a. The order is to infuse an I.V. of D5W 1000 ml over 12 hours. Calculate the

infusion rate using an I.V. set that delivers 20 gtts/ml.

b. The order is to infuse a 0.9% normal saline 250 ml over 45 minutes.

Calculate the infusion rate using an I.V. set that delivers 10 gtts/ml.

c. The order is to infuse D5RL 1000 ml q 8h for 24 hours. Calculate the infusion

rate using a drop factor of 15 gtts/ml.

d. The order is for 2000 ml of hyperalimentation to infuse over 24 hours. The

I.V. set delivers 60 gtts/ml. The solution should be administered at a rate of ______

gtts/min.

e. The patient is to receive 1200 ml of D5RL over 10 hours. The I.V. set delivers

20 gtts/ml. The infusion rate will be

gtts/min.

f. Administer 150 ml of Normal Saline over 30 minutes using an I.V. set that

delivers 10 gtts/ml. The infusion rate will be __ .

g. The order is for Amikacin Sulfate 100 mg to be dissolved in 150 ml of D5W to

run over 1 hour. Using an I.V. set that delivers 20 gtts/ml, determine the infusion rate.

h. The order is for Gentamycin 180 mg IVPB q 8h. The medication is dissolved

in 100 ml of D5W and should infuse over 45 minutes. Using a drop factor of 20 gtts/ml,

determine the infusion rate.

i. The order is to infuse 500 ml of 0.9% NS over 2 hours. The I.V.

administration set delivers 15 gtts/ml. How many gtts/min will you administer?

j. You are to infuse D5W at 15 ml/hr to a pediatric patient. The I.V.

administration set delivers 60 gtts/ml. Determine the infusion rate.

k. The order is to give two units of whole blood (1 unit is 500 ml). The blood is

to infuse over the next 4 hours and the drop factor of the tubing is 10 gtts/ml. Determine

the infusion rate in gtts/min.

l. The patient is to receive 3 units of packed red blood cells (1 unit equals 250

ml) to be infused over the next 4 hours. The drop factor is 10 gtts/ml. Determine the

infusion rate in gtts/min.

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