Intro Pharm Ch 3
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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
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
℥
Apothecary ounce - liquid measure
slighly more than a household ounce
one ounce = 32 mL
i℥ = 32 mL
ℨ
Dram - liquid measure
1 Dram = 4 mL
ℨi = 4 mL
ss
one half (apothecary)
DO NOT USE
V
5
X
10
L
50
C
100
gr XV
15 gr = 1000 mg = 1 g
(know this - math dosent work out 15x 60 = 900)
500 mg = ? gr
gr vii ss (7.5 grains)
gr iii
3 gr = 200 mg
gr i ss
1. 5 gr = 100 mg
1 oz = ? dr
1 oz = ? ml
1 oz = 8 dr
1 oz = 30 mL
1 apothecary oz (℥)= 32 mL
5 mL = ? tsp
1 tsp
15 mL = ? tbsp = ? fl oz = ? drams
15 mL = 1 tbsp = 1/2 fl oz = 4 drams
30 mL = ? tbsp = ? fl oz = ? drams
30 mL = 2 tbsp = 1 fl oz = 8 drams
500 mL = ? pint
500 mL = 1 pint = 1/2 quart
1000 mL =
1000 mL = 1L = 1 quart = 2 pints
C to F
F = (C x 9/5) + 32
F to C
C = (F-32) x 5/9
mEq or meq
milliquivalent (used to measure the amount of solute per liter)
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Intro Pharm Ch 3
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2011-06-17 17:59:42
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Med Math Ch 3 Metric terms & conversions
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