Posted: February 6th, 2018
Following mitral valve replacement surgery, a client develops PVC’s : 3 Unique and Original Ways of Treating the Condition
Following mitral valve replacement surgery, a client develops PVC’s. The health care provider orders a bolus of Lidocaine followed by a continuous Lidocaine infusion at a rate of 2 mgm/minute.
The IV solution contains 2 grams of Lidocaine in 500 cc’s of D5W. The infusion pump delivers 60 microdrops/cc. What rate would deliver 4 mgm of Lidocaine/minute?
A. 60 microdrops/minute
B. 20 microdrops/minute
C. 30 microdrops/minute
D. 40 microdrops/minute