# AH Lab: IV Management

 TIMING Place tape along Numbered end Top to BottomDate, Initials, Time at TopDash off ml/hr (start at 150 or 225, one Dash every 150 or 225 stands for an hour)Calculate INFUSION TIME, write OUT time at BottomEX: 3-8-11 RS 1000 (0: top) 1100 (225) 1200 (450) 1300 (675) 1400 (900) OUT 1424 INFUSION TIME Total Volume (ml on IV bag) / Rate (ml/hr the 150 or 225) = Number of Hours to drip fluid(take decimal value * 60 to get min)EX: 1000/225=4.4 0.4*60=24 4hr 24 min DROPS PER MINUTE Drop Factor (gtts/ml listed on tubing bag) * Rate (ml/hr the 150 or 225) / 60 min/hrthen take that number and divide by 4 to get drops in 15 secondsEX: 10*225/60 = 2250/60 = 37.5/4 = 9 drops in 15 seconds PRIMING Bring IV solution and tubing bag to bedsideGet out tubing, un-do tape, hold ends and let unwindMove Roller Clamp (blue with white roller) to Top of tubing then roller clamp it down (small end)Pull off sterile cover from IV bag and from Spike, Insert into IV bagHang bag upFill up Drip ChamberFind ports and hold Flat to FloorHold Roller Clams and Slowly begin to OpenWatch Fluid slowly move through tube and portsGet to END and Close Roller Clamp Authorschulr71 ID71587 Card SetAH Lab: IV Management Descriptiontape, time, drop, prime Updated2011-03-08T17:42:36Z Show Answers