Question 12 - Pharmacological and Parenteral Therapies Practice Test for the NCLEX-RN Exam

A nurse is caring for patient on IV fluids. The patient’s order states that she is to receive 500 mLs of 5% D 0.45 normal saline over a 2-hour period. The patient’s IV tubing has a drip factor of 10 gtts/ml. Approximately how many drops per minute should be administered?

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