IV Flow Rate Quiz: Nursing!

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IV Flow Rate Quiz: Nursing!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The patient has prescribed 1500 mL of the mixture to be infused in 8 hours using an infusion set device that delivers 15 gtt/mL. Determine the flow rate in mL per hour.
    • A. 

      187.5 mL/hour

    • B. 

      12000 mL/hour

    • C. 

      800 mL/hour

    • D. 

      2812.5 mL/hour

  • 2. 
    The patient has prescribed 1500 mL of the mixture to be infused in 8 hours using an infusion set device that delivers 15 gtt/mL. How many drops per minute must be infused using the 15-gtt/mL set to deliver the entire volume?
    • A. 

      468.75 gtt/min

    • B. 

      46.88 gtt/min

    • C. 

      2812.50 gtt/min

    • D. 

      28.12 gtt/min

  • 3. 
    The patient has prescribed 1500 mL of the mixture to be infused in 8 hours using an infusion set device that delivers 15 gtt/mL. If the solution contains 4 g of a drug, how many milligrams of the drug will the patient receive per hour.
    • A. 

      0.5 mg

    • B. 

      500 mg

    • C. 

      750 mg

    • D. 

      750000 mg

  • 4. 
    A physician orders a patient to receive 3 million units of ampicillin in a 2000 mL bag of an IV solution to be infused over 6 hours with an IV set that delivers 12 gtt/mL. How many units of ampicillin will the patient receive per minute?
    • A. 

      0.83

    • B. 

      8.33

    • C. 

      83.33

    • D. 

      8333.33

  • 5. 
    A physician orders a patient to receive 3 million units of ampicillin in a 2000 mL bag of an IV solution to be infused over 6 hours with an IV set that delivers 12 gtt/mL. How many mL of a solution will the patient receive per hour?
    • A. 

      1000 mL/hour

    • B. 

      333.33 mL/hour

    • C. 

      111.11 mL/hour

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 6. 
    A physician orders a patient to receive 3 million units of ampicillin in a 2000 mL bag of an IV solution to be infused over 6 hours with an IV set that delivers 12 gtt/mL. How many drops of solution will the patient receive per minute?
    • A. 

      66.67 gtt/min

    • B. 

      4000 gtt/min

    • C. 

      27.78 gtt/min

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 7. 
    A physician orders a patient to receive 3 million units of ampicillin in a 1000 mL bag of IV solution to be infused over 6 hours. How many units of ampicillin will the patient receive per minute?
    • A. 

      8,333 u/min

    • B. 

      5556 u/min

    • C. 

      5556 u/sec

    • D. 

      333,333 u/sec

  • 8. 
    A liter bag of normal saline was started at 10 am and is infusing at 80 mL/hour.  How long will the bag last?
    • A. 

      125 hours

    • B. 

      12.5 hours

    • C. 

      1.25 hours

    • D. 

      0.13 hours

  • 9. 
    How many mL are in 450 L?
    • A. 

      450000 mL

    • B. 

      0.45 mL

    • C. 

      45 mL

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 10. 
    1 Liter of D5NS contains 5% dextrose in normal saline. How many Liters would be needed to run a drip for a period of 8 hours at 125ml/hour?
    • A. 

      2.5 L

    • B. 

      1250 L

    • C. 

      1 L

    • D. 

      250 L

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