# Dosage Calculations 9.9

 micro = one millionth0.000001 or 1/1,000,000 of the base unit milli = one thousandth0.001 or 1/1,000 of th base unit centi= one hundredth0.01 or 1/100 of the base unit deci= one tenth0.10 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? King Henry Died From(base) Disease Called Mumps 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 mL means millileter mm means millimeter 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? mEQmilliequivilent The ______ is used to describe to potency of vitamins international unit 1 unit =___milliunits 1,000 Authorjoannab921 ID169795 Card SetDosage Calculations 9.9 Descriptionfor test 2 Updated2012-09-09T15:52:59Z Show Answers