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Dosage Calculation 4.0 Parenteral (IV) Medications Test
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A nurse is preparing to administer dextrose 5% in water (D5W) 1 L IV to infuse over 12 hr. The drop factor of the manual IV tubing is 15 gtt/mL. The nurse should set the manual IV infusion to deliver how many gtt/min? (Round the answer to the nearest whole number. Use a leading zero if it applies. Do not use a trailing zero.)
gtt/min
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Math Problem Analysis
Mathematical Concepts
IV medication administration
Flow rate calculations
Unit conversions
Formulas
Flow rate (gtt/min) = (Total volume (mL) / Time (min)) * Drop factor (gtt/mL)
Theorems

Suitable Grade Level
Professional level
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