Heparin (U)

  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. 3 Comments

  3. by   suzanne4
    You have 50 u/cc and you need to run 500 u/hr, so that would give you 10 cc per hour.

    Hope that this helps you.
    I will let you do the rest of the calculating.
  4. by   nocturne716
    Ahhh ok, I get it now, divide 500 by the 50u/cc to get 10cc/hr.

    Thanks!
  5. by   suzanne4
    You are quite welcome. Glad that I could help.

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