Chapter 09: Additional Conversions Useful in the Health Care Setting

MULTIPLE CHOICE

1. In international time, 4:08 PM is:

a. 0408 hours. c. 1608 hours.

b. 1508 hours. d. 1708 hours.

ANS: C PTS: 1 MSC: General

2. In traditional time, 0518 is:

a. 5:18 AM. b. 5:18 PM.

ANS: A PTS: 1 MSC: General

COMPLETION

1. Directions: Write the equivalent indicated.

1 kg = _____ lb

ANS: 2.2

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2. Directions: Write the equivalent indicated.

1 cm = _____ mm

ANS: 10

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3. Directions: Write the equivalent indicated.

1 inch = _____ cm

ANS: 2.5

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4. Directions: Write the equivalent indicated.

16 oz = _____ lb

ANS: 1

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5. Directions: Write the equivalent indicated.

40.5 cm ______ mm

ANS: 405 mm

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6. Directions: Convert the following temperature as indicated.

18° C = _____ ° F

ANS: 64.4

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7. Directions: Convert the following temperature as indicated.

39° C = _____ ° F

ANS: 102.2

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8. Directions: Convert the following temperature as indicated.

102° F = _____ ° C

ANS: 38.9

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9. Directions: Convert the following temperature as indicated.

212° F = _____ ° C

ANS: 100

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10. Directions: Convert the following temperature as indicated.

Store medication within a temperature range of 36° F and 41° F. ______ ° C

ANS: 2.2° C and 5° C

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11. Directions: Convert the following temperature as indicated.

12.8° C = _____ ° F

ANS: 55° F

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12. Directions: Convert the following temperature as indicated.

82.8° F = ______ ° C

ANS: 28.2° C

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13. Directions: Convert the following weight as indicated. Round weight to the nearest tenth.

8 lb, 12.2 oz = _____ kg

ANS: 4

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14. Directions: Convert the following weight as indicated. Round weight to the nearest tenth.

9 lb, 9 oz = _____ kg

ANS: 4.4

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15. Directions: Convert the following weight as indicated. Round weight to the nearest tenth.

134 lb = _____ kg

ANS: 60.9

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16. Directions: Convert the following weight as indicated. Round weight to the nearest tenth.

6.4 lb = _____ kg

ANS: 2.9

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17. Directions: Convert the following weight as indicated. Round weight to the nearest tenth.

7.6 kg = _____ lb

ANS: 16.7

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18. Directions: Convert the following weight as indicated. Round weight to the nearest tenth.

63 kg = _____ lb

ANS: 138.6

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19. Directions: Convert the following weight as indicated. Round weight to the nearest tenth.

18 lb, 12 oz = _____ kg

ANS: 8.5

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20. Directions: Convert the following weight as indicated. Round weight to the nearest tenth.

41 lb, 2 oz = _____ kg

ANS: 18.7

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21. Directions: Convert the following weight as indicated. Round weight to the nearest tenth.

14 lb, 4 oz = _____ kg

ANS: 6.5

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22. Directions: Convert the following weight as indicated. Round weight to the nearest tenth.

39 3/4 lb = _____ kg

ANS: 18.1

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23. Directions: Convert the following weight as indicated. Round weight to the nearest tenth.

82 1/2 lb = _____ kg

ANS: 37.5

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24. Directions: Convert the following weight as indicated. Round weight to the nearest tenth.

20.8 kg = _____ lb

ANS: 45.8

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25. Directions: Convert the following weight as indicated. Round weight to the nearest tenth.

43.5 kg = _____ lb

ANS: 95.7

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26. Directions: Convert as indicated.

34 mm = _____ cm

ANS: 3.4

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27. Directions: Convert as indicated.

16.2 in = _____ cm

ANS: 40.5

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28. Directions: Convert as indicated.

27 cm = _____ in

ANS: 10.8

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29. A client’s rash measures 5 cm ´ 4 cm. How much does this measure in inches? _____ in

ANS: 2 ´ 1.6

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30. A wound measures 4.2 cm in length. How many mm is this? _____ mm

ANS: 42

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31. An IV started at 3:10 AM is to be completed in 12 hr 30 min. Determine the completion time (traditional time). _____

ANS: 3:40 PM

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32. An IV started at 0550 is to be completed in 5 hr 10 min. Determine the completion time (international time). _____

ANS: 1100

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33. A client is to take a medication every 6 hours. The first dose is 6:30 AM. What time will the client take the next two doses?

a. Traditional time _________________

b. International time ________________

ANS: a. 12:30 PM, 6:30 PM; b. 1230, 1830

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34. Directions: Convert the following time to international time.

2:35 AM _________________

ANS: 0235

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35. Directions: Convert the following time to international time.

10:19 PM _________________

ANS: 2219

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36. Directions: Convert the following time to international time.

12:19 AM ________________

ANS: 0019

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37. Directions: Convert the following time to traditional time.

2146 ___________

ANS: 9:46 PM

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38. Directions: Convert the following times to traditional time.

2359 _____________

ANS: 11:59 PM

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