Question: 6. A 65 Kg Patient Diagnosed With STEMI Is To Receive An IV Bolus Dose Of Heparin 0.25mg/kg Followed By A Maintenance Infusion Of The Drug At The Rate Of 0.125 Mcg/kg/min. The Heparin Is Available In 5 ML Vials Containing 2 Mg/mL. A) How Many ML Will You Administer For The Bolus? B) How Many Mcg/min Will The Patient Receive During Maintenance Infusion?
6. A 65 kg patient diagnosed with STEMI is to receive an IVbolus dose of Heparin 0.25mg/kg followed by a maintenance infusionof the drug at the rate of 0.125 mcg/kg/min. The Heparin isavailable in 5 mL vials containing 2 mg/mL.
a) How many mL will you administer for the bolus?
b) How many mcg/min will the patient receive during maintenanceinfusion?