Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
0
Calculations
Calculations
Calculations
Calculations
Calculations
Calculations
Calculations
Calculations
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

×
Saving this for later? Get the SlideShare app to save on your phone or tablet. Read anywhere, anytime – even offline.
Text the download link to your phone
Standard text messaging rates apply

Calculations

1,538

Published on

IV Medication Calculations

IV Medication Calculations

Published in: Education, Sports, Business
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
1,538
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
1
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
57
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

Report content
Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
No notes for slide
  • Transcript

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

    ×