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# Dosage 6-9

### Calculate with confidence

Killo 1,000
Centi 0.01 or one hundredth part of
Milli 0.001 or one thousandth part of
Micro 0.000001 or one millionth part of
Abbreviation of gram g
Abbreviation of microgram mcg
Abbreviation of milligram mg
Abbreviation of kilogram kg
Abbreviation of liter L
Abbreviation of milliliter mL
What is normally used to measure weight Grams
What is used to measure volume Litter
What is used to measure length Meter
To convert a smaller unit to a larger unit what do you do You move the decimal point 3 places to the left or divide
To convert a larger to smaller unit what do you do Move the decimal point 3 places to the right or multiply
Teaspoon t (tsp) is equal to 5mL
Tablespoon T (tbs) 1 tbs=3 tsp=15mL
Ounce (fluid) oz 1oz=2tbs=30mL
Cup C 1C=8oz=240mL
Pint pt 1pt=2C(16oz)=500mL
Quart qt 1qt=4C=2pt=32oz=1000mL
Pound lb 1 lb=16oz 2.2 lb=1kg (1,000 g)
Units Express the amount of medication present in 1 mL of solution and are specific to medications for which they are used. Ex. Insulin, penicillin, and heparin
International unit Represents a unit of potency used to measure things such as vitiamins and chemicals
Milliequivalents mEq are used to measure electrolytes and the ionic activity of a medication. 1/1,000 Ex. Calcium, sodium, and magnesium
What is freezing of water in Fahrenheit 32*F
What is freezing point of water in Celsius 0*C
What is the boiling point of F 212*F
How to convert from C to F (*C)1.8+32
How to convert from F to C (*F-32)/1.8
Centimeter 1cm=10mm
Inch 1in=2.54cm
To convert kg to pounds Multiply 2.2 and answer is expressed to nearest tenth unless told other
How to convert military time am Just omit colon and am and ensure it is a 4-digit number. Add 0 at beginning as needed
How to convert military time pm Omit the colon and pm and add 1200 to time
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