Dosage Calculations 9.9

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Dosage Calculations 9.9
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  1. micro =
    • one millionth
    • 0.000001 or 1/1,000,000 of the base unit
  2. milli =
    • one thousandth
    • 0.001 or 1/1,000 of th base unit
  3. centi=
    • one hundredth
    • 0.01 or 1/100 of the base unit
  4. deci=
    • one tenth
    • 0.10 or 1/10 the base unit
  5. kilo=
    one thousand  (1,000 times the base unit)
  6. what are the metric units used in health care in order from largest to smallest?
    King Henry Died From(base) Disease Called Mumps

    Kilo, Heco, Deca (base) deci, centi, milli
  7. How many millileters equals a liter?
    A thousand
  8. 1 kilo gram equals how many grams?
    a thousand
  9. What is the abbreviation for drop?
    gtt
  10. how many teaspoons in a tablespoon
    3
  11. How many tablespoons in 1 fluid ounce
    2
  12. The unit used to measure the concentraiton of serum electrolytes, such as calcium, magnesium, potassium, and sodium is  the ______________ and it is abbreviated ___
    Metric Equivalent...mEQ
  13. Drugs such as heparin and insulin are measurd in ____
    units
  14. mg is the abbreviation for what
    milligrain
  15. mcg is the abbreviation for
    micrograin
  16. mEQ means
    milliequivalent
  17. mL means
    millileter
  18. mm means
    millimeter
  19. In the apothacary system what does ss mean
    1/2
  20. how many pints equals a quart
    2
  21. how many cups equals a quart?
    4
  22. 2 cups equals how many pints?
    1
  23. 32 fluid ounces equals how many quarts?
    1
  24. 32 fluid ounces equals how many pints?
    2
  25. The ____ is the unit of measurement used when referring to the concentrationof serum electrolytes?
    • mEQ
    • milliequivilent
  26. The ______ is used to describe to potency of vitamins
    international unit
  27. 1 unit =___milliunits
    1,000

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