## Glossary of Med Calc Conversions

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- How many grams in a kilogram?
- 1000

- How many milligrams in a gram?
- 1000

- How many micrograms in a milligram?
- 1000

- How many cc's in an ml?
- 1

- How many ml in a cc?
- 1

- How many drops (gtts) are there in a minum?
- 1

- One drop (gtt) is how many minums?
- 1

- How many gtts in an ml?
- 15 or 16

- How many minums in an ml?
- 15 or 16

- How many dr in a teaspoon?
- 1

- How many minums in a gtt?
- 1

- How many gtts in a minum
- 1

- A gtt is a ______.
- drop

- 1 minum = 1 ______.
- 1 minum = 1 drop

- 1 dram (dr) =
- 1 teaspoon

4 ml (adult)

5 ml (pediatric)

- 1 teaspoon (t) =
- 4 ml (adult) or

5 ml (pediatric) or

1 dram

- How many mls in a dram?
- 4 (adult) or 5 (pediatric)

- How many drams in a teaspoon?
- 1

- How many mls in an ounce?
- 30

- How many tablespoons (T) in an ounce?
- 2

- One ounce (oz.) =
- 30 ml or 2 T

- How many mls in a liter?
- 1000

- How many ounces in a liter?
- 32

- How many quarts in a liter?
- 1

- How many mls in a quart?
- 1000

- How many ounces in a quart?
- 32

- How many ounces in a cup?
- 8

- How many mls in a cup?
- 240

- How many ounces in a pint?
- 16

- How many mls in a pint?
- 480

- How many mg in a gr?
- 60

- how many grs in a gram (g)?
- 15

- A gram is how many grains?
- 15

- gr 1/2 = ______ mg.
- 30

- gr 1/6 = ______ mg.
- 10

- gr 1/150 = ______ mg.
- 0.4

- gr 1/300 = ______ mg.
- 0.2

- gtt is the abbreviation for...
- drop

- a cursive letter Z is the abbreviation for...
- ounce or dram

- oz is the abbreviation for...
- ounce

- dr is the abbreviation for...
- dram

- mcg is the abbreviation for...
- microgram (1000th of a milligram)

- SS is the abbreviation for...
- 1/2

- g is the abbreviation for...
- gram

- gr is the abbreviation for...
- grain

- How many pounds is 1 kg?
- 2.2

- In medication calculations, carry all answers to _______ (what decimal place?)
- tenths

- For drop or microdrop answers, round to _________.
- a whole number (you can't have half a drop).

- What two drugs are always rounded to hundredths?
- Insulin and Heparin

- For ml/hr, round to ________.
- a whole number

- Do not round pediatric calculations to tenths. Carry pediatric answers to hundredths and _____________.
- drop (do not round) after two decimal places.

Example: 78.6799 = 78.67

- Do not round until _________.
- the final answer has been obtained.

- What are the four exceptions to the First Rule of Rounding (carry all answers to tenths)?
- 1. Pediatric

2. Drop & Microdrop

3. ml/hr

4. Insulin & Heparin