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What is the flow rate for manually regulated IV using the drops per minute? Ordered: 40 mEq KCL in 100 mL NS over 40 minutes, tubing is 20gtt/mL. Write the number only of the drops per minute.

This question is part of IV Drip Rate Calculations TTCK PNP
Asked by Mariefox, Last updated: Jan 22, 2020

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matthewalentz

Matthewalentz

Answered Jan 08, 2020

Actually, you're both wrong. The correct answer is 50. 100(ml) x 20 (gtts) = 2000 ÷ 40(min) = 50 gtts/min.

 

Hylda

Hylda

Answered Oct 22, 2019

The correct answer is 14 gtts/minutes.

 

John Adney

John Adney

Answered Aug 30, 2017

14 drops/minute is the correct answer for this questio. The answer is not 16

 

mariefox

Mariefox

Answered Aug 31, 2017

16
 

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