You have an available pump to use and must start the patient’s fluid as ordered.
Physician order: Start 0.9%NS at 100ml/hr now. Supplies: Primary Infusion Set 20gtt/ml.
What rate will you set the pump at:___________
If 300 ml’s were used on the previous shift how much “volume to be infused” would you set the pump at:___________
What is the duration of this bag of fluid:_____________
If you started the infusion at 8 am what time will you need to hang a new bag:_______