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How long will a bag last if a liter bag of normal saline was started at 10 am and is infusing at 80 ml/hour?



A. 125 hours
B. 12.5 hours
C. 1.25 hours
D. 0.13 hours

This question is part of IV Flow Rate Quiz 3
Asked by Ehoperj, Last updated: Sep 16, 2020

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freeflyin180

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Answered Aug 10, 2017

1 liter = 1000 mL

1000 mL / 80 mL/hr = 12.5 hours

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John Adney

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Answered Apr 20, 2017

1000 ml divided by 80 equals 12.5 and a quick check to see if it's reasonable is 800 ml would take 10 hours. The answer is for a rate of 800 ml per hour and is not correct.
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John Smith

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Answered Mar 28, 2017

1.25 hours
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