# Shared Flashcard Set

## Details

Conversions and other quick tips
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Veterinary Medicine
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03/26/2015

Term
 Metric Volume1L (liter) = ______ mL1cc = __ mL
Definition
 1000 ml1ml
Term
 Metric Length1km = ____m1cm = ____ mm1m = ____ cm1mm = _____µ (microns)
Definition
 1km = 1000m1cm = 10mm1m = 100cm1mm = 1000µ
Term
 Metric Mass1kg = __g1g = __mg1mg = __ug (micrograms)1mm = __µ (microns)1hg (hectogram) = __g1dg (dekagram) = __g
Definition
 1kg = 1000g1g = 1000mg1mg = 1000µg (micrograms)1mm = 1000u (microns)1dg (dekagram) = 10g
Term
 Partial list of common conversions1m = ___ft or __in1in = ___cm1lb = __g1kg = __lb1oz = __g1L = __qt
Definition
 1m = 3.28ft or 39.37in1in = 2.54cm1lb = 453.6g1kg= 2.2lb1oz = 28.3g1L= 1.06qt
Term
 Approx Conversions15-16gtt (drops) = _mL1 glassful (8oz) = __mL1tsp = __mL1T = __mL
Definition
 15 - 16 gtt (drops) = 1 mL1 glassful (8oz) = 236mL1tsp = 5mL1T = 15mL
Term
 Pharmacologic abbreviationsccG or ggttssmcg or µgmgmLgalptT or TbsU or umEqLgrqttsp or tozfl.oz
Definition
 cc = cubic cmG or g = gramgtt = dropss = one-halfmcg or µg = microgrammg = milligrammL = millilitersgal = gallonpt = pintT or Tbs = tablespoonU or u = unitmEq = millequivalentL = litergr = grainqt = quarttsp or t = teaspoonoz = ounce (wt)fl. oz = fluid ounce
Term
 Dosage Forms for DrugsCapElixLALiqsolSpSuspsyrTabTinct or trung or ointSupp
Definition
 Cap = capsuleElix = elixerLA = long actingLiq = liquidsol = solutionSp = spiritsSusp = suspensionsyr = syrupTab = tabletTinct or tr = tinctureung or oint = ointmentsupp = suppository
Term
 Routes of Drug AdministrationADAUITIVPBL or SODPO or poSC or SQASIMIVNGTOSOUD or R or PRSL or sl
Definition
 AD = right earAU = each ear/both earsIT = intrathecal OR intratrachealIVPB = IV piggybackL or S = leftOD = right eyePO or po = by mouthSC or SQ = subqAS = left earIM = intramuscularIV = intravenousNGT = nasogastric tubeOS = left eyeOU = each eyeD or R or PR = rughtSL or sl = sublingual
Term
Definition
 ac = before mealsad lib = as desiredbid = twice dayhs = at bedtimepc = after mealsprn = as neededSTAT = immedASAP = as soon as possibleqh = every hrq#h = every # hrsqid = 4 x dayqn = every nightqod = every other dayqd or QD = everydaysid = 1xdaytid = 3xday
Term
 Measurements in PharmacologyHousehold System60gtt = _tsp2T or Tbs = _oz16 oz (2cups) = _ pt (pint)4qt = _gal1T or Tbs = __mL1c = __ mL1qt = __mL3tsp = _T or Tbs8 oz = _c2pt = _qt1tsp = _mL2 T or Tbs = 30 mL1 pt = __mL1gal = __mL
Definition
 60gtt = 1 tsp2T or Tbs = 1 oz16 oz (2c) = 1 pt4qt = 1 gal1 T or Tbs = 15 mL1c = 240 mL1qt = 960mL (~1000mL)3 tsp = 1 T or Tbs8oz = 1c2pt = 1qt1tsp = 5mL2T or Tbs = 30 mL1pt = 480mL1 gal = 3840mL (~4000mL)
Term
 To convert from grains to grams....
Definition
 to convert from grains to grams multiply by 0.065Ex: 16gr x 0.065g/gr = 1 g
Term
 6 R of pharmacology
Definition
 Right DRUGRight PATIENTRight DOSERight ROUTERight TIMERight DOCUMENTATION
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