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    Word problem

    Pretend you are a nurse =)

    There is a new order to slow your patients IV flow rate to 75 mL/hr. There are 300 mL left in the IV bag. The drop factor is 10gtt/mL.

    A) the new flow rate is___________gtt/mL

    B) The remaining IV fluid will take____________hours to infuse.
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    Quote Originally Posted by karen92983 View Post
    Pretend you are a nurse =)

    There is a new order to slow your patients IV flow rate to 75 mL/hr. There are 300 mL left in the IV bag. The drop factor is 10gtt/mL.

    A) the new flow rate is_12.5__________gtt/min not drops/ml

    B) The remaining IV fluid will take__4__________hours to infuse.
    Drops per min becomes 1.25 ml per min or 75 ml per hour
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