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Nursing Math: Dosage and Calculations

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Nursing Math: Dosage and Calculations | Registered Nurse (RN) School Study Aid

6 Picmonics to Learn | 10 mins
Metric System
Kilogram (kg)
Gram (g/gm)
Milligram (mg)
Microgram (mcg)
Liter (L)
Milliliter (mL)
Meter (m)
Larger to Smaller: Multiply
Smaller to Larger: Divide
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3 mins
Conversions: Temperature
0° C = 32° F
How to Convert Celsius to Fahrenheit
°C x 1.8 + 32 = °F
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1 min
Conversions: Weight
1000 mcg = 1 mg
1000 mg = 1 g
1000 g = 1 kg
2.2 lb = 1 kg
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1 min
Conversions: Volume
1 mL = 1 cc
5 mL = 1 Tsp
15 mL = 1 Tbsp
30 mL = 1 oz
1000 mL = 1L
2 Tbsp = 1 oz
8 oz = 1 Cup
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2 mins
Conversions: Pounds and Kilograms
2.2 lb (pounds)
1 kg (kilogram)
Know Your Own Weight
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37 secs
Ratio and Proportion
Two Numbers Separated by a Colon
Colon Indicates Division
Equation with Two Equal Ratios
Double Colons Indicates Equal Sign
Calculating the Dose
Set up the Proportion
Cross-Multiply Means and Extremes
Divide Both Sides by the Number Before Unknown Variable
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3 mins

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