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Order: 500 cc LR to infuse over 4 h. What is the flow rate? 16.Order: 100 ml IV antibiotic to infuse in 30 min via electronic infusion pump. What is the flow rate? 17.Order: 1,500 mL Lactated Ringer’s IV for 12 hours @ 125 mL/h. Drop factor: 20 gtt/mL. What is the flow rate (gtt/min)? After 6 hours, there are 850 mL remaining; describe your action at this time. 18.Order: 500 mL D5NS IV for 5 h @ 100 ml/h. Drop factor: 20 gtt/mL. What is the flow rate (gtt/min)? After 2 hours, there are 250 mL remaining, describe your action now. 19.Order: Ancef 1 g in 100 cc D5W IV PB to be infused over 45 min. Drop factor: 60 gtt/mL. What is the flow rate (gtt/min)? 20.Calculate the flow rate for each of the following: Order: Give 1,000 mL of 0.45% NaCl IV @ 200 mL/h a.Drop factor 10 gtt/mL b.Drop factor 15 gtt/mL c.Drop factor 20 gtt/mL d.Drop factor 60 gtt/mL 21.Order: Ampicillin 500 mg dissolved in 200 mL D5W IV to run for 2 h. Drop factor: 10 gtt/mL. What is the flow rate (gtt/min)? 22.Order: 1,000 mL D5W IV per 24 h KVO. Drop factor: 60 gtt/ml. What is the drip rate? 23.Order: 200 mL D5RL IV to run KVO for 24 h. Drop factor is 60 gtt/ml. What is the flow rate? 24.Order: 2.5 L NS IV to infuse at 125 mL/h. Drop factor is 20 gtt/mL. Calculate the flow rate. 25.Order: 1,000 mL D5W IV for 6 h. Drop factor is 15 gtt/mL Calculate the flow rate in gtt/min. After 2 hours, 800 mL remain. Describe your action now.
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Order: Infuse 1 gram of Aminophylline in 1000 mL of D5W at 0.7mg/kg/hr. The client weighs 110 lb. a.Calculate the amount of drug in 1 mL ______________________________ b.Calculate the dosage in mg/hr ______________________________ c.Calculate the dosage in mg/min ______________________________ d.Reference states no more than 20 mg/min. Is the order safe? ______________________________ 27.Order: Dobutamine 500 mg in 500 mL D5W to infuse at 30 mL/hr. The client weighs 140 lb. You have available 20 mL vial with 250 mg Dobutamine. a.Calculate the amount of drug in 1mL ______________________________ b.Calculate the dosage in mcg/hr ______________________________ c.Calculate the dosage in mcg/min ______________________________ 28.Order: Infuse 500 mL D5W with 800 mg Theophylline at 0.7 mg/kg/hr. The client weighs 73.5 kg. a.Calculate how many milligrams should this client receive per hour ______________________________ 29.A client is to receive Lidocane 2 g in 250 mL D5W. The solution is infusing at 22 mL/hr. Calculate the following: a.Calculate the amount of drug in 1 mL _____________________________ b.Calculate the dosage in mg/hr _____________________________ c.Calculate the dosage in mg/min _____________________________ 30.Ringer’s lactate 1000 mL is ordered to be given within 12 hours for a hyperthermic patient. Drop factor is 15 gtt/mL. _______ mL/h ________gtt/min
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