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by Janet
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Rantidine is infused in a 0.5L bag 1/2 NS for an ulcer treatment. It runs at 30gtt/min with the infusion device set to deliver 16gtt/mL. How long will the infusion take to complete to entire bag? (Round to the nearest minute)

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Answer
by: Anonymous

267 minutes

Answer
by: Caitlin

0.5L = 500 mL
16gtt/mL x min/30gtt = 267min

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