What Is KVO Rate?

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KVO rate is a term that is normally used for medical purposes, specifically those used by nurses. KVO is the abbreviation for 'keep vein open'. The normal rate for an IV would be 1mL per minute.
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KVO refers to "Keep Vein Open" It is a slow drip rate providing enough fluid flow to keep the end of the catheter from clotting off.
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It depends on the facility. At mine, it's 30 ml/hr. At other places it may be 15 ml/hr. Source(s) I'm an RN.
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Minimal flow rates are unknown. Bard* Access Systems has no data for minimal flow rates. Intravenous Nurses' Society (INS) standard states that KVO rates kvo rate iv, tko rate keep
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Minimal flow rates are unknown. Bard* Access Systems has no data for minimal flow rates. Intravenous Nurses' Society (INS) standard states that KVO rates are part of an actual physician
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