convert pounds to kilograms

It’s easy to convert pounds to kilograms

Kilograms (kg) are now and have been, the unit of measurement used in the US for determining our weight for oral and infusion medication dosages.

The formula to convert pounds to kilograms is simple; multiply your weight in pounds by .453 (i.e. 150lb X .453 = 68kg Note: there may be small rounding errors as the true number to multiple by extends eight decimal places being .45359237)

Want an example of this measure being used?

Prednisone is a first-line treatment for myositis as well as, for some, an ongoing treatment. Your prednisone dosage is calculated by using the conversion above by some myositis specialists.




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