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What will be the finishing time if at 0430, an infusion is started, to infuse 1.5L of fluid at a rate of 90ml/hour? After 10 hours, the rate is reset to 75ml/hour.



A. 2230
B. 1830
C. 1630
D. 2030

This question is part of Pharmocology Math - 45 Mins - EMT-P
Asked by Medic, Last updated: Jun 26, 2019

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John Adney

John Adney

Answered on Feb 14, 2017

How did you get 2230?
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jm

Jm

Replied on Mar 19, 2018

Over a year old, but here you go: 1.5L=1500mL; the initial rate was 90mL an hour for 10 hours=900mL infused; leaving 600mL remaining at a drip rate of 75mL/hr. 600 / 75 = 8hrs. 10hrs + 8hrs= 18hrs. 0430+1800=2230 as in 22hrs30mins AKA 11:30PM

John Smith

John Smith

Answered on Feb 15, 2017

2230
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