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DOSAGE CALCULATIONS TEST IV SOLUTIONS, HEPARIN
1. Aminophylline is available in 1000 mg/1000 mL for continuous IV
infusion. The order is to give
20 mg/hr. How many mLs will you infuse each hour?
2. Premixed heparin sodium is available in 25,000 units/500 mL D5W for
continuous IV infusion.
The order is to give 1000 units per hour. What is the infusion rate in
mL/hr?
3. You are asked to mix a Heparin drip for infusion at a concentration of
20,000 units per 500 mL.
The vial available has 5000 units Heparin per mL. How many mLs of
Heparin will you add to the IV bag? (4 mLs) You are to administer
1000 units per hour. What is the rate of infusion in mL/hour?
4. Patient is to receive 1200 units of heparin per hour IV. If the order for
the IV solution is 500 mL 5% D/W with 25,000 units of heparin, how
many mL/hr. will you administer?
5. A patient is ordered to receive an Aminophylline drip at the dose of 20
mg/hr. The drug is available as 250 mg/500 mL of fluid. How many
mL/hr will you infuse?
6. Heparin is to be given at a rate of 1000 units/hr. If the drug is available
as 10,000 units per 100 mL of fluid, how many mL/hr. should be
administered?
7. The physician orders 25,000 units of heparin in 250 cc of NS. The
heparin vial available is 5000 units per mL. The primary care provider
orders the solution to run at 1000 units per hour.
Answer the following:
a. How much Heparin will you add to the bag?
b. How many mL's per hour will you run the heparin drip?

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DOSAGE CALCULATIONS TEST IV SOLUTIONS, HEPARIN 1. Aminophylline is available in 1000 mg/1000 mL for continuous IV infusion. The order is to give 20 mg/hr. How many mLs will you infuse each hour? 2. Premixed heparin sodium is available in 25,000 units/500 mL D5W for continuous IV infusion. The order is to give 1000 units per hour. What is the infusion rate in mL/hr? 3. You are asked to mix a Heparin drip for infusion at a concentration of 20,000 units per 500 mL. The vial available has 5000 units Heparin per mL. How many mLs of Heparin will you add to the IV bag? (4 mLs) You are to adminis ...
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