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You have an IV containing 500 ml of fluid. You are using a 10 gtt administration set. You are running the rate at 20 gtts/min. How long will it take the fluid to run out of the IV bag?



A. 9 hours
B. 6 hours 15 mins
C. 8 hours 20 mins
D. 4 hours 20 mins

This question is part of Pharmocology Math - 45 Mins - EMT-P
Asked by Medic, Last updated: Jan 11, 2020

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djuddemti

Djuddemti

Answered Jan 13, 2020

Not sure but If there's 500ml, and 10gtt =1ml, then there's 5000gtt / bag. So i figured divide 5000gtt by 20/min gives you 250mins. Which is 4 hours 10 minutes. Or 10drop set is 1ml so 20gtt/min...Read More
 

jp

Jp

Answered Nov 11, 2019

What is the formula

 

medic

Medic

Answered Mar 29, 2018

8 hours 20 mins
 

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