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How many drops per minute must be infused using the 15-gtt/ml set to deliver the entire volume? The patient is prescribed 1500 ml of mixture to be infused in 8 hours using an infusion set device that delivers 15 gt/ml.



A. 468.75 gtt/min
B. 46.88 gtt/min
C. 2812.50 gtt/min
D. 28.12 gtt/min

This question is part of IV Flow Rate Quiz 3

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freeflyin

Freeflyin

Answered on Aug 10, 2017

46.88 is the correct solution. The formula for drops per minute is

Volume/ tme (in minutes) drop factor

1500 ml/8 hrs (860min) = 3.125 15 gtt/mL = 46.88 gtt/min

John Adney

John Adney

Answered on Aug 10, 2017

46.88 is the correct answer. Volume / Time (in minutes) drop factor

John Adney

John Adney

Answered on Jan 15, 2017

John Smith

John Smith

Answered on Dec 01, 2016

46.88 gtt/min

trinagould

Trinagould

2812.50 gtt/min

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