ivDripRate was released on April 14th 2010. Since then it has been downloaded over 7,000 times in over 20 different countries worldwide. It is a tool that is being used in hospitals, medical schools and health clinics across the world. So you're probably wondering what it is and what it does. Well allow us to enlighten you..
Gravity infusion, also known as 'the drip' is one of the most commonly used methods for delivering essential drugs, basic fluids and nutritional therapy to patients in the healthcare setting. Correct application and calculation of an infusion drip-rate is essential for patient safety and effective therapeutic treatment.
ivDripRate is an app that has been specially developed for calculating precise drip-rates for drug infusions given intravenously. It's designed to make it easier for nurses to accurately calculate, set and check infusion drip-rates. It allows nureses to actually visualise the results of what they need.