Electronic IV Flow Rate Setting Calculator

Medical Infusion Syringe Pumps Equations Formulas





Description:

This calculator determines the flow rate setting for an electronically control regulator for IVs. Flow rate is the rate a liquid volume is delivered over a period of time. Regulated IVs are also known infusion and syringe pumps.

Note: IV stands for intravenous.

Calculation Instructions:

  1. Enter the total volume ordered and select the units.
  2. Enter the total time ordered and select the units.

Inputs:

Parameter Unit Units Used Description
Total Volume Ordered volume milliliter liter The amount of solution or fluid to be given over a time period.
Total Time Ordered time hour minute The duration or time the IV is to be administered.

Outputs/Solution:

Parameter Unit Units Used Description
flow rate flow rate milliliter/hour The flow rate setting of the regulator. The is the rate the liquid is administered to the patient over a period of time.

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