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How do paramedics use math?

Victoria Fowler

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Megan Page on June 22, 2019

Paramedics of the need of mathematics to the calculation of the dose of the medicines used in emergency situations. Many of the medications are dosed based on the weight of the patient, usually milligrams per kg, They must also be able to use the conversion table for changing pounds to kilograms. Also needles, catheters, etc, come in different sizes and mathematics is needed to determine the variations of size.

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