Aptos High School Global Health Odyssey
Health Professionals Use Math for Problem Solving

Nurse 2.

The doctor prescribes a 1000-cc (1 liter) IV  solution to be given to a patient over an 8 hour period. The nurse must set the drip rate of the bottle. The drip rate is measured in drops per minute.

To do this, you need to convert 1000cc's to drips, and 8 hours into minutes.

There are 15 drips per cc.

Set the drip rate for this IV feeding.

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