One tablespoonful = 15 ml =
When translating a signa, always use the smallest whole number of
household equivalents possible without mixing teaspoonfuls and tablespoonfuls. This is
done to decrease the possibility of error by the patient in measuring the proper dose.
c. The relationships and conversion factors contained in this lesson are not a
complete description of the avoirdupois and apothecary systems, but are the ones you
will need the most in the pharmacy. Further information may be found in Remington's
Pharmaceutical Sciences and FM 8-260.
Supply the appropriate equivalent as indicated:
______ pt = _____ gal
(a) 16 f
(b) 6 pt
______ qt = _____ f
(c )2 qt
= _____ pt
How many doses are contained in the above prescription?
How many f
iv bottles of Iodine Tincture USP, can be filled from one
quart stock bottle?