# Intro Pharm Ch 3

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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)
 Author: cswett ID: 90905 Card Set: Intro Pharm Ch 3 Updated: 2011-06-17T17:59:42Z Folders: Description: Med Math Ch 3 Metric terms & conversions Show Answers: