MedCalc question:

  1. Order:
    25,000 units Heparin in 500cc NS.
    Client to receive 500 units/hour of Herparin.
    Microdrip.

    1. Units/cc: 50
    25000U/500cc

    2. cc/hr:
    amount to be infused/hours to run

    3. gtts/min:


    I can get 3, but can't figure out which numbers to plug in for number 2. Anyhelp appreciated.
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  2. 1 Comments

  3. by   suzanne4
    You have 50 units/cc and need to give 500 units/hr, therefore 10cc will give you the proper amount.

    Hope that this helps! :hatparty:

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