dosage calculation

  1. dosage formula
    d/h x v =A

    desired over on hand times vehicle equals amount calcultaed
  2. how to calculate body weight
    • 1- convert lbs to kgs ( lbs divided 2.2)= kilograms
    • 2. drug dose x body weight= pt dose per day
    • 3 follow basic formula
  3. 1 fluid ounce =
    2 tablespoons
  4. 1 tablespoon =
    15 milliliters or 3 teaspoons
  5. 1 teaspoon=
    5 milliliters
  6. 1 cup=
    240 ml or 8 fluid ounces
  7. 1 gram =
    60 milligrams
  8. 1 oz
    30ml
  9. how do you convert fahrenheit to celsius
    f=c 9/5 + 32
  10. how to convert celsius to fahrenheit
    c=f-32 x 5/9
  11. qd
    daily
  12. od
    everyday
  13. qod
    every other day
  14. u
    unit
  15. iu
    international unit
  16. ms mso4
    morphine sulfate
  17. mgs4
    magnesium sulfate
  18. rule for .5 mg
    use zero before a decimal point when the dose is less than a whole number
  19. rule for 1.0 mg
    do not use a decimal point or zero after a whole number
  20. OD
    right eye
  21. OS
    left eye
  22. OU
    both eyes
  23. HS
    bedtime
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dosage calculation
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dosage calculation
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