# medicine

the dose of a drug is 500mcg/kg of body weight.how many gm should be given to a child weighing 55 pounds?

dose= weigh*rate= 55lbs*1kg/2.2lbs*500mcg/kg
= 55lbs*kg/2.2lbs*500mcg/kg*1g/10^6 mcg

55lbs*kg/2.2lbs*500mcg/kg*1g/10^6mcg

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