What is the calculation to convert mg's to ml's? For example: Solumedrol comes as 120mg/ml. How many ml will you need to give the patient weighing 85lbs and the order is 20mg IV q 12 hr?
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Re: Converting mg to ml
Originally posted by UnregisteredWhat is the calculation to convert mg's to ml's? For example: Solumedrol comes as 120mg/ml. How many ml will you need to give the patient weighing 85lbs and the order is 20mg IV q 12 hr?
Sometimes dosing is milligrams per kilogram of body weight, in which case you'd have to calculate the correct dose, but here you are told 20 mg (or perhaps I don't fully understand the notation.)
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