Drug math: The "Clock" and "App" methods
How confident are you in calculating your medicine drip?
You are awoken by tones for a SOB patient at 0330 and your mind is foggy.
You arrive to find a critical patient with pulmonary edema who is hypotensive in cardiogenic shock. How confident are you in calculating your medicine drip?
There are several ways to perform these calculations for your medicine drip administration including the "Clock" method. In addition, with today's technology, I would like to show you an "App" method, too.
Check out the video below.
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