# (SOLVED) Calculate the mL/hr.

**Discipline:** Nursing

**Type of Paper:** Question-Answer

**Academic Level:** Undergrad. (yrs 1-2)

**Paper Format:** APA

**Pages:**1

**Words:**275

Question

Calculate the mL/hr.

6. The physician ordered 1 L 0.9% NS to infuse over 6 hours. Calculate the mL/hr.

7. The order is to infuse 500 mL of D5W over 10 hrs. Calculate the mL/hr.

8. The order is to infuse 1 unit of packed red blood cells (275 mL) over 2 hrs. Calculate the mL/hr.

9. The physician orders 250 mL 0.9% NS to infuse over 2 1/2 hours. Calculate the mL/hr.10. The doctor orders vancomycin 1 g IVPB q.12h. The pharmacy sends vancomycin 1 g in 200 mL 0.9% NS to infuse over 90 minutes.

Calculate the mL/hr.

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Answer. 6.

Ordered NS 0.9 % = 1 liter

Infusion time = 6 hour.

1 liter = 1000 ml.

We need to calculate infusion rate.

Formula for infusion rate = total volume / infusion time.

Infusion rate = 1000 ml / 6 hour.

Infusion rate = 166.66 ml per hour.

Answer. 7.

Ordered D5W = 500 ml

Infusion time = 10 hour.

We need to calculate infusion rate.......