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** Measurement Conversion Table **

Measurement Converstion

Metric System Equivalents
1 gram (g) = 1000 milligrams (mg)
1000 grams = 1 kilogram (kg)
.001 milligram = 1 microgram (mcg)
1 liter (L) = 1000 milliliters (ml)
1 milliliter = 1 cubic centimeter (cc)
1 meter = 100 centimeters (cm)
1 meter = 1000 millimeters (mm)

Conversion Equivalents
Volume
1 milliliter = 15 minims (M) = 15 drops (gtt)
5 milliliters = 1 fluidram = 1 teaspoon (tsp)
15 milliliters = 4 fluidrams = 1 tablespoon (T)
30 milliliters = 1 ounce (oz) = 2 tablespoons
500 milliliters = 1 pint (pt)
1000 milliliters = 1 quart (qt)

Weight
1 kilogram = 2.2 pound (lb)
1 gram (g) = 1000 milligrams = 15 grains (gr)
0.6 gram = 600 milligrams = 10 grains
0.5 gram = 500 milligrams = 7.5 grains
0.3 gram = 300 milligrams = 5 grains
0.06 gram = 60 milligrams = 1 grain

Length
2.5 centimeters = 1 inch

Centigrade/Fahrenheit Conversions
C = (F - 32) X 5/9
F = (C X 9/5) + 32

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Quiring C, Sanoski CA, Vallerand AH. ** Measurement Conversion Table ** . Davis's Drug Guide. 16th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2019. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Drug-Guide/50999/all/___Measurement_Conversion_Table___. Accessed April 23, 2019.
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