IV Drip Rate Calculations Ttck Pnp

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IV Drip Rate Calculations Ttck Pnp

Test your skills calculating intravenous drip rates per minute, hour, preset infusion times and different types of drop-sets


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Ordered: 500 mg ampicillin in 100mL NS to infuse over 30 minutes. What is the flow rate per hour?
    • A. 

      20 mL

    • B. 

      50 mL

    • C. 

      100 ml

    • D. 

      200 mL

  • 2. 
    Ordered: 500 mL 5% Dextrose 0.45% NS over 3 hours. Find the flow rate per hour.
    • A. 

      125 mL

    • B. 

      167 mL

    • C. 

      250 mL

    • D. 

      500 mL

  • 3. 
    Ordered: 1000 mL LR over 6 hours.  Find the flow rate in mL per hour.
    • A. 

      17 mL

    • B. 

      167 mL

    • C. 

      175 mL

    • D. 

      217 mL

  • 4. 
    Find the flow rate in mL per hour. 300 mL NS over 2 H.
    • A. 

      150 mL

    • B. 

      200 mL

    • C. 

      300 mL

    • D. 

      600 Ml

  • 5. 
    Find the flow rate in mL per hour. 3000 mL 0.45% over 24 H.
    • A. 

      75 mL

    • B. 

      100 mL

    • C. 

      125 mL

    • D. 

      150 mL

  • 6. 
    Find the flow rate in mL per hour. 1500 mL RL over 12 hours.
    • A. 

      83

    • B. 

      94

    • C. 

      100

    • D. 

      125

  • 7. 
    Find the flow rate in mL per hour. 40 mEq KCL in 100 mL NS over 45 minutes.
    • A. 

      66 mL

    • B. 

      75 mL

    • C. 

      125 mL

    • D. 

      133 mL

  • 8. 
    Find the flow rate in mL per hour. 1000 mL NS over 12 hours.
    • A. 

      83

    • B. 

      94

    • C. 

      100

    • D. 

      125

  • 9. 
    Find the flow rate in mL per hour. 750 mL NS over 8 hours.
    • A. 

      83

    • B. 

      94

    • C. 

      100

    • D. 

      125

  • 10. 
  • 11. 
    Calculate the flow rate for manually regulated IV using the drops per minute. Ordered: 250 mL D5W over 3 hours, tubing is 10 gtt/mL. Write the number only of the drops per minute.
  • 12. 
    Calculate 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.
  • 13. 
    Calculate the flow rate for manually regulated IV using the drops per minute. Ordered: 1500 mL 0.45% NS over 12 hours, tubing is 15 gtt/mL. Write the number only of the drops per minute.
  • 14. 
    Find the flow rate in mL per hour. 20 mEq KCL in 50 mL NS over 30 minutes.
    • A. 

      94

    • B. 

      100

    • C. 

      125

    • D. 

      83

  • 15. 
    Calculate the flow rate for manually regulated IV using the drops per minute. Ordered: 500 mL NS over 8hours, tubing is 15 gtt/mL. Write the number only of the drops per minute.