Watch Count and Drip Rate - IV Tubing Calculator
This calculator determines the drip rate, watch count or flow rate setting for a manually controlled IV.
The input parameters or variables are:
Volume - The amount of solution or fluid to be given over a time period.
Time - The duration or time the IV is to be administered.
Calibration - The drop factor or the number of drops needed to deliver 1 milliliter of fluid.
The answer, Drip Rate or Watch Count, is given in gtt per minute(gtt/min) which is the number of drops per minute.
In addition, the calculator provides a step by step example of the derived solution.