infuse at 50 mL/hr. The nurse starts the IV at 1200 noon. What time will the infusion be complete? 8. The patient has an IV gtt of hydromophone infusing at 15 mL/hr via an infusion pump. The order is for a continuous IV infusion of hydromorphone at 1.5 mg/hr. The IV contains 50 mg of hydromorphone in 500 mL NS. Is the patient receiving the correct dose? 15 mL/hr yes 9. The patient is to receive an IV gtt of regular insulin at 6 units/hr. The pharmacy sends an IV with 50 units of regular insulin that has been added to a bag of 500 mL 0.45/NS. How many mL/hr should the patient receive?
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