CONVERSION OF UNITS

oz (946 ml) 1 gallon = 128 fl.54 cm 1 meter = 39.oz (473 ml) 1 quart = 32 fl.oz (3785 ml) 1 gallon.57 ml 1 pint = 16 fl.37 in Volume 1 fluidounce = 29. UK = 4545 ml Weight 1 ounce = 437.5 grains 1 pound = 16 ounce .Avoirdupois’ Useful Equivalents Length 1 inch = 2.

Apothecaries’ Useful Equivalents Volume 1 fluidrachm/fluidram = 60 minims 1 fluidounce = 8 fl.dr (480 minims) 1 pint = 16 fl.oz 1 quart = 2 pints 1 gallon = 4 quarts Weight 1 scruple = 20 grains 1 dram = 3 scruples 1 oz = 8 dram 1 pound = 12 oz .

DOSE FORMULAS .

Young’s Rule. based on age Dose of Child = Age Age + 12 X Adult dose Cowling’s Rule Age at next birthday (in yrs.) . based on weight Dose of = Child Weight (in lbs.) X Adult dose 150 (average weight of adult in lbs.) X Adult dose Dose of XAdultdose Child = 24 Fried’s Rule for infants Dose for = Infants Age (in months) X Adultdose 150 Clark’s Rule.

73 m2 Patient’s BSA (m2) = √ Patient’s height (cm) X Patient’s weight (kg) 3600 .Dose Based on Body Weight Patient’s = Patient’s Weight (kg) X Drug dose (mg) Dose (mg) 1 (kg) Dose Based on Body Surface Area Patient’s Patient’s BSA (m2) X Drug Dose (mg) Dose (mg) = 1.

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