# Mat109

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1. gr
grain

weight

apothecary
2. ounce

weight

apothecary
3. dr
dram

weight

apothecary
4. m, min
minim

volume

apothecary
5. ℥ , f ℥
ounce, fluid ounce

volume

apothecary
6. pt
pint

volume

apothecary & household
7. qt
quart

volume

apothecary & household
8. gal
gallon

volume

apothecary & household
9. 1 dram=
4 mL
10. 16 ounces=
1 pint

apothecary & household
11. 2 pints=
1 quart
12. 4 quarts=
1 gallon
13. gr xv=
15 grains
14. gr ss =
1/2 grain
15. gr 1/4 =
1/4 grain
16. dram i -
(sym)
1 dram
17. apothecary weight=
grain
18. apothecary volume=
minim
19. convert dram 5 to mL
• (5 drams)(4 mL) = 20 mL
• 1 (1 dram)
20. metric
length
weight
volume
• meter- m
• gram- g
• liter- L
21. kilo
• k
• 1000 times
22. hecto
• h
• 100 times
23. deka
• da
• 10 times
24. deci
• d
• 1/10 of
25. centi
• c
• 1/100
26. milli
• m
• 1/1000
27. micro
• mc
• 1/1,ooo,ooo
28. Metric rules
#'s involving part of a unit are written as decimals (not fractions)
29. Apothecary rules
• -measures are approximate
• -roman & Arabic symbols both used
• -use fractions, not decimals
• -use arabic # for fraction except ss
• -write quanity after abbreviation
30. metric measures
• kg - g - mg - mcg - - L - mL
• <largest---------smallest>
• <--divide by 1000 or move decimal <000.
• --->x by 1000 or move decimal .000>
31. drops
gtt

household
32. teaspoon
tsp or t

household
33. tablespoon
Tbs, Tbsp, tbsp, T

household
34. 60 gtt=
1 tsp
35. 3 tsp=
1 Tbsp
36. 2 Tbsp=
1 oz
37. 8 oz=
1 measuring cup
38. 16 oz=
1 pt
39. 2 pt=
1 qt
40. 4 qt=
1 gal
41. household system
• -same units for liquids & dry quantities
• -amounts written in Arabic numeral & fractions (no decimals)
• -# before abreviations
42. 60 mg= ? apothecary
gr i
43. 0.4 mg= ? apothecary
gr 1/150
44. 100 mg = ? apothecary
gr iss
45. 1 g = ? apothecary
gr xv
46. 30 g = ? apothecary
? household
• oz i
• 1 oz
47. m i = ? household
1 gtt
48. 1 mL = ? apothecary
household
• m xv or xvi
• 15 or 16 gtt
49. 4 mL = ? apothecary
dr i
50. 5 mL = ? household
1 tsp
51. 30 mL = ? apothecary
household
• oz i
• 1 oz
52. 240 mL = ? apothecary
household
• oz viii
• 1 cup
53. 500 mL = ? apoth
house
• pt i
• 1 pt
54. 1000 mL = ? apoth
house
• qt i
• 1 qt
55. 1 kg = ? household
2.2 lb
56. 2.5 cm = ? household
1 in
57. b.i.d
twice a day
58. c (with line over)
with
59. cap, caps
capsule
60. DS
double strength
61. gtt
drop
62. h, hr
hour
63. h.s.
hour of sleep, at bedtime
64. I.M.
intramuscular
65. I.V.
intravenous
66. n.p.o., NPO
nothing by mouth
67. NS, N/S
normal saline
68. p.o.
by or through mouth
69. p.r.n.
as needed, as necessary
70. q.
every, each
71. q.a.m.
every morning
72. q.d.
every day
73. q.h.
every hour
74. q2h, q4h
every two hours, every four hours
75. q.i.d.
four times a day
76. q.o.d., qod
every other day
77. ss
one half
78. subcu, subq, sq
subcutaneous
79. sl, SL
sublingual
80. stat, STAT
immediately, at once
81. susp
suspension
82. tab
tablet
83. t.i.d.
three times a day
84. Formula to change Farenheit to Celcius
oF=1.8(0C)+32
85. Formula to convert celcius to farenheit
0C= 0F-32/1.8
86. Medication Rights
• right client
• right medication
• right dosage
• right route
• right time
• right documentation
 Author: Alicia0478 ID: 61204 Card Set: Mat109 Updated: 2011-01-28 04:30:10 Tags: Chpt Folders: Description: Measuring Systems Show Answers: