IV Microdrop flow rate question.
IV Microdrop Calculation
Please show how to calculate this IV problem:
The medication order is to administer dobutamine hydrochloride (Dobutrex) at 5.2 mcg/kg/min. The patient weighs 150 lbs. The IV solution has been prepared by adding Dobutrex 250 mg to 200 mL of D5W. Calculate the flow rate in microdrops (60 drops per mL).