Conversion Factors for Volume

 Conversion Factors for Volume

D.1

Equality:                               1 L  =  _________________ mL

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Conversion factors:                   &

 

D.2

Volume in milliliters of one quart          _____________________ mL

Equality:                   1 qt. = _________________ mL

 

Conversion factors:                           &

Questions and Problems       (show complete setups.)

Q.5      A patient received 825 mL of fluid in one day.  What is that volume in liters?

 

 

 

Q.6      How many liters of plasma are present in 8.5 pints? (1 qt. = 2 pt.)

 

 

Conversion Factors for Mass

E.1      Grams and pounds

Name of commercial product       _________________________________________

Mass in grams listed on label                  ___________________________________

Weight in lb. or oz. given on label          ___________________________________

Weight in lb. (convert oz. to lb. if needed)        _____________________________

 

=             =         _____________ g/lb.

 

How does the experimental factor compare to the standard value of 454 g/lb.?

 

 

E.2      Pounds and kilograms

Mass in kilograms (from label)    ______________________________________

Weight in lb.            _____________________________________

 

=               =      ____________ lb./kg

 

How does the experimental factor compare to the standard value of 2.20 lb./kg?

 

 

Questions and Problems

Q.7      An infant has a mass of 3.40 kg.  What is the weight of the infant in pounds?