Use numerals when numbers are directly used with symbols. Use numerals when expressing ages. If it is an approximate age, spell it out. Use numerals to express size and measurements. Use numerals for everything metric. Centimeters, millimeters, liters, etc.
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Use numerals when numbers are directly used with symbols. Use numerals when expressing ages. If it is an approximate age, spell it out. Use numerals to express size and measurements. Use numerals for everything metric.
Centimeters, millimeters, liters, etc. Use numerals in all expressions pertaining to drugs - this includes strength, dosage and directions. Z-PAK 2 daily on day 1, then 1 daily on days Spell out and hyphenate fractions standing alone. He drank one-half a gallon of apple juice. Use numerals to express mixed fractions. Use commas only if there are 5 or more digits when expressing numbers.
Use numerals when expressing vital statistics including height, weight, blood pressure, pulse and respiration. Substitute a hyphen for the word "to". He is to take tablets of Tylenol every hours p. Leave a space between numerals and measurements unless they form a compound modifier.
It is 6 cm below the It is mL A 4-cm nevus A 2 x 2-mm lesion Always use 0 in front of the decimal point if the number is not a whole number.
Examples: 4 inches, 3-year-old. She has three dogs who have eight fleas each. A total of 7 basal cell carcinomas removed from his left arm. Spell out the number or recast the sentence. Dictated as: 10 milligrams of Reglan was administered stat. Transcribe as: Reglan 10 mg was administered stat. Exception - It is acceptable to begin a sentence with a date. Example - is going to be a prosperous year.
Plurals - do not use an apostrophe to form plural numbers. She was born in the s. Series of numbers - Use numerals if at least one is greater than nine or if there is a mixed or decimal fraction. Example - Jeff has 1 job, 1 place of employment and 18 hours a day to do the work. Apgar scores - Use numerals for ratings and spell out numbers relating to minutes. Rationale - to draw attention to the scores.
Example: The Apgar scores were 6 and 9 at one and five minutes. Apgar is not an acronym. Time Examples.
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Vigore For subdivisions of stages, follow The AAMT Book of Style rules for cancer classifications, and add on-line capital letters without spaces or hyphens: He drank one-half a gallon of apple juice. Spell out all nonmetric measurements. Example — is going to be a prosperous year. Best viewed in x Two numbers should be hyphenated without spaces; add on-line capital letters with no space: Use F for Fahrenheit IF accompanied by the symbol for degree. Each of these is shaped by and inter-related to the others.
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