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U
unit (insulin)
What are the two common units in the apothecary system?
ounce & grain
mU
milliunit (rare)
mEq
milliequivalent (electrolytes)
Kings have diamonds, diamonds cost money. What does this sentence stand for?
kilo-, hecto-, deca-, deci-, centi-, milli-
What are the three most common measurement prefixes in pharmacy?
kilo, milli, micro
IU
international units
What are the metric base units?
gram, liter, meter
How do you label apothecary units?
The units come before the number.

ex. gr 12 = 12 grains
gr 1 = ___ mg
64.8 mg
1 tsp = ___ mL
5 mL
1 pt = ___ mL
473 mL
1 fl. oz. = ___ mL
30 mL
1 kg = ___ lb.
2.2 lb.
1 tbsp = ___ mL
15 mL
1 g = ___ mg
1000 mg
1 mg = ___ mcg
1000 mcg
1 kg = ___ g
1000 g
To go from a larger to small number, multiply by _________.
1 /1000
3 tsp = ___ tbsp
1 tbsp
2.2 lb. = ___ kg
1 kg
2 tbsp = ___ fl. oz.
1 fl. oz.
To go from a smaller to larger unit, multiply by _________.
1000 / 1
1 fl. oz. = ___ tbsp
2 tbsp
473 mL = ___ pt
1 pt
The formula to convert Fahrenheit to Celsius is ____________.
The formula to convert Fahrenheit to Celsius is ____________.
g/g measures ...

A) Weight/Weight
B) Weight/Volume
C) Volume/Volume
A) Weight/Weight
g/mL measures ...

A) Weight/Weight
B) Weight/Volume
C) Volume/Volume
B) Weight/Volume
mL/mL measures ...

A) Weight/Weight
B) Weight/Volume
C) Volume/Volume
C) Volume/Volume
What is the micro drip rate?
60 gtts/mL
What is the macro drip rate?
15 gtts/mL
How many units of insulin are in 1 mL?
100 U / mL
1 mL = ___ gtts
15 gtts
15 gtts = ___ mL
1 mL
What is the formula for powder volume?
Final Volume - Diluent