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Flashcards in Dosing Calculations Deck (3):
1

What does 1% mean when referring to drugs?

1g of solute in 100ml of solution

2

How do you change the dosage when changing from oral morphine to IM/IV/SQ morphine?

Halve the dose

3

If you are giving a patient 10mg of oromorph, what's the equivalent dose in codeine?

10x more --> 100mg