(SOLVED) what would be your gtts/min for each rate?

Discipline: Nursing

Type of Paper: Essay (any type)

Academic Level: Undergrad. (yrs 3-4)

Paper Format: APA

Pages: 1 Words: 331


1. Place the fluid!

Dextrose, D5W, D5NS, D5 NS, D5LR, LR, NS, NS, NS, High Electrolyte Concentrate

  • Isotonic
  • Hypotonic
  • Hypertonic

2. 9/23/2022- 0700- Order: Infuse D5LR at times then reduce to . Using a macro-drop tube of 20 , what would be your for each rate?

3. 9/23/2022- 0730- When you do your rounds you assess the flow rate is .

A. Is this correct?

B. If not, what are you going to do?

C. The IV solution infusing is D . What is your best action?

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Place the fluid! Hypotonic: 0.45% Normal Saline (½ NS) Isotonic: Lactated Ringer's (LR), Normal Saline (NS), 5% Dextrose in Water (D5W), 5% Normal Saline (D5NS), 5% LR (D5LR) Hypertonic: 10% Dextrose (D10W), 3% Normal Saline (3% NS), 5% Normal Saline with 0.9% Normal Saline (5%NS with 0.9%NS)

2. 9/23/2022-0700- Order: Infuse D5LR at 150ml/hr times 24hrs then reduce to 75ml/hr. Using a macro-drop tube of 20, what would be your gtts/min for each rate?

150 ml/hr = 50 gtts/min

75 ml/hr = 25 gtts/min