Numeracy Skills for Drug Calculations
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Fluid Balance Charts

Worked Example

John’s Fluid Balance Chart for 24 hours shows:

Intake: IV Fluid 1250mL, Oral Fluids 975mL
Output:
Urine 1055mL, Vomit 80mL, Wound Drainage 35mL

Q1. Calculate the total Input
Q2. Calculate the total Output


Further Example 1

John’s Fluid Balance Chart for 24 hours shows:

Intake: IV Fluid 1095mL, Oral Fluids 640mL
Output: Urine 440mL, Vomit 90mL, Wound Drainage 55mL

Related Questions

Q1 . Calculate the total Input
  • 1715mL
  • 1735mL
  • 1725mL
Q2 . Calculate the total Output
  • 585mL
  • 575mL
  • 565mL


Further Example 2

John’s Fluid Balance Chart for 24 hours shows:

Intake: IV Fluid 1380mL, Oral Fluids 275mL
Output: Urine 1045mL, Vomit 10mL, Wound Drainage 15mL

Related Questions

Q1 . Calculate the total Input
  • 1.75L
  • 1655mL
  • 1600mL
Q2 . Calculate the total Output
  • 1007mL
  • 1070mL
  • 1700mL


Further Example 3

John’s Fluid Balance Chart for 24 hours shows:

Intake: IV Fluid 850mL, Oral Fluids 1125mL
Output: Urine 480mL, Vomit 135mL, Wound Drainage 40mL

Related Questions

Q1 . Calculate the total Input
  • 1975mL
  • 1875mL
  • 1775mL
Q2 . Calculate the total Output
  • 645mL
  • 655mL
  • 665mL

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