[Answer] An infant is undergoing parenteral therapy. The health care provider has instructed that 400 mL of D5W 0.45% sodium chloride be infused over 8 hours. At how many milliliters per hour should the nurse maintain the hourly rate? Record your answer using a whole number. __________ mL

Answer: The correct rate is 50 mL/hr. Divide the total volume to be infused (400 mL) by the number of hours it is to be infused in (8): 400 รท 8 = 50 mL.
An infant is undergoing parenteral therapy. The health care provider has instructed that 400 mL of D5W 0.45% sodium chloride be infused over 8 …

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