Occasionally, you still need to figure out millequivalents vs millimoles. Or you may need to calculate how much sodium in half normal saline.
Two Pharm D. students prepared a powerpoint to easily walk you through these sometimes tricky calculations.
Millequivalents and Millimole Calculations>
A common problem encountered in pharmacy is how to combine creams or liquids of different strengths to obtain a new strength. We have prepared a powerpoint demonstrating the Alligation Alternate method, a simple way to solve these problems
You will see that this method takes a relatively complex algebraic formula and makes it simple by employing a crossover grid.