While caring for a stable infant, the physician writes an order to start an IV infusion at 400 ml/hr. The nurse should question this order because infants are at risk for:


•Infants are at particular risk for fluid overload because of their size. Initiating an IV infusion at 400 ml/hr on an infant should be questioned.

Incorrect options:

•Arrhythmias, deep vein thrombosis, and sinusitis are not risks associated with IV fluid administration.

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