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Measuring Systems
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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

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