Hello Karen,
For this problem you calculate the volume required in ml per min.
327 divided by 4x60 = ml per min=1.36. Since 10 drops = 1ml you need more than 10 so you multiply 1.36 by 10 =13,6 drops per min.
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This is a 2 part question.
Your patient has an order of blood cells to infuse over 4 hours. The volume of the bag is 327 mL.
A)You calculate the flow rate as __________mL/hr.
B)You would set the gravity drip rate as________gtt/min with tubing that has a drop factor of 10 gtt/mL