# Mat109

 gr grain weight apothecary ℥ ounce weight apothecary dr dram weight apothecary m, min minim volume apothecary ℥ , f ℥ ounce, fluid ounce volume apothecary pt pint volume apothecary & household qt quart volume apothecary & household gal gallon volume apothecary & household 1 dram= 4 mL 16 ounces= 1 pint apothecary & household 2 pints= 1 quart 4 quarts= 1 gallon gr xv= 15 grains gr ss = 1/2 grain gr 1/4 = 1/4 grain dram i - (sym) 1 dram apothecary weight= grain apothecary volume= minim convert dram 5 to mL (5 drams)(4 mL) = 20 mL1 (1 dram) metric length weight volume meter- mgram- gliter- L kilo k1000 times hecto h100 times deka da10 times deci d1/10 of centi c1/100 milli m1/1000 micro mc1/1,ooo,ooo Metric rules #'s involving part of a unit are written as decimals (not fractions) Apothecary rules -measures are approximate-roman & Arabic symbols both used-use fractions, not decimals-use arabic # for fraction except ss-write quanity after abbreviation metric measures kg - g - mg - mcg - - L - mL<--divide by 1000 or move decimal <000.--->x by 1000 or move decimal .000> drops gtt household teaspoon tsp or t household tablespoon Tbs, Tbsp, tbsp, T household 60 gtt= 1 tsp 3 tsp= 1 Tbsp 2 Tbsp= 1 oz 8 oz= 1 measuring cup 16 oz= 1 pt 2 pt= 1 qt 4 qt= 1 gal household system -same units for liquids & dry quantities-amounts written in Arabic numeral & fractions (no decimals)-# before abreviations 60 mg= ? apothecary gr i 0.4 mg= ? apothecary gr 1/150 100 mg = ? apothecary gr iss 1 g = ? apothecary gr xv 30 g = ? apothecary ? household oz i1 oz m i = ? household 1 gtt 1 mL = ? apothecary household m xv or xvi15 or 16 gtt 4 mL = ? apothecary dr i 5 mL = ? household 1 tsp 30 mL = ? apothecary household oz i1 oz 240 mL = ? apothecary household oz viii1 cup 500 mL = ? apoth house pt i1 pt 1000 mL = ? apoth house qt i1 qt 1 kg = ? household 2.2 lb 2.5 cm = ? household 1 in b.i.d twice a day c (with line over) with cap, caps capsule DS double strength gtt drop h, hr hour h.s. hour of sleep, at bedtime I.M. intramuscular I.V. intravenous n.p.o., NPO nothing by mouth NS, N/S normal saline p.o. by or through mouth p.r.n. as needed, as necessary q. every, each q.a.m. every morning q.d. every day q.h. every hour q2h, q4h every two hours, every four hours q.i.d. four times a day q.o.d., qod every other day ss one half subcu, subq, sq subcutaneous sl, SL sublingual stat, STAT immediately, at once susp suspension tab tablet t.i.d. three times a day Formula to change Farenheit to Celcius oF=1.8(0C)+32 Formula to convert celcius to farenheit 0C= 0F-32/1.8 Medication Rights right clientright medicationright dosageright routeright timeright documentation AuthorAlicia0478 ID61204 Card SetMat109 DescriptionMeasuring Systems Updated2011-01-28T04:30:10Z Show Answers