# Pharmoncology

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HS 140 Week 3 Assignment
Name:Jessica Fetterhoff

PART 1: MEASUREMENT SYSTEMS AND THEIR EQUIVALENTS
Each question is worth 2 points for a total of 30 points.

Determine the correct metric length
1.10 cm = ¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬__100_______mm
2.1800 cm = ¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬___18______m
3.0.04 m = ¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬_____4____ cm

Determine the correct metric volume
4.300 mL = ¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬_____0.3____ L
5.8.01 L = ¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬______8010___ mL

Determine the correct metric weight
6.0.3 mg = ¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬____300_____ mcg
7.60 mg = ¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬______0.06___ g
8.0.005 g = ¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬____5_____ mg
9.32 g = ¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬_____0.032____ kg
10.100 mg = ¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬____0.1_____ g
11.7 g = ¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬_______7000_ mg
12.1200 mg = ¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬____1.2_____ g

Determine the correct household measurement
13.3 tbs = _____9_____ tsp
14.2 pt = _____32____ oz
15.7 tsp = ¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬____2 and 1/3_____ tbsp

PART 2: PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS
Each question is worth 3 points for a total of 15 points.

1.A medication comes in 0.5 g or 500 mg strengths. Explain which medication is weaker (smaller strength). Both of the medications are the same strength.

2. An incision measured 33 mm. How many centimeters is this? 3.3 centimeters.

3.A patient drank 1250 mL of water. How many liters is this? 1.25 liters

4. A syringe contains 0.5 mL of sterile water. How many cubic centimeters does the syringe contain? 0.5 cc

5.The directions on a cough syrup are “take two tablespoons.” How many teaspoons are equivalent to two tablespoons? 6 teaspoon

PART 3: PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS
What is the difference between a prescription and a medication order? (5 points) A prescription is a written order for dispensing or administering medications usually by a physician, dentist, or other licensed health care providered as allowd by law. A medication order is a written or verbal (oral) order for administration of a medication in a health care setting.

Write a prescription for one...