What is your flow rate in the following scenario? You have a patient that weighs 150 pounds. He has been resuscitated and now has a BP of 60/40. You are going to establish a dopamine drip IV piggyback. You are using a 60gtt set and wish to deliver 5 mcg/kg/min. You mix 200 mg of dopamine into 250 ml of normal saline. ?
A. 26 gtts/min B. 20 gtts/min C. 6 gtts/min D. 32 gtts/min