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anonymous
 one year ago
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A 1 L I.V. bag is set to infuse over 6 hours. If the drop factor is 25 gtt/mL, determine the rate
of flow (in gtt/min).
anonymous
 one year ago
Medal A 1 L I.V. bag is set to infuse over 6 hours. If the drop factor is 25 gtt/mL, determine the rate of flow (in gtt/min).

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DanJS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok, can you help me , , does infuse mean empty out?

DanJS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i guess the drop factor is number of drops per mL... that gtt thing

DanJS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I am guessing you want to figure the flow rate in number of drops/mL required to empty 1 L in 6 hrs

DanJS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So the flow rate is 1 Liter per 6 Hours, to start with

DanJS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\frac{ 1 ~~L }{6~~hrs }\]

DanJS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0need to use the given info, to convert the units to what you need gtt/min

DanJS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\frac{ 1 ~~L }{6~~hrs } * \frac{ 1~hrs }{ 60~\min }*\frac{ 1000~ mL }{ 1~ L } * \frac{ 25~gtt }{ 1~mL } = \]

DanJS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0just arranged it so units cancel correctly, left with gtt/min

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so the answer is 625/9?
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