9 Order: Pitocin 3 milliunits/min tritrate up to 20 milliunits/min. Available: Normal Saline 1000 ml with 20 units of Pitocin per liter.

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9 Order: Pitocin 3 milliunits/min tritrate up to 20 milliunits/min. Available: Normal Saline 1000 ml with 20 units of Pitocin per liter.

9 Order: Pitocin 3 milliunits/min tritrate up to 20 milliunits/min. Available: Normal Saline 1000 ml with 20 units of Pitocin per liter. At what rate would you start the infusion pump (ml/hr)? 10. A Pitocin drip is being started on a patient to induce labor. The order is to administer 2 milliunits/min. The drug is supplied as 10 units mixed in 500 ml of D5W. How many ml/hr should the IV infusion pump be set to deliver the correct amount of the drug? 11. Begin a Pitocin infusion at 5 mu /min via IV pump for labor induction. On hand is Pitocin 40 units in 1000 ml Lactated Ringers. How many ml/hr will the IV run? 12. The order reads: begin the infusion of Pitocin at 6 mu/min. On hand is 30 units of Pitocin mixed in 500 mlL of Lactated Ringers. How will you set the pump? 13. The order reads: begin a Pitocin infusion at 3 mu/min. You have on hand Pitocin 30 units in 500 ml of Lactated Ringers. How should you set the pump? 14. Begin a Pitocin infusion at 7 mu/min via pump for labor induction. On hand is Pitocin 30 units in 1000 ml Lactated Ringers. How many ml/hr will you run the IV? 15. The physician orders Pitocin 4 mu/min. Available: Pitocin 10 units in 250 mls of Normal Saline. What is the IV flow rate? Your patient is to receive an infusion of Pitocin. The drug comes 20 units/1000 ml in D5W. The doctor orders 0.01 16. units/min. How many mL/hour should the patient receive? The physician orders the patient to receive heparin 1500 units/hour of a solution containing 30,000 units/1 Liter. At what rate would you set the IV using a 60 gtt/mL administration set? Answer in ml/hour. 17. The order is to add 30,000 units heparin to 1000 mL D5W and infuse at 30 ml/hour. How many units of heparin will the patient receive per minute? 18.

 

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