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CALCULATIONS FOR IV FLOW RATE

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					                 CALCULATIONS FOR IV FLOW RATE:

                                       (3 Formula)

SET I.

                             amount of fluid
                      ------------------------------------- =   ml/Hr
                          # of hours Administered


              ml/Hr
           ---------------- = ml/min                  ml/min X DF = Drops/Hr
              60 mins

SET II.

               Amount of fluid
              ----------------------- = ml/Hr
               Hours to consume


              ml/Hr x DF
              ----------------         = drops/min
                  60 mins

Set III.

       Legend:                                        Infusion Sets: (Drop Factors)

       TIV = Total Intravenous fluid                  Macro set or Adult Set – 15 gtts/ml
       TTI = Total Time Infused                       Micro set & Soluset - 60 gtts/ml
       DF = Drop Factor                               Blood Transfusion set – 15 gtts/ml
        cc = ml


                                      TIV x DF
                                   --------------------
                                    TTI x 60mins

				
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