Drug caculation

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Sr.NAJAH AL-JOHANI
ICU Staff Nurse, MGH.

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Drug caculation

  1. 1. DRUG Calculation PRESENTED BY: NAJAH AL-JOHANI
  2. 2. 10 Rights Of Medication Administration 1. Right patient 2. Right medication 3. Right dose 4. Right time 5. Right route 6. Right education 7. Right documentation 8. Right to refuse 9. Right assessment 10.Right evaluation
  3. 3. 1 Liter = 1000 Milliliters 1 Kilogram = 1000 gram 1 Gram = 1000 Milligrams 1 Milligram = 1000 Micrograms
  4. 4. Cont.. To convert larger units to smaller the larger is multiplied: -Kilograms (kg) to grams (g) = kg x 1,000 -Grams to milligrams (mg) = g x 1,000 -Milligrams to micrograms (mic) = mg x 1,000 -Liters (L) to milliliters (ml) = L x 1,000
  5. 5. Cont.. To convert smaller units to larger the smaller is divided: -Milligrams to grams = mg÷1,000 -Micrograms to milligrams = mic÷1,000 -Milliliters to liters = ml÷1000
  6. 6. What is the Infusion device..!! • An electronic device used to control the administration of intravenous fluids and medication in very small amounts and at a carefully regulated rate over long periods.
  7. 7. Types of Infusion 1.Continuous infusion. 2.Intermittent infusion. 3.Patient-controlled 4.Total parenteral nutrition
  8. 8. Drop Factor.. • It is an formula to calculate the certain amount of liquid ,a time is period and a drop factor to give the necessary IV flow rate per minute . Measurement used when IV is regulated manually. • There is different type of drop factor according to infusion set that we should use : 10gtts/ml 15gtts/ml 20gtts/ml 60gtts/ml
  9. 9. Cont..
  10. 10. Calculation via infusion pump
  11. 11. Drug calculation via syringe pump
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  17. 17. Cont.. *For Insulin: Regular insulin 1ml=100unit 1ml+49mlNS=50ml 1ml=2unit/h
  18. 18. THANK YOU

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