1.The Nurse admitted a 80years female to the hospital from a skilled nursing facility. The doctor orders nasogastric tube insertion because patient refused to eat.Each time that nasogastric tube is inserted patient removes it.The doctor decided to order TPN.Patient will receive a total of 1000ml of TPN in 24hours intravenously .How much TPN will the patient receive per hour?.
Correct answer is C.
Rationale Divide 1000ml by 24hours =42ml/hour. (1000/24=42ml/hour)
2.The intravenous fluid is set at 15drops per minute. ((1000TPN solution in 24hours)The nurse should regulate the flow to deliver at what rate per minute?.
A.20drops per minute.
B.5drops per minute.
D.10drops per minute.
Rationale: 1000÷24 ×15 ÷60 =10 drops per minute.