Med Math: Drips Question #6

Question

Order is received for continuous heparin infusion of 25 units/hr. On-hand is a pre-mixed bag containing heparin 1000 units/L. Calculate the appropriate IV flow rate.

Answers

  1. 125 mL/hr
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  2. 12.5 mL/hr
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  3. 1.24 mL/hr
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  4. 25 mL/hr
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Explanation

Correct Response: ml/hr=1000 ml (1L)/1000 units X 25 units/1 hour = 25 ml/hr-correct answer

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