Electronic IV Infusion Time Calculator

Medical Infusion Syringe Pumps Equations Formulas





Description:

This calculator determines the infusion time for an electronically control regulator for IVs. Infusion time is the total amount of time the liquid is administered. 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 flow rate and select the units.

Inputs:

Parameter Unit Units Used Description
V(total volume) volume milliliter liter The amount of solution or fluid to be given over a time period.
R(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.

Outputs/Solution:

Parameter Unit Units Used Description
T(total time) time hour minute The duration or time the IV is to be administered. This is known as infusion time.

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