Infusion Rate Calculation

For someone in a veterinary medicine profession?

Could someone explain to me how to find the answer to this dose calculation:
If you want to infuse 750ml over 16 hours, what will the flow rate be in drops/min- you are using a micro drip infusion set

With a micro drip infusion set, there are 60 drops per mL. So, 60 drops/mL times 750 mL equals 45,000 drops. Over sixteen hours this is 2812.5 drops per hour. Since there are 60 minutes in an hour, this works out to be 46.875 drops per minute.

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Critical Care Intravenous Infusion Drug Handbook, 3e

Critical Care Intravenous Infusion Drug Handbook, 3e


Compact and easy to use, this handy reference focuses on the information you need to administer intravenous medications in critical care and emergency environments. Essential coverage of 48 of the most common and complex IV drugs, including drip rate calculation charts, drug calculation formulae, and much more help you safely and efficiently administer IV drugs.Fully updated coverage includes the …

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