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C to F
Multiply by 1.8 and add 32

Standard times AM to military time
1 Am12 noon=
01001200

Standard time PM to military time
1 Pm 12 midnight=
13002400









Every night at bedtime
nightly








When necessary/required
p.r.n.


At once, immediately
stat.








How many grams in 1 ounce?
28.3 grams

Length is measured in...?
Meter, m

Volume is measure in...?
Liter, L

Weight is measured in...?
Gram, g

When converting decimals...
Larger to smaller move decimal 3 places to the...?

When converting decimals...
Smaller to larger move decimal 3 places to the..


Ounce
 oz
 Metric equivalent= 30 mL

Tablespoon
 T, TBS, tbs
 Metric equivalent= 15 mL

Teaspoon
 t, TSP, tsp
 Metric equivalent= 5 mL

Drop
 gtt
 Metric equivalent= 1 mL

U.S.P.
United States Pharmacopeia


MAR
Medication Administration Record

Syringes
1 mL, 3 mL, 6 mL, 12 mL, 20 mL, 35 mL, and 60 mL

3 mL calibrated in...
.1 mL each line (tenths)

20 mL syringe calibrated in...
1 mL each line (hundredths)

0.5 syrigne..
Tuberculin (TB) syringe calibrated in hundredths

5 and 10 mL syringes calibrated into...
0.2 mL



To convert F to C?
Subtract 32 and divide by 1.8


1 minute equals how many gtt?
1 gtt

1 grain equals how many mg?
60 mg

In solutions percentage represents the number of grams of drug per 100 mL of solution...
EX: 100 mL of a 1% solution contains how many g of drug?
1 g




Convert lb to kg?
Divide by 2.2

Convert kg to lb?
Multiply by 2.2

IV fluid abbreviation D means?
Dextrose

Ringer's lactate or Lactated Ringer's Solution is abbreviated..?




Standard macrodrip is calibrated at..?
10, 15, or 20 gtt/mL

When a more exact measurement is needed calibrate microdrip at?
60 gtt/mL

Flow rate formula
 Volume X set calibration
 /
 Time (60 mins or less)

When counting gtt/min in 15 seconds what must you do?
Divide by 4
EX: IV runs at 70 gtt/min what will 15 sec count be.... 70/4= 18 gtt/15 sec

Infusion time formula
 Volume
 (divided by)
 mL/hr

Maintenance fluid formula for dogs over 20 lbs
1 ml/lb/hr

Maintenance fluid formula for animals under 20 lbs
2 mL/lb/hr

Anesthesia fluid formula
5 mL/lb/hr

Shock fluid formula over 20 lbs
40 mL/lb/hr

Shock fluid formula under 20 lbs
25mL/lb/hr

Skin turgidity is lost
4%

Lateral recumbency and near death
10%


Rehydration formula
lb/% dehydrated/500

Surgery formula
5mL/lb/hr

