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Re: [IP] calculating grams of CHO in IV solution



I must have had a 'Brain Cramp' !! :)   Can't be age, since I'm only 68 :)
Started to type in the grams and just hit a blank wall.   Must have been the
brain cells I lost last week when the wife call 911,  paramedics got a 23
glucose on m,e.

don

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Sent: Thursday, August 14, 2003 7:32 AM
Subject: Re: [IP] calculating grams of CHO in IV solution


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> Don, are you low?   :-)  Take a 500 ml bag,  take 5% of that and my
> calculator gives 25 g of dextrose, nearly all of which becomes
> glucose.  It's easier than calculated the tip a  restaurant bill ;-)
> -wayne
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> <From: Don Stevens <email @ redacted>
> <I believe hospitals etc use 5% dextrose in water.  I'm sure there is a
> <way to calculate the gramsm BUT!!!! I can't remember.
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