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2011-01-12 22:26:52
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  1. Metric converstions
    K H D from a D C M D C Mc
  2. 1kg = ? lbs
    1kg = 2.2lbs
  3. 1lbs = ? oz
    1lbs = 16oz
  4. 1drop = ? mL
    1drop = 1mL
  5. 1quart = ? mL
    1qt = 1000mL
  6. 1fl oz = ? mL
    1fl oz = 30mL
  7. 1qt = ? pt
    1qt = 2pt
  8. 1qt = ? mL
    1qt = 1000mL
  9. ?t = 1T
    3t = 1T
  10. 1T = ? mL
    1T = 15mL
  11. ?T = 1 fl oz
    2T = 1fl oz
  12. 1cup = ? fl oz
    1cup = 8fl oz
  13. 1pt = ? cups
    1pt = 2cups
  14. 1cup = ? mL
    1cup = 250mL
  15. 1qt = ? pt
    1qt = 2pt
  16. gtt
    drop
  17. fluid ounce
    3 with a line through it
  18. mEq
    miliequivalent
  19. IV PB
    intravenous piggyback
  20. SL
    sublingual
  21. ID
    intradermal
  22. GT
    gastrostomy tube
  23. NG
    nasogastric tube
  24. NJ
    nasojejunal tube
  25. p.o.
    • by mouth
    • (per oral)
  26. p.r.
    per rectum
  27. a.c.
    before meals
  28. p.c.
    after meals
  29. b.i.d.
    twice a day
  30. t.i.d.
    three times a day
  31. q.i.d.
    four times a day
  32. before
    a
  33. after
    p
  34. with
    c
  35. without
    s
  36. quantity sufficient
    qs
  37. every
    q
  38. water
    aq
  39. and
    et
  40. night
    noct
  41. manual drip rate equation
    (mL/min) x drop factor = gtt/min
  42. drop factor of volume control set
    60gtt/mL
  43. C to F conversion
    1.8(C) + 32 = F
  44. 6 rights of med administration
    • patient
    • drug
    • dose
    • route
    • time
    • documentation
  45. 0.45% saline is a ________ solution
    hypotonic
  46. 0.9% saline is a ________ solution
    isotonic
  47. Lactated Ringers is a _______ solution
    isotonic
  48. 5% Dextrose in Water is a ________ solution
    isotonic
  49. 5% Dextrose in NS is a _______ solution
    hypertonic
  50. 5% dextrose in LR is a _________ solution
    hypertonic
  51. safe dosage for pediatric med administration
    (mg/kg)(child's weight in kg) = safe dosage

    (mg/kg/dose)(kg) = mg/dose
  52. 1in = ? cm
    1in = 2.5cm
  53. A tuberculin syringe is a _______
    1mL syringe.
  54. Why isn't it safe to exchange packaged droppers?
    Because drop size varies between droppers

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