# easy dopamine calculation

and 250 ml by four in order to convert it properly? 2. _______________________________________________, IV bag Pounds x Kilos x ( Log Out /  I mean, come on, it works for a 100 kg patient, but…”. In the pursuit of sharing the wealth, this fast method offers high accuracy across the board for any weight range, any IV bag size, and 5 to 20 mcg dose amounts. ( Log Out /  ), THEN 2400 mcg per ml?

(Note: Originally posted with a typo, “800 mg” instead of the correct “400 mg” – but now corrected! Check it as many times as you want, you will be right on. “Brush up on medmath, DTs?” you say. Lessee here, this guy weighs 220lbs, which times 2.2 is 100kg, and we need 5 mikes/kg so that’s 100 kg * 5 is 500 micrograms per minute, and there’s 400 milligrams of medicine in 250 milliliters of D5w so that makes 1600 micrograms per milliliter…. would be ((160/2.2) * 5 * 60)/1600, or (72.73 * 300)/1600, or 13.64 ml/hr. 0.1875 = 3/16…. So, yeah, somebody somewhere is at some point gonna make the medic start a dopamine drip. Actually your method results in errors ranging from 6.67% at the lowest to 9.51% at the highest; always giving more dopamine than necessary. For vasopressor dosing, the math runs (9*kg)/16=ml/hr=kg*(9/16)=kg/1.77 repeating~lg/1.77. For this example we will use a 50 kilogram patient. Alright, well that’s great and all, but what about renal dosing? Dopamine Calculation.