I seem to have lost some confidence in my math abilities.
Question is: Administer 1 liter NS at 150/hr. Tubing drip factor is 20gtts/ml.
I solved: 150/60 x 20 = 50gtts/min. Am I wrong?
I know the formula is volume/time x drip factor but the 1 liter in the problem is throwing me. Is it just a red herring?
Apr 22, '13
Looks right to me unless they want to know how long it will take to infuse the 1000ml?
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