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  1. 0.5 liter of 5% glucose in 0.45 N/S is to be administered IV over an 8 hour period. If the IV chamber is calibrated to deliver 15 gtts. per cc., how many gtts. should te patiet receive each minute?
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  2. 6 Comments

  3. by   Wuzzie
    Well, we need you to show us what you've tried so far so we can best help you.
  4. by   elkpark
    We'll be glad to help you figure out how to get the correct answer. We aren't going to give you the answer. What process is your school teaching (or what do you remember from math classes in school) for figuring this out?
  5. by   Wuzzie
    Bueller? Bueller?
  6. by   Mavrick
    Now that is a very interesting question. I wonder what the answer is?
  7. by   Julius Seizure
    Guess they figured it out on their own.
  8. by   Wuzzie
    Quote from Julius Seizure
    Guess they figured it out on their own.
    Well, I'd like to think that but historically it just means that they didn't like us not doing their homework for them.

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