Rounding_Rules_for_Drug_Calculations_for_Adults

Rounding_Rules_for_Drug_Calculations_for_Adults - than 1 cc...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Adelphi University Professor Gallagher Rounding Rules for Drug Calculations for Adults IV DRIP RATES: Round to whole numbers 13.3 gtts/min = 13 gtts/min 80.5 cc/hr = 81 cc/hr INJECTABLE MEDICATIONS: Round to the nearest tenth for any volume over 1 cc 1.75 cc = 1.8 cc Round to the nearest hundredth for any volume less
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: than 1 cc 0.666 cc = 0.67 cc ORAL SOLUTIONS: Round to the nearest whole number for any volume over 10 ml 12.7 cc = 13 cc Round to the nearest tenth for any volume less than 10 ml 8.72 cc = 8.7 cc POUNDS TO KILOGRAMS: Always round kg to the nearest tenth 74 lbs = 33.63 kg = 33.6kg...
View Full Document

Ask a homework question - tutors are online