How to Calculate Infusion Time -RxCalculations

How to Calculate Infusion Time

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Knowing how to calculate infusion time is extremely important when administering intravenous (IV) infusions. In this blog post, I use two NAPLEX type IV flow rate calculations questions to show you how to calculate infusion time given the drop factor and the IV flow rate.How to Calculate Infusion TimeWatch the Video  Subscribe to our YouTube channel […]

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IV Flow Rate Calculations Using Dimensional Analysis

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Dimensional analysis is a powerful way of solving IV flow rate calculations and it is the method I recommend when I teach the topic to students. In this blog post, I show you how to quickly solve two NAPLEX type IV flow rate calculations questions using dimensional analysis. I also demonstrate how to properly analyze iv […]

IV Flow Rate Calculations

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IV flow rate calculations are required when setting up intravenous (IV) infusion for patients and it is extremely important that pharmacists know how to accurately calculate them. In this blog post, I first provide a succinct overview of the rationale for using intravenous therapy, what the parts of the infusion set are, how IV fluids are […]