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Pharmacology Ch 6-8


Prefix for weight in metric system Kilo
What numbers are used in the metric system decimals
Premature babies are weighed how grams
The Oldest measurement system for calculating drug orders, for indicating drug mass or volume Apothecary system
Household measurement Ounces and Quart
Most consumers use what type of system to measure medicine household system
What is measured in units heparin, insulin, pencillin G, Vit A, D & E
Basic unit of volume in metric liters
measurement system for medicines dram, minim, drops, ounces and etc...
Decimal of mL to a liter .001
Worldwide measurement system metric
Drugs that derive from animal sources are measured how units
Cubic centimeter is the same as __________ of a unit 0.001
1 meter is ? inches 1 meter = 39.37 inches
gtt is the same thing as ? drop
2.5 cm = ? inches 1 inch
Standard metric measurement for length meters
Metric system uses _____________ #'s and _______________. arabic #'s and decimals
How many centimeters is a 3" scar 7.5
1 meter = ? millimeters 1m = 1000mm
1 meter = ? centimeters 1m = 100 cm
1 centimeter = ? millimeters 1 cm = 10 mm
1 L = ? onces 32
1 L = ? mL 1000
1 L = ? cc 1000
1 L = ? quart 1 qt
1 mg = ? grams .oo1 grams
1 drop (gtt) of water = ? minims 1 minim
60 minims = ? fluid drams 1 dram
equal to weight of 1 grain of wheat or rice 1 grain
International Units can also be measured as United States Pharmacopoeia (USP) units
Measured according to strength and desired effect heparin, insulin, penecillin G, vitamins A, D. E
Amount of solute contained in a liquid, solid, or semisolid vehicle Milliequivalents
milliequivalent per liter liquid
milliequivalent per milliliter liquid
milliequivalent per tablet solid
milliequivalent per hour semisolid
Conversions that are approximately equal may differ by as much as ___% 10%
Normal body temperature in Celcius 37
Water boils at _____C & _______F 100 C & 212 F
In the metric system temperature is measured in the _______ scale celsius
1 pint = ______ mL 500 mL
gr 1/4 = ? mg 15 mg
gr 1/2 = ? mg 30 mg
gr 3/4 = ? mg 45 mg
gr 1 = ? mg 60 mg
1 ft = 12 in = ______ cm 30
1 yrd = ______ cm 90
100 cm = 1 meter = ______ inches? 39.4 or 39 4/10
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