Dim. Ana. - gtt per mL

1. Units and Conversion 1.6) Dimensional Analysis 1.6.1) Dimensional Analysis

1.6.1.1) Dimensional Analysis Easy 2


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Determine the infusion rate set at the infusion apparatus, in gtt per mL. Given that, 450 mL of IV solution is administered over a period of 6 hours, at the rate of 15.00 drops/min.


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lb equals 12 gtt/mL kg

    • Using dimensional analysis:
    • [15.00 drops]/[1 min] × [60 min]/[1 hr] × [6 hr]/[450 mL]
    • = 12 gtt/mL
    • Answer.