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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 18.5.7, 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


45° angle

temperature of 37.5°C (not 37.5° C or 37.5 °C)

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