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  • DRUG CALCULATIONS In the critical care unit Sherry L. Knowles, RN, CCRN, CRNI
  • FORMULAS
    • Too Many
    • Too Complicated
    • Too much room for error!
  • ONE FORMULA
    • Desired X Kg
    • ---------------------- X 60 = rate (cc/hr)
    • Final Concentration
    • (conc.)
  • TWO STEPS
    • STEP # 1
    •   Concentrations = amt. / V ol
    • & X (times) 1000
    • Conversions = or
    •  (divided by) 1000
    STEP # 2 FORMULA
  • ONE FORMULA
    • Desired X Kg
    • ---------------------- X 60 = rate (cc/hr)
    • Final Concentration
    • (conc.)
  • PRACTICE
    • Desired X Kg
    • ---------------------- X 60 = rate (cc/hr)
    • Final Concentration
    • (conc.)
  • REVERSE FORMULA
    • Conc. X rate
    • ----------------  60 = desired
    • Kg
  • PRACTICE
    • Desired X Kg
    • ---------------------- X 60 = rate (cc/hr)
    • Final Concentration
    • (conc.)