Galen eCalcs - Calculator: Narcotic Equivalency Converter

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Description

The Narcotic Equivalency Converter allows users to compare units between narcotic dosages.


Calculator Search/Filter Keywords

At the calculator level, eCalcs comes delivered with default keywords that can be leveraged in the "Search/Filter" field to enable Specialty or System driven calculator searching. The following calculator keywords are delivered by default for the Narcotic Equivalency Converter:

Specialties

  • Critical Care
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pain Management

Systems

  • None


Calculator Inputs

There are no inputs for this calculator.


Calculator Outputs

Output Mapping Type Description
Initial Narcotic Result The initial drug selected
Initial Route Result The initial route with which the medication is administered
Initial Dose Result The initial dose
Intial Duration Result The length of time between each dose
Converted Narcotic Result The narcotic selected to convert the first
Converted Route Result The route changed
Converted Dose Result The dosage compared to the initial narcotic
Converted Duration Result The length of time between each dose in comparison to the initial duration.


References

http://www.medcalc.com/narcotics.html
http://pharmacistschools.org/drug-use/#TherapeuticInterchange&PotencyConversion