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Units of Measure

Phil B. Fontanarosa

and Stacy Christiansen

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With the exception of the percent sign, the degree sign (for temperature and angles), and normal and molar solutions (see , Conventional Units and SI Units in JAMA and the Archives Journals, Solutions and Concentration), a full space should appear between the arabic numeral indicating the quantity and the unit of measure.140 nmol/L (not 140nmol/L) 135-150 nmol/L 120 mm Hg 40% adherence rate 40%-50% 45° angle temperature of 37.5°C (not 37.5° C or 37.5 °C)

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