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The normal blood level of Mg++ is 1.5 - 2.5 mEq/L. A patient is suffering from hypermagnesimia , and the blood level is found to be 2.61 mEq/L. Express this in mmol/dL unit. Click on the button below to see the answer and explanations

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lb equals 0.1305 mg/dL kg

The term deci liter (dL) means tenth of a liter, or, 100 mL. For Mg++ , the atomic weight is 24 and the valence is 2. Therefore, we can write:
24 mg = 2 mEq.
24 mg = 1 mmol.
therefore 1 mmol = 2 mEq.
This fraction (1 \quad mmol)/(2 \quad mEq) will be used in this problem. Using dimensional analysis, we can write: (2.61 \quad mEq)/(1 \quad L) × (1 \quad mmol)/(2 \quad mEq) × (1 \quad L)/(1000 \quad mL) × (100 \quad mL)/(1 \quad dL)

= (0.1305 \quad mmol)/(dL) Ans.

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