1) If an order was written to infuse a liter of IV fluid every 8 hours,
at what rate would the IV pump be set for? Answer is 125 mL/hour.

Using the calculator, select the time to equal hours (it's already
preselected). Next enter 8 as the value for time (8 hours). Enter
1000 mL (1 L = 1000 mL) as the volume to be infused. Click the
"solve" button which calculates the result as 125 mL/hour. See
the example below.

2) You have recieved a new admission from the E.R.
The patient has class IV CHF and the doctor has ordered a loading dose of Inocor^{®}
(amrinone lactate). The loading dose is to be administered over 3
minutes. Pharmacy has brought the loading dose as a 50 mL IVPB. At
what rate should the IVPB be infused? Answer is 1000 mL/hour.

Using the calculator, select time to equal minutes. Next,
enter 3 as the value for time (3 minutes). Enter 50 as the volume to be
infused. Click the "solve" button which calculates the result as
1000 mL/hour. See the example below.