
micro =
 one millionth
 0.000001 or 1/1,000,000 of the base unit

milli =
 one thousandth
 0.001 or 1/1,000 of th base unit

centi=
 one hundredth
 0.01 or 1/100 of the base unit

deci=
 one tenth
 0.10 or 1/10 the base unit

kilo=
one thousand (1,000 times the base unit)

what are the metric units used in health care in order from largest to smallest?
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Kilo, Heco, Deca (base) deci, centi, milli

How many millileters equals a liter?
A thousand

1 kilo gram equals how many grams?
a thousand

What is the abbreviation for drop?
gtt

how many teaspoons in a tablespoon
3

How many tablespoons in 1 fluid ounce
2

The unit used to measure the concentraiton of serum electrolytes, such as calcium, magnesium, potassium, and sodium is the ______________ and it is abbreviated ___
Metric Equivalent...mEQ

Drugs such as heparin and insulin are measurd in ____
units

mg is the abbreviation for what
milligrain

mcg is the abbreviation for
micrograin

mEQ means
milliequivalent



In the apothacary system what does ss mean
1/2

how many pints equals a quart
2

how many cups equals a quart?
4

2 cups equals how many pints?
1

32 fluid ounces equals how many quarts?
1

32 fluid ounces equals how many pints?
2

The ____ is the unit of measurement used when referring to the concentrationof serum electrolytes?

The ______ is used to describe to potency of vitamins
international unit

1 unit =___milliunits
1,000

