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What would be the flow rate for manually regulated IV using the drops per minute? Ordered: 250 mL D5W over 3 hours, tubing is 10 gtt/mL.



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Asked by Mariefox, Last updated: Sep 30, 2019

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corie.m.j

Corie.m.j

Answered on Feb 07, 2017

Using dimensional analysis:

250mL x 10gtts x 1 hr = 2,500 = 13.88 = 14 gtts/min
3 hr 1 mL 60 min 180
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nursescibilia

Nursescibilia

Answered on Jan 27, 2017

13.8 rounded to 14 gtts per minute.
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John Adney

John Adney

Answered on Jan 27, 2017

12.5 gtts. per minute
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nursescibilia

Nursescibilia

Answered on Jan 27, 2017

12.5 gtts. per minute
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John Smith

John Smith

Answered on Nov 14, 2016

14
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