Intro Pharm Ch 3

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Intro Pharm Ch 3
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2011-06-17 13:59:42
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Med Math Ch 3 Metric terms & conversions
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  1. g or gm
    mg
    kg
    mcg
    • gram
    • milligram
    • kilogram
    • micogram

    g> mg> mcg


    • 1g = 1000mg
    • 1000g= 1kg
    • 1 mg = 1000 mcg
    • 1 g = 10,000 mcg
  2. metric converson
    large to small (g to mg) - multiply by 1000 - move decimal place to the RIGHT

    small to large (mg to g) - divide by 1000- move decimal place to the LEFT
  3. Apothecary ounce - liquid measure

    slighly more than a household ounce

    • one ounce = 32 mL
    • i℥ = 32 mL
  4. Dram - liquid measure

    • 1 Dram = 4 mL
    • ℨi = 4 mL
  5. ss
    one half (apothecary)

    DO NOT USE
  6. V
    5
  7. X
    10
  8. L
    50
  9. C
    100
  10. gr XV
    • 15 gr = 1000 mg = 1 g
    • (know this - math dosent work out 15x 60 = 900)
  11. 500 mg = ? gr
    gr vii ss (7.5 grains)
  12. gr iii
    3 gr = 200 mg
  13. gr i ss
    1. 5 gr = 100 mg
  14. 1 oz = ? dr
    1 oz = ? ml
    • 1 oz = 8 dr
    • 1 oz = 30 mL
    • 1 apothecary oz (℥)= 32 mL
  15. 5 mL = ? tsp
    1 tsp
  16. 15 mL = ? tbsp = ? fl oz = ? drams
    15 mL = 1 tbsp = 1/2 fl oz = 4 drams
  17. 30 mL = ? tbsp = ? fl oz = ? drams
    30 mL = 2 tbsp = 1 fl oz = 8 drams
  18. 500 mL = ? pint
    500 mL = 1 pint = 1/2 quart
  19. 1000 mL =
    1000 mL = 1L = 1 quart = 2 pints
  20. C to F
    F = (C x 9/5) + 32
  21. F to C
    C = (F-32) x 5/9
  22. mEq or meq
    milliquivalent (used to measure the amount of solute per liter)

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