9. A postoperative patient has an order for 1000 mL of lactated Ringers solution IV to run over 12 hours. How many mL/h should the IV pump be programmed for?
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- Can you work this out using dimensional analysis?
- Apr 01, 2019 at 10:27pm
- (1hr / 12hr) * (1000mL / 1 ) = 0.0833 * 1000mL = 83mL. Thus, the pump should be programmed for 83mL/hr.
- Apr 01, 2019 at 10:46pm