IV Flow Rates Quiz 2

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  • 1. 
    The patient is prescribed 720 mL of mixture over 6 hours using an infusion set device that delivers 10 gtt/mL. Determine the flow rate in mL per minute.
    • A. 

      120 mL/min

    • B. 

      1200 mL/min

    • C. 

      12 mL/min

    • D. 

      2 mL/min

  • 2. 
    The patient is prescribed 720 mL of mixture over 6 hours using an infusion set device that delivers 10 gtt/mL. Determine the flow rate in drops per minute.
    • A. 

      20 gtt/min

    • B. 

      120 gtt/min

    • C. 

      1200 gtt/min

    • D. 

      2 gtt/min

  • 3. 
    A patient weighing 110 lbs is to receive 5 mcg/kg/min of a IV solution containing Dopamine 600mg in 250ml D5W. The calculated IV dose rate is
    • A. 

      1320 mg/min

    • B. 

      0.037 mg/min

    • C. 

      0.250 mg/min

    • D. 

      1 mg/min

  • 4. 
    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 125 mL/hour?
    • A. 

      4 mL

    • B. 

      3 mL

    • C. 

      2 mL

    • D. 

      1 mL

  • 5. 
    You receive an order for 250mg of Aminophylline in normal saline (total volume 500mL). The patient weighs 110 lb. The Aminophylline is to be administered at a dose of 0.4 mg/kg/hr. Aminophylline Injection is supplied in 10mL vials with 25 mg/mL. The IV set to be used delivers 60gtts/ml. What will be the flow rate, in drops per minute, to administer the dose ordered?
    • A. 

      40 gtts/min

    • B. 

      42 gtts/min

    • C. 

      38 gtts/min

    • D. 

      41 gtts/min

  • 6. 
    A physician orders a patient to receive 4 million units of ampicillin in a 1000 mL bag of IV solution to be infused over 6 hours.  How many mL of a solution will the patient receive per hour?
    • A. 

      166.7 mL/hour

    • B. 

      666.8 mL/hour

    • C. 

      122.5 mL/hour

    • D. 

      129.5 mL/hour

  • 7. 
    A physician orders a patient to receive 4 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 hour?
    • A. 

      666,666 u/hour

    • B. 

      333,333 u/hour

    • C. 

      111,111 u/hour

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 8. 
    A physician orders a patient to receive 4 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. 

      333,333 u/hour

    • B. 

      5556 u/min

    • C. 

      5556 u/sec

    • D. 

      333,333 u/sec

  • 9. 
    A physician orders a patient to receive 4 million units of ampicillin in a 1000 mL bag of IV solution to be infused over 6 hours. What is the flow rate in mL per minute2?
    • A. 

      2.78 mL

    • B. 

      3.5 mL

    • C. 

      2.78 mL/min

    • D. 

      3.5 mL/min

  • 10. 
    How many mL are in 500 L?
    • A. 

      500000 mL

    • B. 

      0.500 mL

    • C. 

      0.05 mL

    • D. 

      0.555 mL

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