# Conversions

Home > Preview

The flashcards below were created by user cbermudez3 on FreezingBlue Flashcards.

1. 30 mL
1 oz
2. 240 mL
8 oz, 1 cup
3. 5 mL
1 tsp
4. 15 mL
1 Tbs, 3 tsp
5. 1 kg
2.2 lbs
6. 1 grain (gr)
60-65 mg
7. 480 grains (gr)
1 oz, 28.35 gm
8. 1 minim (m)
1 drop (gtt), 0.06 ml
9. 15-16 minims (m)
15-16 drops, 1 mL
10. 1 dram (dr)
1 tsp, 5 mL
11. 1/2 oz
1 Tbs, 15 mL
12. 8 oz
1/2 pint, 1 cup, 240 mL
13. 16 oz
1 pint, 2 cups, 480 mL
14. 32 oz
1 quart, 2 pints, 4 cups, 960 mL
15. 128 oz
1 gallon, 4 quarts, 8 pints, 16 cups, 3840 mL
16. mcg-->mg-->g-->kg
Divide by 1000
17. mcg<--mg<--g<--kg
Multiply by 1000
18. 1 kg = 2.2 lbs
lb-->kg
Divide by 2.2
19. lb<--kg
Multiply by 2.2
20. mcL-->mL-->L-->kL

In reverse
Divide by 1000
21. Multiply by 1000
22. If your going from smaller to larger
Divide
23. If your going from laarger to smaller
Multiply
24. gtts
Drops
25. Drop factor
number of drops per volume of IV fluid. Varies depending on the tubing used. Usually measured in gtts/mL
26. Flow rate
Measure of the flow of liquid from an IV. Usually measured in gtts/minute or mL/hour. gtts/minute is used for manually regulating an IV while mL/hour is used when utilizing an electronic IV regulator
27. D
• Dextrose
• example: D5W = 5% dextrose water
28. W
Water
29. S
Saline
30. NS
Normal saline
31. RL or LR
lactated ringer's
32. Fluid Maintenance - necessary amount of fluid per day
• 0-10 kg = 100 mL/kg
• 10-20 kg = 1000 mL + 50mL/each kg over 10 kg
• 20-70 kg = 1500mL + 20mL/each kg over 20 kg
• over 70 kg = 2500 mL (adult requirement)

### Card Set Information

 Author: cbermudez3 ID: 93554 Filename: Conversions Updated: 2011-07-20 22:49:36 Tags: Conversions Folders: Description: Conversions Show Answers:

What would you like to do?

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview