by SUMATHI
(DALLAS)

A SEIZURE MEDICINE IS TO BE GIVEN AT THE RATE OF 100MG/8HR.YOUR BAG HAS A CONCENTRATION OF 750MG/1000ML.CALCULATE THE APPROPRIATE GTT/MIN.
(SET cal. = 15GTT/ML)

 Mar 15, 2011 Answer is gtt/min=4.166 by: Anonymous find how much mg infuse per hour 100mg/8hr = Xmg/1hr X = 100/8 = 12.5mg/hrfind how much ml in 12.5 mg 750mg/1000ml = 12.5mg/ Xml X = 1000 x 12.5/750 = 16.6666ml 0r 16.666ml/hrgtt/min= ml/hr x drop factor / 60 min = 16.666 x 15gtt/ml/ 60 =4.166

 Mar 14, 2011 Confusing by: Anonymous Keith - can you please break this problem down for me! Thank you! Maureen

 Jan 01, 2011 answer by: ebbie I got 4.16gtt/min-set up proportion1000mL/750mg= XmL/100mgX=133.33333[vol (mL) x drop factor]/time (min) = gtt/min(133.3333 x 15gtt/mL)/ (8hr x 60min) = 4.16gtt/min

 Dec 13, 2010 ANSWER by: ALEX JACOB I ALSO GOT 4.16.100 MG OF SOLUTE TAKES 8 HOURSO 75O MG OF SOLUTE TAKES 60 HOURS OR 3600 MTSSO 1000 ML SOLVENT ALSO TAKES 3600 MTSIF 1 ML HAS 15 GTT OR DROPS 1000 ML HAS 15000 GTT OR DROPS.15000 GTT OR DROPS TAKES 3600 MTS.THEN IN I MT THERE WILL BE 15000/3600=4.166 DROPS OR GTT/ MIN

 Dec 10, 2010 answer by: Anonymous I got 4.16

 Dec 07, 2010 QUESTION ANSWER by: Anonymous PLEASE SEND RESPONSE TO LET ME KNOW IF i AM RIGHT = 53GTT

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